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Paris Sandwich has two stores in Chinatown, serving Vietnamese dishes, banh mi sandwiches and more. They are the 1st banh mi truck in NYC, although there is a Banh Mi Cart in the Financial District.
They're just trying to get something passed,” he said. “But this isn’t any better than the ordinance that is currently on the books so I don’t know why they're rushing to get this done
Looks like Jersey City is poised to make it nearly impossible for food truck owners to make a living there
A requirement for mobile vendors to attend a food-handling course was also eliminated from the ordinance, which has been in the works for years and has been in front of the council numerous times without ever making it to adoption.
The measure would require that food trucks and other mobile food vendors move at least 150 feet every two hours. The current requirement is that vendors move every 20 minutes, though it is rarely enforced.
The Jersey Journal spoke to brothers Bill and Gus Papathanasis, who run two food trucks that sit outside the university campus every weekday. The men said they shouldn’t be forced to move every two hours, arguing that they don’t compete with any restaurants.
The new regulations would force the vendors to stay at least 300 feet away from any licensed brick-and-mortar eatery, and they would have to move at least 150 feet every two hours.
When we went to the All About Downtown Festival in Jersey City, there were more than a dozen of NYC’s best food trucks, and there were also a few local Jersey City vendors.
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