food truck


Definition of food truck

: a large wheeled vehicle from which food is sold that typically contains cooking facilities where the food is prepared Nearby, lunchtime crowds formed outside about half a dozen food trucks, serving Indian, Cuban, Mexican and French cuisine.— Hugo Martin Food trucks aren't new to the city's landscape. For decades they've offered cheap eats along roadsides and at construction sites across southern California.— David Brindley

Examples of food truck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The problem came after the council had spent more than 50 minutes debating an update to Hartford’s food truck ordinance. Rebecca Lurye,, 14 June 2021 City may loosen food truck regulations The Brainerd City Council is looking to loosen regulations on food trucks. Star Tribune, 12 June 2021 The four remaining food truck teams meet on the beach to create their own signature snack fit for the beach. Washington Post, 12 June 2021 More from Chronicle Food: • Popular food truck market Off the Grid plots post-pandemic comeback. Taylor Kate Brown, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 June 2021 The Chomp, the district’s weekly food truck meetup, has resumed for the summer after a one-year hiatus. cleveland, 8 June 2021 Soon there was an evening tamale wagon, a food truck equivalent, for the late-night scene. David Reamer, Anchorage Daily News, 7 June 2021 Yaraure works the flattop grill and fryers at the trailer, putting together more than 20 different dishes for customers who line up for dinner at The Block SA food truck park near the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 4 June 2021 The mother and daughter are considering expanding the restaurant to a food truck, Vizcaino said. Sarah Bahari, Dallas News, 12 May 2021

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First Known Use of food truck

1884, in the meaning defined above

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17 Jun 2021

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“Food truck.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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