NEWBURYPORT - A new ordinance aimed at restricting the number of vendor carts in downtown Newburyport may not allow Jonathan "J.P." Arslanian to sell Lobster Rolls in front of the Custom House as he did this past summer.
With temperatures dipping below freezing, the hungry masses who assembled on Franklin Square on Monday enjoyed a rare opportunity to sample the menus of 12 different food trucks -- assuming, that is, their numb tongues allowed them to taste anything at all.
“Typical POS systems for restaurants won’t work for us. Those systems are designed for brick-and-mortar locations and cost thousands of dollars.”
A good example of a trend in the service area is the food trucks which have popped up all over Washington.
So why do these chuck wagons continue to roll during winter? Simple: They have bills to pay, such as commissary and vehicle storage fees, and people to keep employed.