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The food-truck revolution enters Phase 2: Grim reality, hard road to success, and a search for ways to make money off the street

October 2nd, 2013 · 135 Comments

Food trucks and bike shares, the trendiest urban movements of the 21st century. They’re perfect, right?

Well, they are great. I’m a huge fan of both. But that doesn’t mean all is bluebirds of happiness in paradise. (Now there’s one weird mixed metaphor.)

For my latest Vancouver magazine column, I went out and took a good hard look at how the food-truck world is evolving in Vancouver. Yes, there are some successes. (One of them: the guy who makes food trucks.) There are also some very unhappy stories.

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