Food Truck Tracker: Feb. 1-7 [Free]

Will Kreznick

SOUTHEASTERN NC—The food truck tracker is a place to find Wilmington’s best food trucks. Events are subject to weather conditions and cancellations — so check back throughout the week.

The addresses of where the food trucks will be parked are alphabetized at the bottom of the article.

Run a food truck and want to be included? Send schedules every Monday morning by 8 a.m. to Shea Carver at [email protected]

A&M’s RED FOOD TRUCK
Classic sliders and tacos, featuring beef, pork, chicken, fish, and vegan options. A&M is also known (and loved) for their “loaded tots.”

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First Tenant Revealed For Incoming Dunwoody Food Hall

Will Kreznick

Dunwoody resident Teresa Acosta has been selected as the winner of The Hall’s inaugural “culinary talent search” earning the chef a complimentary vendor space in the forthcoming food hall — the first-known tenant for the nine-tenant establishment.

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Spanning the course of three months, Acosta beat applicants across a national search to receive the rent-free spot, according to a press release. Acosta’s signature dish — a Cuban sandwich and yuca fries — will be at the focus of the chef’s yet-to-be-named stall expected to open in The

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Las Vegas now has a vegan food bank

Will Kreznick

An entirely vegan food bank opened in January, offering vegetables, fruits, pastas, rice, beans, and more for those in need. LasVegan Food Bank distributes about 40 boxes of food every Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m. at RIR Animal Sanctuary at 6625 S. Valley View Boulevard.

Those who want to help the organization can donate non-perishable food at Veg-In-Out Market, Go Vegan Cafe & Juice Bar, and Tarantino’s Vegan, and the organization accepts cash donations for produce purchases on the day the boxes are handed out.

In order to pick up a box, people need to sign up in advance

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Fast Food Ban passes second reading

Will Kreznick

Fast food restaurants are once again prohibited in the Third Street Promenade, but Santa Monica’s Planning Commission still hopes for renewed discussion on the ordinance some time in 2021.

Santa Monica City Council retroactively reestablished an Interim Zoning Ordinance last Tuesday that was previously passed in Nov. 2018 to prevent the proliferation of fast food restaurants on the Promenade.

The ordinance defines a fast-food restaurant as a place where orders are taken at a walk-up window, counter or machine; payment is completed prior to food consumption; and food is served with disposable, one-time, or limited-use wrapping, containers, or utensils; and

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Singapore’s iconic, but endangered, street food now has UNESCO status

Will Kreznick

After the war, unemployment was high, and many citizens turned to hawking. But the practice really began to thrive after the British granted Singapore its independence in 1965. The country was on the path to industrialisation, but it had a public nuisance problem—widespread squatter colonies and slums and 25,000-plus itinerant hawkers who were littering the streets.

To deal with the housing shortage, the Singapore government created more “new towns,” away from the cramped city centre. Each community would have high-rises, schools, medical clinics, parks, police stations, and hawker centres within walking distance of each other. Many street hawkers were relocated

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