Los Angeles, CA: How America Became a Food Truck Nation
By Jonthan Gold | Smithsonianmag.com If you want to see what eating in Los Angeles is like, beyond the gold-plated Beverly Hills bistros and the...
West Monroe, LA: Mobile Food Vending is No Easy Task
That ordinance, which was originally brought up in the spring, was challenged by owners of restaurants, specifically in southern Monroe who were worried about being put out of business.
Detroit, MI: Meet Ann Arbor’s Newest Food Truck – General’s Mobile Coney
The food truck is getting a makeover in the next couple weeks before General’s Mobile Coney is up and running. The truck will visit different office parks in Ann Arbor and will also be used for events.
Wilmington, NC: Food Trucks Take Over Commercial Space
Wilmington city rules require food truck operators to work from brick-and-mortar kitchens, a mandate challenging food truck operators.
Chicago, IL: Unlikely Food Truck Operator Takes on Salsa, City Regulations
Chicago now allows food trucks to cook their eats onboard — but if you want to operate a mobile kitchen, you need a place to park it.
Ft. Worth, TX: Shady Fort Worth Food Truck Exposed
Food trucks are all required to park at a commissary overnight, where they're thoroughly scrubbed down and cleaned—and can dispose of their waste properly and safely—but the city of Fort Worth merely requires trucks to visit a commissary once a day, and some of the mobile eateries aren't even doing that.
Dallas, TX: Investigation Exposes Concerns About Fort Worth Food Truck Regulations
Fort Worth requires its food trucks to visit a commissary each day but does not make them stay overnight. News 8 followed five food trucks after closing time and found none went to a commissary.
Salt Lake City, UT: Health Dept. Closes 8 Taco Carts in SLC
Food was prepared at home and not at an approved commissary
Charlotte, NC: Food Trucks Can Skip the Full Kitchen Under New Law
No more commissary kitchen requirements for food trucks
Food Trucks May No Longer Have to Have a Home Base
“No commissary,” or "home-base restaurant" if they’re fully self-sufficient.