The West End Food Park is now in full swing at 2419 W. Fairview Ave. The formerly vacant parking lot now boasts a barn-like shaded dining area with picnic tables, lights and a couple of porta-potties. Though a bit off the beaten path, the spot has attracted a number of food trucks looking to break into Boise's street eats scene.
Food truck pods are already commonplace in cities like Austin, Texas, and Portland, Ore. In addition to offering a centralized street eats space for consumers, pods also provide basic infrastructure like picnic tables, lighting, bathrooms and sometimes even stages for live entertainment.
Most people don't eat hamburgers at 6 am, but that's right about when the GMI crew starts getting hungry for lunch
Two months ago, we wrote about how the national food cart trend has largely bypassed Idaho.
"It's called Archie's Place after my two-year-old son Archie."
The punlicious truck will make its official debut at the Meridian Urban Market on Thursday, May 5, serving chile relleno with roasted tomatillo salsa in honor of Cinco de Mayo.
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