Wicked Waffles Closing, Free Food, Openings

October 7, 2010

Wicked Waffles

Today, we learn that Wicked Waffles will be closing the cart and selling it at the end of October. Matthew emailed me that they are looking to expand into something larger, maybe even a restaurant. If you haven't seen it, the Wicked Waffles vintage trailer is really a work of art - fully restored. They even have a prime corner spot at North Station. This news comes on the heels last week that Lovin' Spoonful's truck on SW 2nd and Oak is up for sale as they move on to starting a restaurant in Lincoln City. Additionally, we learned that Valhalla has their cute little trailer for sale. Plenty of opportunity for someone who wants to start a cart. __________

BING! is giving away free cart food on Wednesday, Oct. 13 to promote their BING! Food Cart map. An all day event, they will utilize the map to announce where the free food will be at. Sounds like a fun game. Check out the BING! community blog for more information.

BING! Community Blog
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Plenty of new carts are still opening:
  • Esan Thai - extension of the famous restaurant - SW10 & Alder
  • Thai Food Factory - SW 9th and Alder
  • Philly's Best - NE MLK and Lombard
  • Off the Griddle - Vegetarian - SE 50th and Division
  • Latin American Fusion - SW 3rd and Stark
  • Korean Twist and Boolgogi seemed to have merged - now at SW 10th and Alder
  • Taste of Korea - SW 3rd and Washington
Also, the newest pod on N Mississipi, just north of Fremont now has a name - South-Sip. Four carts including wood fired pizza and Caribbean fare.

Happy Cartin'