A Malaysian man who sought to bring a taste of home to fellow Asians in Northern Italy is attracting locals as his main customers instead.
In 2017, Justin Yip set up a food truck in the city of Turin called Sate & Sake, which delights customers to his humble yet irresistible “satay.”
A political commentator for CNN has come under fire after posting a tone-deaf tweet suggesting “Miso Honey” was an excellent choice for a food truck name.
Chris Cillizza, who runs a multiplatform brand called “The Point,” left no further explanation about the post, aside from claiming that he “drove by” an actual establishment with such name.
A popular Filipino American-owned food truck in Houston was robbed at gunpoint by three thugs in the wee hours of the morning of Dec. 1.
According to Flip ’n Patties owner Michael Jante, the robbers took “a lot of money” from the manager and employee who were on duty. Authorities told him that three other robberies have recently occurred in the same area.
“Poke Me Long Time” is a food truck in Austin, Texas that has reportedly been raising eyebrows for its name that some have found to be insensitive and even borderline racist.
The store’s name, which plays upon the infamous phrase used degradingly for Vietnamese sex workers in the film “Full Metal Jacket”, is the brainchild of the owners, couple Kevin Randolph and Sherilyn Milch.
An Asian American councilperson in Philadelphia has called out a roaming food truck for being racist because of its name, “Wheely Wheely Good.”
Helen Gym, a local politician and board member of the advocacy group Asian Americans United took to Twitter to express her outrage over the allegedly racist name. She asked “Why” and posted a photo of the truck with a girl beside it holding a sign that read “Racism sucks. And so does this.”