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Burlingame, CA: Food Vendors Find Proposed Styrofoam Ban Palatable

"We are phasing out our Styrofoam soup and salad containers," said Azzam Shibli

NYC: Food Truck Tiff Highlights Challenge to Growing Industry

The owners of two popular food trucks exchanged barbs on Twitter Friday over a piece of premium real estate in Midtown East.

LA/NY: Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwiches

Out of a pink-topped silver ice cream truck, Coolhaus serves Brobdingnagian ice cream sandwiches.

Memphis: City Council Passed the Ordinance That Lifts Restrictions on Food Trucks

Good news for those of you who love food on wheels: the city council passed the ordinance that lifts restrictions on food trucks. I’m looking forward to mobile tacos in Memphis soon.

Ventura, CA: Where Are Our Chefs Now?

Vazquez was something of a rock star, given to wearing his hair in spikes and a wallet chain dangling from underneath his black chef's coat.

Toronto: Street Vendors in Failing “A La Carte” Program Ready to Serve Up Lawsuits

"It was a project designed to fail," said one city councillor, on Wednesday, after the street vendor program got caught up in red tape, and crashed and burned.

NYC: Announcing the 2011 Vendy Awards

On Saturday, September 24th, 2011, some of the most delicious street food vendors in all of NYC will descend on Governors Island to compete for The Vendy Cup.

Hell On Wheels: Why Food Truck Owners Are Feeling The Heat

"Food trucks are hot all over the U.S. right now, thriving in places as diverse as Portland, Austin and even Columbus," says Lizzy Caston

Food Trucks Lead The Way In Culinary Innovation

In my opinion, food trucks provide more opportunity for food innovation than most corporate QSR chains because they are not burdened with corporate bureaucracy.

Food Trucks: What’s Going on in Other Cities?

Yellow Submarine at one of the earlier food truck gatherings--the Fall for the Arts festival last year. We've been hearing a lot more about food trucks lately. But I must ask, where is the cross-cultural perspective, the historical view? Here, for your consideration, are some selected (recent-ish) moments in U.S. food truck history....

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