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By adamg - 5/14/17 - 10:25 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that while the chain's brick-and-mortar outlets are open again after that E. coli issue, the trucks will stay off the road while it builds its own kitchen facility for them.

By adamg - 8/3/15 - 6:30 pm

The Forward explains why the Chubby Chickpea decided to stop spending the money for kosher certification.

By adamg - 6/5/14 - 10:40 am

Food On Wheels - A Mini-Documentary

A mini-documentary on some of Boston's food trucks by Mike Irving.

Via MC Slim JB.

By adamg - 4/17/14 - 5:42 pm

Boston is about to get what could be the nation's first Uyghur food truck:

Although the truck won't have an onboard noodle maker turning out plates of lagman, the truck -- which is scheduled to hit the streets in the coming days -- will be serving Uyghur style kebabs, sold on skewers or inside wraps.

More on Uyghur Kitchen and Uyghur food.

Via Eater Boston.

By adamg - 4/3/14 - 9:50 am

Limeduck gives a thumbs up to the pulled pork sandwich and baked beans he got the other day at Lillian's Smokin Rack at City Hall.

By adamg - 3/13/14 - 9:32 am

Boston's Mobile Food Truck Committee (yes, of course the city has a Mobile Food Truck Committee) has approved a pilot project in which food trucks can keep serving food until midnight in designated areas in Copley Square and at Boston University East and Northeastern on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Mayor Walsh says that if the pilot proves successful, he'd want to look at expanding it to other areas.

By adamg - 5/4/13 - 8:04 pm

LiveEastie.com interviews one of the owners of Shuckin' Truck, which now serves up seafood in East Boston.

We do try to source our seafood from the family of fishing vessels in RI. However, due to the fact that we now operate 7 days a week, it's hard for them to keep up with the demand. Our secondary source is directly from the Boston Pier every morning.

By adamg - 9/24/12 - 6:29 am

The Daily Free Press reports Boston University is planning a food truck of its own - specializing in Asian fusion food.

By adamg - 8/6/12 - 2:50 pm

"Do Not Serve" posters featuring Andelmans have gone up at the Staff Meal food truck, BostInno reports. It's partly due to an argument over whether food trucks are stealing business from restaurants, but goes back to last year's ugly little incident at Grill 23.

By adamg - 4/6/12 - 9:02 am

Armed with an April food-truck schedule, David at Limeduck is attempting to sample the offerings from each truck. He starts with a visit to the venerable Savory Food Truck 1, which was dishing up Chinese food at MIT probably long before anybody at Clover was even born:

By adamg - 3/5/12 - 6:13 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports on an impending addition to Boston's food-truck scene.

By adamg - 1/15/12 - 12:30 pm

Adam Gendreau, co-owner and co-operator of the Staff Meal food truck, has penned an open letter to city officials about Boston's nascent food-truck efforts:

Despite the media portrayal that the food truck industry in Boston is thriving, the reality is that the city hasn’t implemented a system that will allow food trucks to succeed.

By adamg - 1/12/12 - 12:17 pm

The state Department of Transportation and the city of Boston today announced a competition for applications that let users navigate between the T and the Hubway bike system and find the location of the nearest food trucks.

State and city officials are hoping the real-time MBTA and Hubway data, coupled with information about food trucks, will lead to the same sorts of applications that emerged after a similar competition in 2009, then based just on data for certain bus routes.

By adamg - 10/4/11 - 7:44 am

Hairee Lee interviews the people behind three of our homegrown food trucks - and one homegrown coffee-cart-on-a-bike.

By adamg - 9/4/11 - 10:54 am

Jacqueline Church samples the offerings at BBQsmith, a food truck that can now often be found parked by the Chinatown gate.

I chose the smoked beef sandwich. Doc had smoked pork. Both sandwiches were fantastic.

By JohnAKeith - 7/13/11 - 8:18 pm

Today was scheduled to be the day that 15 food trucks first turned on their grills to serve hungry Boston patrons.

According to Boston.com, however, "at least nine" of the 15 trucks were not in their assigned locations, many of which are located in the Boston Proper neighborhoods.

By adamg - 4/7/11 - 9:48 am

At Washington and Ave. de Lafayette until 3 p.m., BostInnovation advises. Cupcakes and grilled cheese, anyone?

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