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A moveable feast heads north

A moveable feast heads north

| On 02, Jan 2013


UNIVERCITY

The Root Cellar’s outpost serves gourmet from the belly of an Airstream. PHOTO BY JAMIE MALDONADO FOR BOBCAT MAGAZINE

The Root Cellar’s outpost serves gourmet from the belly of an Airstream. PHOTO BY JAMIE MALDONADO FOR BOBCAT MAGAZINE

Little more than a year after the city council legalized food trucks, at least a dozen of the mobile meal tickets have popped up at two downtown area hubs, The Hitch and Mimi’s.

A third such trailer park is en route, so to speak, to the oversized backyard of a house at 906 Chestnut Street. With room for six vendors, Firefly Food Trailer Court will cater to foot traffic streaming to and from nearby Texas State, restaurantpreneur Roger Jenkins said.

With lofts going up where Rivendale once offered Hobbit-themed vegetarian dishes, Chestnut Street — a city block from campus’ northern edge — is in “transition” to student housing and commercial uses, city planners say.

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