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The Growing Trend of Food Trucks in Houston

The food truck scene isn’t just a passing fad. Food trucks are expanding, some even adding brick-and-mortar locations, including Bernie’s Burger Bus and Good Dog Houston. Why are they growing? What do traditional restaurateurs think of them – are they competition? What challenges/obstacles do they face? Craig Cohen spoke with author of Houston’s Top 100 […]

The Waffle Bus, one of many food trucks on the scene in Houston. (Image by luna715)

The food truck scene isn’t just a passing fad. Food trucks are expanding, some even adding brick-and-mortar locations, including Bernie’s Burger Bus and Good Dog Houston. Why are they growing? What do traditional restaurateurs think of them – are they competition? What challenges/obstacles do they face? Craig Cohen spoke with author of Houston’s Top 100 Food Trucks in Paul Galvan, Mali Pferd owner and operator of Good Dog Houston and Katherine Shilcutt, James Beard-nominated food writer and features editor at Houstonia Magazine.

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