street food

Food for Thought
4:30 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Nautical Nancy goes cruisin'

Street hawker fare in Ensenada. Nancy's favorite meal from the cruise was on dry land.
Nancy Leson

My Food for Thought Co-conspirator Nancy Leson, previously a happy land lubber, was recently cajoled into a trip to Mexico on one of those giant cruise ships.  The good news?  The tales of heroic eating you've heard are true.  The not so good news?  

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Business
5:52 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Seattle eases street food rules

Josh Henderson owns Skillet Street Food in Seattle.
Deena Prichep

Vendors who sell so-called "street food" in Seattle can finally sell it ... on the street. Since the 1980s, food trucks have been restricted to private property.

The city council passed a measure that now gives them the go ahead to hawk goodies from public curbs.

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Street scene
7:47 am
Tue March 8, 2011

Street food: Coming soon to a Seattle neighborhood near you

Dozens of food carts set up along city streets in Portland help create a colorful cultural experience.
stu_spivack Flickr

Portland – among other cities – has a thriving street food scene, with dozens of food carts and trucks serving up a wide range of cuisines. Seattle? Not so much …

Now, the Seattle City Council is expected to consider changes to the city’s restrictive food vending laws that would open up the public streets to food-on-the-go. 

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