185 Berry has been hosting daily food-truck minipods (JapaCurry, Senor Sisig, Little Green Cyclo, Brass Knuckle, and more) since Specialty's departed. They'll disappear once Focaccia starts selling, says Richard Hayes, vice president of leasing for McCarthy Cook, the company that manages China Basin.
The owners behind 32 trucks are banding together to form the New York City Food Truck Association. The group hired Capalino & Co. to push for speedier licensing and the right to park and vend at metered spots.
That’s right, Jack in the Box is taking its fast-food show on the road and will soon be coming to an event, venue or street near you.
"The mobile food movement will also continue to gain steam in 2011", Riehle says.
Vancouver is looking to become the first city in Canada to implement minimum nutritional standards for new street food vendors.
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.
When the Heavenly Mountain Resort in Lake Tahoe, Nev., wanted to promote its ski passes this season, it chose a food truck filled with snow cones driven by two improv actors to publicize its message.