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Although the trucks — or “mobile food units,” as they are more officially known — are not banned outright in Chapel Hill, regulations are currently so confusing and prohibitive that they often act as an effective ban.
Late at night, you’ll find the Dim and Den Sum food truck, complete with a cartoon octopus painted on the side, roaming the streets of Tremont.
At last Monday's city council meeting, several restaurant owners complained that food trucks lure potential customers away and leave the streets teeming with trash, prompting the City Council to discuss imposing more stringent regulations on the mobile eateries.
Denver, Colorado, like many places in the US, is seeing the increase in mobile vending. This increase has led to some push back from traditional brick and mortar establishments as well as hot dog vendors concerned about increased street food competition.
In the midst of the “great recession” and all the preaching about how small business is the heart of the American economy, why not expand our investment beyond traditional brick and mortar businesses?
One well-known chef who is operating both a food truck and a pop up restaurant is Ludo Lefebvre. The LudoBites concept is extending his Los Angeles clientele beyond the walls of the traditional kitchen.