“Meals Truck Craze” in Tulsa: Cellular suppliers have nearly doubled since 2012 to nearly 200 | Consuming & Cooking

“He cooked alone at 12 or 13,” said Jessica.

Cooking seems to run in the whole family. Wanda J’s sons, Nathaniel and Ty, cooked in their mother’s kitchen, and Ty and his family now run Wanda J’s Next Generation Restaurant in the Greenwood District.

“Erma Jean’s chili is named after Blau’s mother. It’s her recipe, ”said Wilson. “She’s a great cook too.”

The Blue Boy’s Soul Food Truck is typically open on Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 1802 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. stationed. unless it’s booked for a weekend event.

Blue Boy’s Soul Food has been one of the food trucks roaming the streets of Tulsa for the past few years.

Technically speaking, these are mobile food providers. The city of Tulsa does not differentiate between trucks, trailers and carts, and the term “food trucks” has become a general description of all mobile operators.

Tulsa World article by scene editor and former food writer Nicole Marshall Middleton covered 88 licensed mobile food operators in Tulsa in 2012, many of which were Mexican food trucks. By 2014, that mark reached 111, and today the city reports 190.

“I would have thought there was more than that,” said Josh Lynch, a pioneer in food truck culture, with his dog house truck and cart. “I’ll drive down the street and see trucks that I’ve never seen or go to events and see trucks that I’ve never seen. It feels like a new one is being built every day. “

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