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Why Do Food Trucks Fail?

Failing Food Trucks

Opening a business involves talent, hard work, and a bit of luck. According to Investopedia, 20% of new businesses fail within the first two years of opening. That number jumps to 45% within the first five years and 65% for the first decade

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Fun Fairs and Festivals in Portland, Maine

Fairs And Festivals In Portland Me

Whether you are visiting or if you have just moved to the area, there are tons of fun fairs and festivals in Portland, Maine, that you can check out. The city has events for the holidays and a few fairs that have become local traditions

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Food Trucks: The Safe Option During a Pandemic

COVID 19 Safe Food Truck

We’re all tired of hearing about COVID-19, but the reality is that we are very much still in it. On Friday, October 30, the US reported the highest number of daily new cases for any country, reaching 100,000. Many bars and restaurants nationwide have been required to close or operate at limited capacity. Meanwhile, we’ve all been eating at home for months and are tired of coming up with exhaustive grocery lists and cooking day in and day out. What can be done?

Food Trucks are a Safe Alternative

Already being an outdoor, takeout option, food trucks are seen by many as a safe alternative right now. While restaurants have closed, been restricted to limited occupancy, or offer takeout and delivery only, food trucks are still safely operating. They are naturally built to be a takeout option, and meals can be taken back home or eaten outdoors, while safely spread out from others

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5 Best Places to Eat in Boise, Idaho

Best Places to Eat in Boise Idaho

As Idaho’s cultural capital, Boise has no shortage of culinary choices, from tacos featuring Idaho spuds and chorizo to quinoa burgers and Nutella panna cotta. The Treasure Valley also has a thriving food truck community that offers alternatives to sit-down and take-out fare, as well as a Food Truck Rally in Boise (check out our Boise Food Trucks page for all events).
But even though we at Truckster love the food truck movement, we’re also foodies at heart who can’t resist cluing others in on a great meal. Here are our picks for the best restaurants in Boise, Idaho

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How Much Does It Cost for a Food Truck to Cater?

Preparing Food For Catered Event Min

Food trucks provide fast, flavorful, and affordable meals. They’re an ideal way to feed hundreds of people at once, whether you’re hosting a birthday party or planning a corporate retreat. You may be wondering, “How much does it cost for a food truck to cater?” Here are the answers you need to make the most of your next event

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How Many Items Should Be on a Food Truck Menu?

How Many Items Should Be On A Food Truck Menu

You have a dream of opening a food truck. Getting that dream off the ground requires a one-of-a-kind menu. It serves as the central component of your restaurant on wheels, setting the tone and taste for your culinary identity

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What Is the Target Market for Food Trucks?

Target Market For Food Trucks

Before you park your food truck and serve your first meal, you need a business plan. The blueprint tells you where, when, and how you’ll serve food. The business plan should also include your biggest ally: a target audience

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Top 5 Challenges Food Truck Owners Face

Challenges Food Truck Owners Face

It’s estimated that 50% of small businesses fail in the first five years, and food trucks are no exception. The increasingly competitive market means vendors have more hurdles than ever to operate a successful business. Here are the top five challenges food truck owners face and how to overcome them

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Our Favorite Things to Do in Austin

Our Favorite Things To Do In Austin

Austin, Texas, has something for everyone, including nature lovers, art fans, romantics, and even the foodies. If you plan on visiting the city anytime soon, here are Truckster’s favorite things in Austin that you should give a try

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Best Places to Grab a Bite to Eat in Portland

Best Places To Grab A Bite To Eat In Portland Oregon

Portland, Oregon has a rich food scene that serves dishes from cultures around the globe. You can find original Asian, Italian, and other cuisines just like grandma makes them. Traditional favorites with modern twists are also popular

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