Nobly POS to demo mobile product with Star Micronics at Birmingham UK Coffee Festival

Star Micronics, a POS printer manufacturer, has joined forces with Nobly POS to provide an mPOS solution designed for coffee shops and mobile food and drink businesses. Nobly POS will demonstrate the solution at the Birmingham Coffee Festival, July 1-2,...

Health district shuts down two Las Vegas food trucks

The Southern Nevada Health District shut down two food trucks following inspections on June 23: Best Mobile Catering Service and Kenya's Catering, according to Eater Las Vegas. Inspectors found a lack of adequate refrigeration on Best Mobile Catering Service. The...

Second Staten Island food truck festival draws weekend crowds

The second annual Food Truck Festival at Mount Loretto in Pleasant Plains, New York drew crowds over the weekend as a variety of food trucks – some coming the first time – lined the CYO-MIV field, according to Staten...

App enables customers to track food trucks, place orders and pay

Bistro Planet in Woodland Hills, California has developed an app that enables customers to locate food trucks in real-time, view their menus and prices, order and pay, according to the Pasadena Star-News. "The nice thing about food trucks is that...

Food Truck Frenzy returns to park in Washington state

The second annual Food Truck Frenzy will take place Saturday, June 24 at Bradley Lake Park in Puyallup, Washington state, featuring 18 food trucks, music and family activities, according to The News Tribune. The event is free and runs from...

Kansas City school district uses food truck as part of summer meal program

The Kansas City public school district has deployed a food truck to provide free meals this summer to youths 18 and under and their parents, according to The Kansas City Star.

Chicago’s harsh food truck rules push some owners to start brick and mortar restaurants

Chicago's strict food truck rules have decimated the number of food trucks, but in several instances, the food truck owners have migrated to brick and mortar restaurants, according to bisnow. The city has designated 37 food truck zones, but trucks...

Hickory, North Carolina lawmakers approve food truck rules

The Hickory, North Carolina city council recently approved guidelines to allow food trucks and other vendors to operate in six city parking lots and six city parks, according to The Hickory Record. The regulations approved Tuesday were less restrictive than...

California city launches Food Truck Thursdays

Antioch, California has begun hosting Food Truck Thursdays in the parking lot of the Community Center and Prewett Water Park on Lone Tree Way, according to the East Bay Times. Held from 5 to 9 p.m. through the fall on Thursdays, the event also features wine, beer and dessert.

Lynchburg, Virginia parks and recreation to host event featuring food trucks

The Lynchburg, Virginia parks and recreation department is hosting its 5th annual "Music at Miller," featuring entertainment and food trucks at Miller Park on Saturday, July 1 from 4 p.m.

Fresno, California gets another food truck venue

A new food truck venue called Fresno Streatz has launched in a downtown parking lot in Fresno, California, according to The Fresno Bee. The South Stadium location on Van Ness Avenue near Inyo Street that used to be a thrift...

Lorena, Texas considers food truck park

The city of Lorena, Texas plans to test a pilot program to allow food trucks to operate within city limits, according to The Waco-Tribune Herald. City Manager Joseph Pace updated the city council on plans for the project after two...

Two Connecticut towns approve food trucks with restrictions

The towns of Enfield and West Hartford, Connecticut have allowed food trucks to operate in their jurisdictions, according to The Hartford Business Journal. The trucks are allowed to operate on a restricted basis, partly in deference to brick-and-mortar restaurants. West Hartford now allows trucks in the New Park Avenue industrial zone.

Billings, Montana food truck uses solar energy to save costs

A food truck in Billings, Montana called Rudeboys is using solar panels to reduce energy costs and hopefully improve productivity, according to The Billings Gazette. The three panels are attached to the back and side of the truck, allowing the...

Food Truck Festival returns to Eugene, Oregon

The Eugene Mission's second annual Food Truck Festival will take place at the Lane Events Center in Eugene, Oregon this Saturday, with 50 food trucks, according to The Register-Guard. The event raises money for the homeless. The festival, hosted by Eugene-based SELCO Community Credit Union, lasts from 11 a.m.

Lunchtime Food Truck Rallies continue in Urbana, Illinois

Lunchtime Food Truck Rallies are being held every last Tuesday of the month until the end of October outside of the Urbana Civic Center in Urbana, Illinois, according to The Daily Illini, the student newspaper at the University of Illinois. The events have no admission fee and take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa to have 2 food truck events this summer

Food trucks will gather at Greene Square in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa from July 7 to Sept 29, according to The Gazette. The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance announced the plan. Food trucks will park next to Greene Square from 11 a.m.

Springfield, Illinois food trucks forced to move, despite complying with city rules

Springfield, Illinois city officials on Tuesday instructed food trucks to move from Adams Street to Washington Street in response to complaints, according to The State Journal-Register. Some food truck owners worry the move indicates a change in policy that could...

Déjà vu: Another nutrition labeling delay from feds

Yet another nutrition labeling mandate has been delayed by the FDA. According to MarketWatch and other online sources, Tuesday, the U.S.

Food Truck Fest comes to Vineland, New Jersey in August

Main Street Vineland will hold its first Food Truck Fest on The Ave. on Landis Avenue in Vineland, New Jersey, Aug.

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