Friday, April 17, 2015
Food truck park in Howard County?
On a trip to the Florida Keys this past Winter two of the best meals I had were at food trucks. Above is Cocomo's in Marathon and below is Garbo's Grill in Key West.
I recently saw a report on a food truck park in Portland, Oregon that has been very successful. Food trucks are quickly becoming a new food trend around the country and even here in Howard County. Some food truck use social media like Facebook and Twitter to let folks know where they will be on different days. Portland has decided that locating the trucks in one location gives people a greater selection all in one location.
I have passed a number of food trucks in Howard County, mostly along Route 1, but have to admit I have never stopped at any of the trucks. Most seem to be smoking meats. It has got me wondering if the trucks might have more success with a food truck park in one of our industrial areas like Gateway or the Wholesale market at Route 1 and Route 175? Or maybe at one of our parks, like the soccer park on Oakland Mills Rd. How about the East Columbia Library with the farmer's market on Thursdays? Maybe the food trucks could rotate around the county like the farmers markets.
Posted by duanestclair at 4:49 AM