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9 tips for opening a food truck

From big cities to small towns and burgers to bánh mì, food trucks are becoming mainstream. According to National Restaurant Association's 2016 Restaurant Industry Forecast, roughly two in five restaurant operators believe food trucks will become more popular within their segment.

Test new ideas with pop-up restaurants

Pop-up restaurants are mini-restaurants that temporarily operate in parks, plazas, galleries, warehouses, event centers and larger restaurants. Pop-up restaurateurs and their followers use blogs, Twitter and other social networks to inform people about the pop-ups. Some announce dining events just hours before they take place, and they often sell out.

Food trucks: the wheel deal

The food truck trend is continuing full throttle with 19 percent of fast casual restaurants saying they are somewhat to very likely to launch one in the next couple of years. Before hitting the road for yourself, take your venture on a test ride, learn your city’s parking regulations and develop a limited menu.

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