This Saturday, Philadelphia food trucks will battle for supremacy at the third annual Vendy Awards, an event from NYC's Street Vendor Project that serves as a fundraiser for The Food Trust.
Food trucks are not a common sight in the Pittsburgh market, due to a variety of restrictive laws that make it hard for them to do business. According to Pittsburgh Mobile Food, which advocates for Pittsburgh's mobile food industry, city requirements that food trucks move every 30 minutes, stay at least 500 feet from any business with a similar product for sale, refrain from parking at metered spaces, and not sell food after midnight, severely limits where and when a food truck can operate.
Food trucks are very popular. They're a fast and quick way to grab something to eat, but these trucks are banned in a local community. Now some are trying to change that.
he lunchtime destination at the Marine Parade Grounds includes an ever-changing rotation of the city’s best food trucks, including dessert trucks. These dessert trucks bring a variety of sweets, including cupcakes, ice cream, popsicles, and even ice cream sandwiches made of cookies!
Her most popular cupcake is Banana Fluffernutter, which won an award at ArtsQuest's Cupcake Bowl. She make more than 20 varieties and often comes up with new flavors for special events. For Cinco de Mayo, she created chocolate chipotle and mango jalapeno cupcakes. Other popular flavors are lemon berry, strawberries and cream, vanilla bean and chocolate peanut butter.
With the inaugural date set for May 18, Jennifer Schick reached out to let us know the roster of food trucks she’s enlisted for Phair.
In The Food Trust’s own words: “Tacos, curries, doubles, gyros, samosas, arepas, gazpacho, crepes and poutine.
Some food trucks already operate in Wilkes-Barre. As long as food truck owners pay a license fee, they are allowed to work in Wilkes-Barre for the year
It was a matter of growing out of the space. I was using my father’s kitchen at night. And I was doing pretty much everything myself. It was like: Order it. Measure it. Bake it. Sell it. No sleep
Starting Say Cheese was initially a joke. We thought it would be hilarious to open a food truck selling only grilled cheese. The more we delved into the nuts and bolts of the business, we realized there was really something there. Since then, we've been flexing our creative muscles.