November 25 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Food Truck Highlight of the Week: Cajun Tailgators Owners/operators/husband-and-wife team Ann Keady and Jason Key met in college at LSU, tailgated to all of the football games, graduated, and continue their passion for all things Louisiana and LSU. Cajun Tailgators started rolling in February 2012 just after the initial wave of Dallas food trucks started.  Cajun’s […]

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November 18 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Food Truck Highlight of the Week: The Butcher’s Son The Butcher’s Son rolled into town in October 2011, the product of Two Trucks, LLC, created by Dain Pool and Jon Wagner.   Both founders have restaurant experience in their blood with Dain the son of the founder of Pool’s Restaurant Group in Atlanta and Jon the […]

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November 11 Food Truck News and Schedule for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Food Truck Highlight of the Week: Ruthie’s Grilled Cheese Ruthie’s Grilled Cheese started out as a side project of In Any Event, an event planning company run by Ashlee Kleinert.  Food trucks were growing in Los Angeles and Austin and it seemed like a great complement to the existing business.  Ashlee named the business for […]

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November 4 Food Truck News and Schedule for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Food Truck Highlight of the Week: Gandolfo’s NY Deli Original franchisee/operator Randy Wolken brought a mobile Gandolfo’s to Dallas in May 2011 under then franchise system creator/consulter Dain Pool.  Wolken was so excited that he was sending pictures along his route as he drove his newly refurbished food truck from Miami to Dallas.  As he […]

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October 28 Food Truck News and Schedule for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Truck of the Week: Jack’s Chowhound After spending time in Los Angeles, owner/operator Jack Mooney came back to Texas in 2011 and started working through the then-onerous regulations to start his food truck: Jack’s Chowhound.  Jack started rolling in June 2011, right with the first wave of Dallas-based food trucks.  Jack can usually be found […]

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October 21 Food Truck News and Schedule for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Highlight Food Trailer of the Week: Trailercakes Trailercakes is owned by co-founders Heather Zidell and Leora Lesh.  They bought a misfit Airstream off of Ebay in mid-2010 that was sitting in the middle of a field in Ohio and named it “Bubbles”.  They had it shipped via a flatbed back to Dallas where their builder […]

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October 14 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Highlight Truck of the Week: Enticed Shaved Ice Enticed was Dallas’ first upscale dessert truck and first started rolling in October 2010 for private events and started serving publicly in June 2011.  Most of the initial food trucks started in that same mid-2011 time frame.  I first wrote about Enticed way back in August 2011 […]

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October 7 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Highlight Truck of the Week: Nammi Vietnamese Food Truck   Teena Nguyen and Gary Torres, two previous architects, first rolled Nammi in May 2011 at the Deep Ellum Outdoor Market with the goal to introduce the Vietnamese banh mi to a much larger Dallas audience.  Even though we have seen almost 160 total food trucks/trailers […]

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September 30 Food Truck News and Schedule for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Since it is Tuesday, and not Monday, obviously, I’m running very late with the schedule. Look for Tasty Tuesday at Sprouts on Marsh on Tuesday evening.  On Wednesday, we have our usual Sigel’s/Greenville event. Beginning on Friday, but mostly Saturday, Hillcrest High School is celebrating its 75th Anniversary and will have multiple food trucks out, […]

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Food Truck News and Schedule for September 16

The Truck Yard finally opened this last weekend on lower Greenville across from Trader Joe’s at 5624 Sears St.  The Truck Yard planners are spreading the love, including almost all Dallas food trucks on their schedule. This week, look for events at The Village Apartments on Tuesday (evening).  On Wednesday, we’ll have another good line-up […]

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September 9 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

The Truck Yard is planning on opening this coming Friday.  Scheduled food trucks include Easy Slider, Ruthie’s Grilled Cheese, OinknMoo, and Crazy Pig. This week, we are adding back into the schedule Lee’s Grilled Cheese from Ft. Worth.  Owner Lee Perez opened a brick’n’mortar on North Tarrant Parkway in Ft. Worth a few months ago […]

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September 2 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Fort Worth

The organization behind Ruthie’s Grilled Cheese is amazing.  Each month, they sponsor a selected nonprofit organization and then give back 10% of the net profits with a matching 10% from the founders.  This month, Ruthie’s Dozen is sponsoring the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas. What a great idea! This week, we are adding three new […]

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August 19 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

The heat continues, so the truck schedules are still slower.  One food truck operator told me “it’s picking up.”  We also see lots of back-to-school PTA events.  This week, a large contingent of food trucks will be at The Village Apartments Tuesday evening.  On Wednesday, many will be at Sigel’s on Greenville Avenue. Here’s your […]

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August 12 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Several food trucks have called it quits over the last couple of weeks.  We’ve seen the brick’n’mortar legal issues in SideDish over the last couple of weeks.  Well, leases extend to food trucks as well.  Yellow Belly has had a legal disagreement with their leasing entity and won’t be rolling the truck any more.  I […]

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July 29 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

Congratulations to Easy Slider for their selection as 2013 Best Food Truck by both D Magazine’s readers and editors. This week continues to be a tad slow primarily because of the heat.  Another month and we should see some new trucks and schedules picking up.  In the meantime, this week, we’ve got Sigel’s/Greenville on Wednesday […]

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July 22 Food Truck Schedule and News for Dallas and Ft. Worth

I’m running very late this week, so I will make it brief: Tuesday evening, last week’s cancelled event at The Village Apartments will have a makeup event with Lucky Ducky Dogs, Yellow Belly, ParrotIcce, Ruthie’s, Ssahm, Nammi, Rock ‘n’ Roll Tacos, and Little Greek.  The Wednesday Sigel’s/Greenville event will have a very good lineup this […]

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