Tag: New Orleans
Gumbo, shrimp po'boys, and red beans and rice are just some of the New Orleans classics trucking across the uptown campus when Roulez NOLA Comfort Food – the first food truck in the nation available exclusively for university meal plan subscribers – rolls.c
Put down that corndog, you're in New Orleans. Eat local. As the number of food trucks in New Orleans has grown, the eats along Mardi Gras parade routes have gotten better and more interesting.
"Rouler allows us to serve students their New Orleans favorites - gumbo, po boys, red beans - almost anywhere on campus," said Tom Beckmann, C.E.C., Sodexo General Manager in a statement. “Tulane students come from all 50 states and can't get enough of the local cuisine. Rouler will be able to offer that to students throughout campus, not just the main dining hall.”
West Bankers stepped out despite the summer heat to enjoy Gretna Food Truck Fest 2015 recently at the Farmers Marketplace in the heart of Old Gretna.
Food trucks are at Dat Dog on Freret St.; the emporium of sausages has live music and drink specials.
The Krewe of Freret announced today “EAT STREET”, a free summer concert series and member drive every Saturday in August at Freret Street Publiq House.
The Wround Up, with its delicious fare and convivial crowd, reminds me that I'm halfway to the weekend, but there's no shame in getting started early.
Two amendments to New Orleans' food truck ordinance taste like victory. Thursday, the City Council voted to eliminate a 600-foot buffer zone around restaurants for the 100 food trucks that currently have permits.
Trucks can park anywhere zoned for commercial, industrial or mixed use, but would need to apply for a “franchise” from the city to park elsewhere. Each application would require council approval.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu says he and members of the City Council have introduced a new ordinance governing the operation of food trucks in New Orleans.