A food truck frenzy will be taking over the Downtown Market on Saturday, May 30 with five food trucks taking over for the day.
The commission directed city staff to take another look at the ordinance taking into account the public comments and clarify some of the language.
Joe Sciamanna of Dago Joe’s Italian Food Truck said he took action after being interviewed by a WXYZ-TV news reporter when the truck was at Campus Martius in downtown Detroit earlier this week.
A product of the Downtown Street Eats program, food trucks, such as Red Chopsticks, Rollin Stone Wood Fired Pizza, Hero or Villian, among many, many others, will be parked at the square between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily.
The city last year adopted a mobile food vending ordinance to allow for the trendy grab-and-go meal option for downtown and other locations throughout the city. The ordinance covers motorized food vehicles, food trailers and food stands.
I have a confession to make. I have never been to a food truck rodeo! Although rave reviews and mouth-watering photos of Rochester’s trendy and unique food trucks regularly appear on my social media feeds, I’ve never fed on any of their delights!
Event will feature live entertainment, beer/wine tent and some of metro Detroit’s finest food trucks
We decided to host food truck rallies this year because we wanted to give trucks and carts that can’t sell here weekly as a vendor at our evening market a chance to show off their skills to the Ann Arbor community