April 17, 2024


General Inside You

Pensacola’s food items truck scene thrives 2020 inspite of COVID-19 pandemic

This story has been current to appropriate a blunder that appeared in the original model. The identify of the Greek’s Catering and Functions food truck co-owner is Stelios Peterson.

Foods vehicles have been a little bit taboo in Pensacola five yrs ago. Now, they’re almost everywhere in the town in 2021, agent of a change in the cafe sector, at least briefly.

Right now, you can locate food items vans early morning, midday and night time serving prospects at community subdivisions and apartment complexes and in the parking tons of bars, breweries and other enterprises all throughout Northwest Florida.

But in 2015 and 2016, foodstuff trucks were so foreign to the city’s ecosystem that their regulation was continually in question and their pretty existence was contentiously debated by some nearby corporations

Cook Demitrius Arnold, left, and owner Kendrick Hobbs plate a mac and cheese burger melt July 13 at the new Melt food truck in Pensacola.

“The dining places have been all up in arms against them and anything, and food truck ordinances had been becoming passed all around and handed on by City Council about and more than all over again,” recalled Randy Russell, who opened his Nomadic Eats truck in 2015 and is one of the forces that released Pensacola’s food stuff truck scene. “It is variety of crazy to see how it’s turned about now.”