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Chef Tony Adams returns to Orlando: last-ever Big Wheel truck dinner Sunday?

January 17, 2014
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Chef Tony Adams returns to Orlando: last-ever Big Wheel truck dinner Sunday?

Big Wheel keep on turnin': As we mentioned this week in Tip Jar, chef Tony Adams (of Big Wheel Provisions and the Big Wheel Mobile food truck) is back in Orlando, though, alas, it’s only for a month or so, and then he heads back out into the wider world: a series of pop-up dinners in other states,...
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Downtown Sanford takes couch surfing to a whole new level with Sofa & Suds event

November 8, 2013
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Downtown Sanford takes couch surfing to a whole new level with Sofa & Suds event

No, we aren’t talking about the trend of snuggling up on a complete stranger’s couch for the night because you’re strapped for cash. This Sunday, Nov. 10, downtown Sanford watering hole the West End Trading Company hosts a craft beer fest, complete with a side of couch-racing, titled Sofas & Suds. And with a...
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Fish Out of Water food truck re-brands with new name, menu offerings

October 10, 2013
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Fish Out of Water food truck re-brands with new name, menu offerings

The local Orlando sushi food truck formerly known as Fish Out of Water just announced today, via Instagram and Facebook, that they've undergone a re-branding, including a new name – Sushi & Seoul On the Roll.
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Institute for Justice sends stern letter to city of Orlando re unpopular food truck pilot program

August 7, 2013
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Institute for Justice sends stern letter to city of Orlando re unpopular food truck pilot program

The rumblings of dissent over the city of Orlando’s Food Truck Pilot Program just got louder — and spread outside city limits. We’ve … written … about … this … several … times … already, but new developments! The  Institute for Justice, a “national public interest, civil liberties law firm,” just sent two letters...
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Food truckers meet with city to talk about new rules

June 28, 2013
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Food truckers meet with city to talk about new rules

On Wednesday, a group of seven food truck owners met with city planners to discuss Orlando's new food truck pilot program.
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More unreported tidbits about Orlando’s food truck pilot program

June 19, 2013
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More unreported tidbits about Orlando’s food truck pilot program

We reported in a bit more detail about the city’s new temporary use permit pilot program for food trucks in this week’s issue. You can read that story here. But we did get a lot of additional information that, for one reason or another, didn’t make it into the story. Below you’ll find a...
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Orlando’s not the only city trying to figure out what to do with food trucks

June 17, 2013
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Orlando’s not the only city trying to figure out what to do with food trucks

By now, you’ve no doubt heard about the city of Orlando’s passage of a temporary use permit pilot program for food trucks. If you’re in the dark, see our story here, and check Wednesday’s issue of the Weekly for an updated piece about where things are at with the new law. Local food truck...
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Food Truck fans start new Facebook page

June 5, 2013
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Food Truck fans start new Facebook page

Food Trucks and their fans in Orlando have started a new Facebook page to keep people informed about the new rules and regulations the city recently passed regarding “mobile food vending.” As we reported in Happytown this week, the new food truck temporary use permit is in effect now, and trucks will have to...
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Noooooo!!! Big Wheel Provisions Food Truck is calling it quits … at least for now

March 25, 2013
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Noooooo!!! Big Wheel Provisions Food Truck is calling it quits … at least for now

April 15 will be your last chance to get a taste of the locally sourced, uniquely prepared dishes Adams and co. have been serving every Monday night at the Audubon Park Market. Then Tony and Donovan will pack it up and head to Nantucket.
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