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11 Questions People Ask You When They Find Out You're From Portland

Ravishly | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy
Ravishly

I grew up in the Portland area and moved away a few years ago. When I meet new people in my current city, or wherever I happen to be traveling, and they find out I'm from Portland, they always have questions.

101 Best Food Trucks In America 2015

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.17.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Food trucks are more than just kitchens on wheels. Even if the buzz around the food truck renaissance started off frenzied and then cooled a bit, the resilience of these mobile eateries is a testament to the fact that creative, quite literally chef-driven food need not be limited to wallet-busting restaurants.

College Student Helps Immigrants Build Their Businesses

Nadine Cheung | Posted 07.30.2015 | Small Business

Aol's BeOn group creates custom editorial content that is sponsored by marketing partners. The sponsoring partners do not exert editorial influence ov...

Don't Be Fooled By 'Taste' - New Flavors Are Frowned Upon in Chicago

Hilary Gowins | Posted 07.07.2015 | Chicago
Hilary Gowins

Taste of Chicago offers an illusion of a city where powerful players coexist with new flavors. But this veneer is far from reality. Once the festival packs up and Grant Park clears out, Chicago will go back to normal: a brick-and-mortar oasis, shielded from competition from outsiders.

Rolling and Slinging

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.30.2015 | Taste
Liz Neumark

We are a food town with a wide range of places to eat; from coffee shops and cafes to bars and taverns; from Michelin Star restaurants to casual, local eateries -- and everything in between.

How Much Does A Food Truck Cost?

Open for Business | Posted 06.03.2015 | Taste
Open for Business

"It's not uncommon for the day to start around 6 a.m. and finish at midnight."

How a Shark Turned Lobster into Big Money

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.08.2015 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Sabin Lomac and Jim Tselikis turned their fond childhood memories into a business called Cousins Maine Lobster. It started with a simple conversation, reminiscing about idyllic afternoons spent in their backyards boiling lobster and enjoying the local delicacy surrounded by family.

The Berlinale Diaries: Woman Power, the Eyes of a Thief Have It and Darren Aronofsky

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.15.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

This year's Berlinale is certainly woman-centric. There are exceptional leading ladies commanding the red carpet as Juliette Binoche did on opening night, in her tuxedo-inspired white gown and fresh make up.

Taking a Cue from Food Trucks, Fashion Trucks Hit the Road

Aimee Heckel | Posted 03.28.2015 | Denver
Aimee Heckel

These boutiques on wheels began popping up around Colorado a few years ago but recently have picked up speed -- so much, in fact, that fellow truckers are expecting about 10 new fashion trucks by this summer.

'Am I a New Yorker Yet?'

Mahogany Clayton | Posted 01.21.2015 | New York
Mahogany Clayton

We put together a list of seven things you must do before being christened as a true New Yorker. (Sidenote: if you have taken a bus tour in the last two years, this list is null and void. You will need to reapply for New Yorker accreditation in the next three years.)

Black-Owned Food Trucks Give New Meaning to Meals on Wheels

The Root | Yesha Callahan | Posted 11.20.2014 | Black Voices

Once a month from April through October, in a vacant Washington, D.C., lot near the famed Nationals Park, about 20 food trucks convene for an evening ...

Queuing and Q-ing with Dignity

Amy L. Freeman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Impact
Amy L. Freeman

Initially faced with the brightly-colored truck outside our normal meal space, some clients were hesitant, assuming that this bounty could not be for them. Other clients walked up uncertainly, but broke into smiles we told them to just go to the truck and order.

Meet The 5 Food Truck Finalists For The 2014 NYC Vendy Cup Awards (WATCH)

Liza de Guia | Posted 09.09.2014 | Taste
Liza de Guia

This year, the finalists span not only cuisines, but many of the boroughs.

Shobi's Table Is The Free, Food Truck Ministry That Every City Needs

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.07.2014 | Religion

If Shobi's Table had a tagline, it might read: Not quite a food truck, not quite a church. It falls in between categories, much like the pastor who ru...

The Genius Way These Two Friends Reinvented The Chicken Wing

OWN | Posted 08.15.2014 | OWN

The humble chicken wing has been a crowd favorite for as long as football fans can remember. Best friends Corey Simmons and Ramone Dickerson of Columb...

Cooking Art History: Graff-EAT-i

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 10.13.2014 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

Yes, street art on museum walls is as cool as it sounds, but combining it with Renaissance manuscripts is groundbreaking.

Three Cities Show How Food Trucks Live and Die on Political Whim

Hilary Gowins | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics
Hilary Gowins

If you care about people having access to good, reasonably priced food, and the ability to open and operate a safe, responsible and successful business, the food-truck fight happening across the country should matter to you.

There's A Gourmet Doughnut Food Truck in Portland, Maine

Sharon Kitchens | Posted 09.20.2014 | Taste
Sharon Kitchens

Perhaps a doughnut with maple bourbon drizzled on top of maple pastry cream and a little bacon?

5 Things You Didn't Know About Mister Softee

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.13.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

There's something that brings out the inner child in each of us when we hear that familiar jingle or get handed our cone through the open window.

A Talk With Ted Allen

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

Allen has found a home hosting an Emmy Award-winning series called Chopped -- have you heard of it? We think so.

Is This The End Of Food Trucks?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 06.11.2014 | Taste

These five corporations may drive food trucks into the ground.

Starbucks Debuts Food Truck, Because You Need A Closer Starbucks

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.04.2014 | Business

In case you’re the rare Los Angeles resident who doesn’t live or work near a Starbucks, the coffee giant will now bring its coffee to you -- sort ...

The Best Food Trucks For Drinks

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.02.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

What's the next frontier in mobile dining? Drinks, of course!

Couple Quit Their Corporate Jobs To Start A Sweet Venture, Creating A Cupcake Empire In The Process

Posted 05.29.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

TGI Fridays' Artisanal Food Trucks Are A Giant Bummer

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.28.2014 | Taste

The end of food trucks and the end of days.