A stretch of Gene Leahy Mall will be filled with food trucks on Thursdays from July through September.
Omaha's food truck community is growing. There are now more than 50 registered food trucks in Douglas County. Just down the street from Chicago Dawg House, Peanut Butter Johnny's food truck just opened three weeks ago.
Island Seasons Mobile Kitchen, a food truck owned and operated by Kerry and Laela Williams, has made the lot its permanent location.
The restaurant opened this week and is serving New York-style pizza as well as “grandma pie” — a thin pan pizza that’s popular in Long Island and New Jersey — salad and Italian desserts. The restaurant has a bar that stocks beer, wine and select liquors.
Localmotive Food Truck is now serving lunch in addition to late-night food in the Old Market.
“It’s a combination of different types of flavors,” said owner Christopher Hamenoo. “I took different styles and combined them. It’s my own style of cooking.”
One of Omaha’s oldest old-school steakhouses is taking a turn for the decidedly modern: Piccolo Pete’s is starting a food truck.
Don't forget to show hospitality to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it
Launching a restaurant used to require the right location
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