New Orleans' Food Truck Debate [blog] | My New Orleans

You may remember a bit of controversy a year or so after Katrina, when folks started objecting to the mobile food operations that had sprung up largely to serve the thousands of workers who'd come here from Central and South America. Many of those early trucks have left, but lately New Orleans has been host to a new breed of movable eateries. These are typically operated by young folks, some of them professionally-trained chefs, and the food they're serving tends to be more eclectic. There's another dispute these days, this time over whether to loosen existing restrictions on mobile food vendors in New Orleans...

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