mobile food trucks

The Salt
3:59 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

The Latest Food Truck Theme Is Marijuana For Lunch

The MagicalButter food truck is called The Samich.
Courtesy of MagicalButter

Originally published on Thu May 15, 2014 11:09 am

Food trucks have been steadily multiplying in cities across the country for a few years now. So their collision with the brave new world of marijuana edibles — from brownies to gummy candy — was probably inevitable, at least in the states where the drug is now legal.

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Texas Food
4:18 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Kosher Taco Truck Tours Streets Of El Paso

Conversos y Tacos is a gourmet kosher taco truck touring the streets of El Paso this summer. (Courtesy of Peter Svarzbein)

Originally published on Wed August 21, 2013 4:36 pm

The Southwest border is a place where people and cultures collide and inevitably blend together.

For El Paso, Texas, artist Peter Svarzbein, it’s the perfect setting to introduce a food experiment that compliments his latest project.

He combined his experience as a Jew growing up on Mexico’s doorstep to create a new twist on an iconic dish.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Mónica Ortiz Uribe of Fronteras Desk has the story on the kosher taco.

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Local Business
5:05 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

Port San Antonio Launches Food Truck Court

Spice Sea food truck is in rotation at Port San Antonio
Eileen Pace TPR

Even though thousands of workers file into different businesses at Port San Antonio every day, there have been relatively few places for them to go for lunch.

As of early March, gourmet foods, burgers and ethnic specialties are offered at the Port in the form of the newest food truck court. Each Tuesday and Thursday at the corner of General Hudnell and Billy Mitchell Boulevard the trucks park for lunch.

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Family-Friendly Downtown
4:50 pm
Tue September 4, 2012

City Seeing Success with Downtown Tuesdays and Food Trucks

Kai Kamaka plays some music to add to the party-like atmosphere at the food truck setup at Travis Park
Ryan Loyd Texas Public Radio

On this late summer evening in Travis Park, people are spending more time and more money at the mobile food trucks camped out. Kai Kamaka strums a ukulele while the trucks offer up their specials.

“We love to do this kind of stuff all the time and bringing entertainment to anywhere gathers people together," said Kamaka. "When you get entertainment and food, makes it a great party.”

Several months ago, the city revised when and where food trucks would go for its pilot program that lasts until the end of October.

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