New Oyster Farms, Returning Food Truck in Chilmark
Four new oyster farms could be coming soon to Menemsha Pond, which already hosts six aquaculture ventures.
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Trucking, Up to Chilmark, Serving Up Wraps, Falafels and Romaine
Two ovens, two sinks, tortilla soup, hamburgers, cookies and great conversation all inside Josh Aronie's mobile kitchen, The Food Truck. Parked outside the Chilmark General Store, the Truck feeds anywhere from one to 100 people a day.
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Mobile Food Will Not Roll Into Heart of Oak Bluffs
Revisiting a controversial issue that has been dormant since summer, the Oak Bluffs selectmen voted Tuesday to approve a set of regulations that prohibit food trucks in the heart of downtown.
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Up-Island Appetites to Get Some Rolling Relief
Josh Aronie, chef at Cafe Moxie in Vineyard Haven and formerly of the Menemsha Cafe, has been approved to operate an off-season food truck in the parking lot of the Chilmark Store. Mr. Aronie said he plans to serve a daily soup, tacos, sandwiches, falafels and a Brazilian lunch plate.
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Continued Deferrals Over Circuit Avenue Lot Raises Ire of Owner

A months-long dispute between the Oak Bluffs selectmen and a Circuit avenue businessman came to a head this week when the owner of an unbuilt lot at 16 Circuit avenue saw fresh opposition to his latest proposal for a business venture.

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Fight for Oak Bluffs Food Trucks Running Out of Gas
The Oak Bluffs Association has taken a position against food trucks in downtown Oak Bluffs, executive director Christine Todd told the town selectmen Tuesday at what would likely be the last public hearing on the subject.
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Oak Bluffs Considers Banning Food Trucks in Downtown Area

Food trucks likely will never be permitted in downtown Oak Bluffs, according to draft regulations presented at a public reading at Wednesday night’s selectmen’s meeting. At the well-attended meeting, the public and the selectmen spoke out passionately on both sides of the issue — in support of the allowance of food trucks in the downtown area, or in opposition.

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Clock Ticking on Circuit Avenue Renovation, Food Truck Decision

Oak Bluffs entered the summer season Tuesday with heated debate over issues from one end of Circuit avenue to the other. At the upper end of the avenue, unfinished construction on the Edgartown National Bank’s new building was a central point of contention. Later, selectmen grappled with whether to allow a stationary food truck on the lower end of the avenue.

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Street Eats: Tasty Trucks Take to the Island

Have truck, will travel — or better yet, follow your nose.

That’s the idea behind the growing food truck obsession across the country — in a culture where people are constantly on the go, so is our food.

The Vineyard is the latest place to pick up on the trend. While it may seem like a natural fit for a food-loving Island to get on the bandwagon, when it comes to the rules and regulations it’s not as easy as it looks.

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Grazing Into the Sunset: Juice to Jerk Tasting Guide to Island’s Newest Eateries

For spring taste buds craving something new, there are a slew of options across the Vineyard. Jerk chicken from a food truck near the airport, artisanal cheese and smoked meats in Edgartown and healthy smoothies in Vineyard Haven are just a few of the choices that weren’t here last summer.

Irie Bites, a food truck operated by Melody Cunningham and Peter Simon, will be parked at every Nectar’s show this summer, so concert-goers can cap off their night with savory Jamaican jerk chicken.

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