We really just want to show the importance of why the food vendor industry is important, and a significant part of the fabric of the city of Birmingham that makes us unique
Birmingham, AL: Thousands Sample Offerings from Birmingham’s Food Trucks At Inaugural Street Food Rally
Ordinarily, food trucks roll through the city, parking at places convenient for foot traffic. This afternoon, thousands of people returned the favor, seeking out the food trucks assembled in the parking lot of the Martin Biscuit Building.
Sunday's event will feature a total of 10 food trucks, including Cantina on Wheels, Dreamcakes Bakery, MELT, Slice and Spoonfed Gril
The thing about our menu is it’s back-to-basics, with some modern twists on a comfort food. So while it’s grilled cheese, they are a little more modern, but they are still comforting.
I think it is going to be something that, between the city and the coalition, we can work out together for the trucks to be successful without affecting the other businesses in the city.
Tacos and Vietnamese sandwiches and gourmet popsicles. Depending on where you are in Alabama, you don't necessarily have to go to a restaurant to find these things. They're on the street in food trucks
Birmingham, AL: Food Truck Operators form Greater Birmingham Street Food Coalition to Promote, Protect...
Food truck operators around Birmingham have circled the wagons, and announced today they have formed a coalition to promote the city’s growing street food industry and guard against too much government regulation.
The city should be focused on protecting the public’s health and safety, not stifling entrepreneurship at the behest of a few restaurants.
We hope to be the pioneer – to be the first to do that (in Birmingham)
Shindigs Catering donated 10 percent of their food truck sales