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Food slingers, round two: Canalside Food Fight rolls on tonight

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Although the weather didn’t fully cooperate with the first Canalside Food Fight, the culinary concoctions created by Buffalo’s participating food trucks were enough to garner some momentum for the series.

After a three-month hiatus, the Iron Chef-style…

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United through competition: Food trucks excited for Canalside showdown - INTERVIEWS

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

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Buffalo’s growing group of mobile food vendors has united for a cause over the last two years: the plea for just legislation in Buffalo despite a wide variety of national precedents.

Saturday afternoon’s

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Amid controversy, Lagniappes runs Kickstarter for food truck

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The French Quarter Cafe, known informally as Lagniappes, has embraced the popularity of Buffalo’s food trucks and is raising money full-bore to afford a mobile food…

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Buffalo’s best food truck: You decide

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There’s no doubt that, during the fall of 2012, the word “vote” will spark some serious conversation. “Have you been fact-checking? What does Big Bird have to do with us? How will we solve this unfathomably large budget deficit?” If…

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Clutter IV Indie Market - PHOTOS

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Shoppers and indie craftspeople gathered at Main (ST)udios for the 4th annual Clutter IV 'DIY' market. Over 30 vendors displayed their goods, and Lloyd Taco Truck and the Whole Hog food trucks sold food as well. Usually located in Sugar City on Allen Street -- which…

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Emerging Business Leaders’ first anniversary party

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The Whole Hog, RnR Barbeque, The Roaming Buffalo, Lloyd Taco Truck and Rolling Joe Cafe all set up shop in the parking lot of Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation in Amherst, vending their food in celebration of the Emerging Business Leaders' first anniversary. Progressive…

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Food truck finale: regulation at last?

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo of Lloyd Taco Truck by Don Nieman

It’s been a rocky road to progress for the WNY Food Truck Association, but today’s 2 p.m. meeting in the Council…

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City stifles innovation: Follow the food truck squabble

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Protection vs. liberation.  Simply put, this is what the food truck legal battle has come down to.  Established stationary restaurants—particularly vocal Elmwood Tacos & Subs, Just Pizza and Jim’s Steakout—are…

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Mobile food business keeps truckin’

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{video_photo_caption}Photo of Lloyd Taco Truck from www.whereslloyd.com

Acquiring a food truck isn’t as simple as bopping over to a dealership and dropping a down payment.  The glory of the local mobile food business—selling exceptional, affordable cuisine at various outdoor locations throughout Buffalo—is impossible…

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Rise of the Food Truck

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{video_photo_caption}Photo of Lloyd's Taco Truck from their Facebook page

The Buffalo News’ multimedia department took a closer look at the food truck phenomenon that’s blossoming in Buffalo.  From Brian Meyer’s interviews and Aaron Besecker’s production, you’ll…

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Massaging The Whole Hog

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{video_photo_caption}The Whole Hog photo from westernnewyork.localfoodservice.com

After polishing off his third 3 Philosophers and his first cigarette in eight months at Allen Street Hardware, Ben T. needed something to satiate a growling stomach and cut what was amounting to a substantial buzz (hey, I’m a bit of a lightweight, okay?). …

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The Whole Hog: A new food truck invades Buffalo

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Buffalo—finally—welcomes a new food truck.  The Whole Hog, the brainchild of renowned chef Kathleen Haggerty, opens on Allen Street (near Sample and…

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Things to do with a hog

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Get yer boning knife ready, because Chef Bruce Wieszala is the king of butchering. 

You may be familiar with bacon, pork and ham, but what about souse, headcheese and cracklin’s?  On Tuesday, April 19th at 5:30 p.m.,