Food truck owners we spoke to were all aware of the "roach coach" stigma associated with their business, but they all say they are working to change that by offering a variety of clean and safe food.
Executive committee recommends that “the A La Cart Street Food Pilot project be discontinued immediately, prior to season three of the planned pilot project.”
Ramsey says the teeth he sought have come back to bite him — since November, nine of his 53 vehicles either have not passed or would be unable to pass a city Fire Department inspection mandated by the new mobile food vending requirements.
It seems that tailored food safety regulations are closely following behind what has become a nationwide phenomenon: food trucks. Santa Monica is the latest municipality to adopt health standards specific to the trendy food establishments-on-wheels.
253 permit holders have actually opened new mobile food establishments.
Live at LA Health Dept in Los Angeles. Demonstrating how the new food truck letter grading system is implemented.
Food trucks have popped up all over the country, even garnering enough attention to warrant national competitions itching to crown the next Food Truck King. For instance, on The Food Network’s new reality show “The Great Food Truck Race,” food trucks from across the country compete to sell the most food to patrons, with the champ winning $50,000 to help his or her business.