City Councilman Kwanza Hall wants more street food vendors in Atlanta. He, along with Fulton County Commissioner Joan Garner, met with potential vendors Saturday.
Tex’s Tacos is preparing to hit the ground running (cruising?) in a new food truck dishing out tacos, quesadillas, loaded fries and more. The cuisine, which they’ve dubbed “Nueva Texicana,” will focus on fresh, homemade ingredients and updated takes on classics.
Tomas Lee and his self-described “hole-in-the-wall” restaurant Hankook Taqueria on Collier Road have been featured in The New York Times and on Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate” with Alton Brown is taking his Korean-style tacos to the streets.
The first Urban Picnic of 2011 will take place at the Sweet Auburn Curb Market on Saturday, March 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with food trucks and street food vendors offering samples of their new culinary treats.
On Feb. 19, Fulton County health officials tapped the brakes on Poncey-Highland's growing reputation as a hot spot for street food after they shut down two popular vendors over permitting issues.
The Fulton County Office of Environmental Health — a division within the Department of Health & Wellness — issued a press release explaining its shuttering of three mobile food operations in Poncey-Highland yesterday.