Running a food truck business can be a time- and cost-intensive endeavor. If running a food truck is your dream, here's what you need to know to succeed.
By Terin Miller May 14, 2019 4:53 PM EDT
From 1691, when New Amsterdam (now New York) began regulating street vendors with push carts, ready-made food being sold from a cart or truck has been part of the history of American cuisine.
Whether empanadas and steamed tamales, hamburgers, peanut butter and jelly or grilled cheese sandwiches, halal food or falafel, "street meat" and other vendors have become ubiquitous on college campuses, construction sites, neighborhood celebrations and urban streets. And they are fast gaining popularity outside any locations where a crowd attends an event and is likely to get hungry.