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Interesting piece from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution saying how Atlanta is getting a new entry in its food scene - the Atlanta Food Truck Park & Market, which will have, “in addition to 2000 square feet of both covered and open-air dining,” a number of other features including “1.5 acres of green space with a playground, picnic area, bocce ball court and a lawn for movies and concerts.”

According to the story, “Food trucks may number 10-15 for any given meal, with different trucks for lunch and dinner and possibly breakfast. Sweet Auburn Barbecue, Yumbii and Tex’s Tacos will be permanent vendors. Among those rotating into the park are Honeysuckle Gelato, Nana G.’s Chick-n-Waffles, Yum Yum Cupcake & More, The Fry Guy and King of Pops ... On the weekends, the park will also host the Howell Mill Farmers Market from 9 a.m .- 1 p.m. Vendors include Georgia Farm to Table, Hayden Grove Farms and MasLeon Cakes and Pastries. Others selling jewelry, antiques, clothing, art, novelty items and more will also set up shop at the market.”
KC's View:
The traditional food retail business would be in better shape competitively if food stores that show little or no enthusiasm for food could somehow capture some of the passion and enthusiasm being generated by the food truck boom.