San Antonio food truck owner says shes lost 80% of her business due to coronavirus pandemic
SAN ANTONIO The owner of Grouchy Mamas Food Truck says she has lost 80% of her business due to COVID-19. She said with more people working from home, they no longer post up at their lunch spots. The pandemic has also canceled a lot of events, including Fiesta, that normally draws a lot of business for food truck owners. Emergency TABC amendment relaxes requirements for Texas bars to reopen as restaurantsFlores said she and other food trucks owners have had to adapt to the times. Some food trucks have also partnered with bars to serve food.
Explosions at San Marcos food truck park damage buildings a block away
SAN MARCOS – Two explosions at a San Marcos food truck park damaged buildings up to a block away Thursday morning, according to San Marcos fire officials. The first explosion happened at about 6 a.m. at the Allo Eatery food truck park at 801 Chestnut. Explosions at food truck park in San Marcos caused by propane leak, investigation findsA second explosion occurred about 20 minutes later while firefighters were on the scene putting out the initial fire. Two explosions rocked a San Marcos food truck park on Nov. 14, 2019. Courtesy: City of San Marcos
Explosions at food truck park in San Marcos caused by propane leak, investigation finds
SAN MARCOS, Texas – Fire investigators determined a propane gas leak was the cause of two explosions at the Allo Eatery food truck park in San Marcos, according to officials with the city. Two explosions rocked the food truck park at 801 Chestnut Street around 6 a.m. Thursday morning. ORIGINAL REPORT: Explosions at San Marcos food truck park damage buildings a block awayAround 20 minutes later a second explosion caused by a separate propane bottle occurred. Investigators determined that the second propane bottle had become overheated due to its proximity to the resulting fire from the first explosion. “Fortunately, our firefighters arrived on scene, made an initial attempt to extinguish the fire, realized they were in too close of proximity and pulled back prior to the second explosion," San Marcos Fire chief Les Stephens said Thursday.
Are food trucks disrupting the restaurant business?
Are food trucks disrupting the restaurant business? Across the country, food trucks have become so successful that they may be disrupting the traditional restaurant business. Concerns over competition, safety and public health have divided cities on how best to regulate them. Mark Albert reports.cbsnews.com