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Best Food Truck of 2011: Mikey’s Late Night Slice

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Food Truck of 2011: Mikey’s Late Night Slice

There was certainly no shortage of food carts and food trucks to be found throughout 2011 at festivals, events and scattered throughout the city on any given day of the week. We saw a few businesses make their debut this year, but many of the older favorites continue to dominate our reader survey Top 10 […]

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Kolache Republic Plans to Grow from Food Cart to Retail Store in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kolache Republic Plans to Grow from Food Cart to Retail Store in 2012

Until recently, finding a kolache in Central Ohio was practically impossible. All of that changed when Kolache Republic came on the scene to serve these ethnic treats at local farmers markets. Now, armed with a food cart, they’ve taken their business to the streets with eventual plans to open a retail location in 2012. We […]

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New Food Truck: Tatoheads

Walker Evans Walker Evans New Food Truck: Tatoheads

A new food truck launched last week with a focus on all things potato based. Tatoheads is the brainchild of Daniel McCarthy, a food entrepreneur who wanted to provide a spotlight for french fries to balance out other burger and hot dog food cart options. Tatoheads is set up today at the corner of Gay […]

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An Estimated 12,000 People Crowd the Food Truck & Cart Festival

Walker Evans Walker Evans An Estimated 12,000 People Crowd the Food Truck & Cart Festival

The first edition of the Columbus Food Truck and Cart Festival took place last night, and unanticipated levels of attendees flooded into Downtown to partake in the mobile food madness. Event organizers are estimating that approximately 12,000 people in were in attendance between 4pm and 10pm yesterday, which overwhelmed the two dozen vendors and caused […]

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Food Truck and Cart Festival Invades Columbus Commons on Friday

Walker Evans Walker Evans Food Truck and Cart Festival Invades Columbus Commons on Friday

If there’s one hot trend in the culinary scene right now, it’s mobile dining. Food carts and food trucks have exploded all over Columbus over the past two years, and this Friday they will be celebrated in style. Over 20 local mobile food vendors will be parked Downtown at Columbus Commons starting at 4pm for […]

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3 Babes & A Baker and Foodie Cart on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars

Walker Evans Walker Evans 3 Babes & A Baker and Foodie Cart on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars

Save the date and set your DVR… two local mobile food icons will be featured on tomorrow’s episode of Cupcake Wars on The Food Network. Kenny Kim of Foodie Cart/Freshstreet and Carla Saunders of 3 Babes & A Baker will be featured on the new episode that premieres on Tuesday, August 16th at 8pm. The […]

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Spinelli’s Deli Closing Downtown Store, Launching Mobile Food Business

Walker Evans Walker Evans Spinelli’s Deli Closing Downtown Store, Launching Mobile Food Business

On Sunday, August 7th, Spinelli’s will be closing their Downtown location after less than a year in operation. Citing poor sales performance, the Spinelli’s team is re-focusing their efforts on their Neil Avenue store in Victorian Village. “After almost a year of being downtown, we decided to close our store because it didn’t meet our […]

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