The ultimate goal was to cook up fresh, original dishes comprised of produce acquired by the farmers at the market.
Legalizing street food would make it safer for consumers, because taco stands would be subject to inspections by the county Health Department. Income from city vending permits or fees could fund tougher police enforcement against illegal sellers.
Los Angeles officials are preparing to embark on a very different strategy: embracing street vending.
The key components for the vending business is knowing the health regulations, knowing your own limitations and understanding your market
The Mooresville man’s kitchen on wheels, The Homegrown Crepe, sells just what its name implies. And it's seen a lot of miles in the past year, riding all over Iredell and Mecklenburg counties to serve up made-from-scratch crepes.
New rules restrict where the trucks can park. They are not allowed in downtown Orlando and food truck operators are now forced to empty nearby trash cans in areas where they do business.
Under Edmonton’s policies, street vendors can operate until 3 a.m., unless they are in a city park. In a park, they can operate until 11 p.m. or the stated closing time of the park.
D.C. Council member Vincent B. Orange (D-At Large) says he will introduce an emergency amendment next week in an attempt to bridge the divide between food trucks and bricks-and-mortar restaurants and pave the way for new vending regulations for the first time in more than 30 years.
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.