Food truck advocates seemed cheered by the council's willingness to at least hear the issue. One food truck owner was optimistic. "The council has made great progress from where we were a year ago to where we are now
A hot-dog vendor should not set up in front of a hotdog restaurant, but a taco truck might be out front, and that would be OK
Lexington’s food scene is expanding into small places. Street corners and sidewalks are being overtaken by mobile kitchens – food trucks – that come in all shapes, sizes and types.
Council Member Diane Lawless clarified that she’d already expressed questions throughout the Task Force process as to why Revenue and Building Inspection were governing the food trucks’ daily whereabouts when that responsibility and oversight is already addressed by the Health Department.
The truck will be a fully equipped mobile kitchen, but storage space is limited so they will use a small number of ingredients
This was the second such event.
Matthew Davis, owner of Lil' Cheezers, says he met with the Metro Council on Friday.
Mayor makes it clear they welcome these restaurants on wheels