The Takeaway: New IC food truck South Side Street Foods serves Southwestern-style fry bread with style

When you approach the South Side Street Foods food truck, you’re likely to hear Motown pouring out of the windows. The inviting warmth of old school soul music could be a metaphor for the appeal of both South Side’s food […]

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Iowa City Council passes food truck pilot, voices support for UI graduate student union

City Hall

Collective bargaining rights and food trucks featured at Tuesday night’s Iowa City Council meeting, as plans for a food truck pilot program moved forward and representatives from the University of Iowa’s Campaign to Organize Graduate Students (COGS) sought the council’s […]

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Food trucks poised to become a downtown staple

Tito Francisco, co-owner of Flip N’ Chop, makes naan. photo by Zak Neumann

Tito Francisco and James Wachutka, the co-owners of the Flip N’ Chop food truck, served up lunch outside the University of Iowa Boyd Law Building on a recent afternoon. Francisco flipped dough back and forth between his hands to create […]

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UI Dining launches Street Hawk Food Truck in attempt to relieve stress on dining halls

UI Food Truck

In an effort to accommodate the record-breaking influx of new students, the University of Iowa Housing & Dining has added another meal plan option: the Street Hawk Food Truck. Non-students can also purchase meals there, though only credit cards will […]

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Mobile food vending program starts today

Local Burrito

The City of Iowa City pilot program for mobile food vendors starts today as five food carts set up shop in Chauncey Swan Park. The new program goes through October 31 and will allow vendors the opportunity to sell their food on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the downtown park. […]

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