Cheap, fast, and mobile food is on its way to Brookline. A couple of weeks ago, Brookline's Selectmen approved , kicking off the six-month pilot program (despite ).
says their truck is among those who will begin serving this week--they start on Friday afternoon. Some trucks may start later than that, but all will be in town until October 15 when the pilot program ends. After that, the Selectmen will consider the success of the program before deciding on the future of food trucks in Brookline.
Below is the schedule for Brookline's five food trucks. When and where you can find them:
Baja Taco Truck – Expected in early June. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the median parking spaces across from 1842 Beacon Street.
Compliments Food Truck – Begins operating in Brookline June 14. Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the median parking spaces across from 1842 Beacon Street
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Pleasant Street near 940 Commonwealth Avenue
Paris Creperie – Now operating in Brookline. Saturday 6 a.m. to 10 a.m., near 1622 Beacon Street.
Sunday 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Monday to Friday 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. near 11 St. Mary's Street
Pennypacker's Food Truck – Now operating in Brookline. Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. near 11 St. Mary's Street
Renula's Greek Kitchen Expected in early May.– Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. near 11 St. Mary's Street
Mouse over the pins on the map at right for locations and schedules.
For more information about the pilot program, see the Brookline Mobile Food Vendor website. For more stories about the Food Truck program, and how it came to town, see the Mobile Food Truck topic page.
[Update: Added information from the Town of Brookline Mobile Food Pilot website. May 2]
[Update 2: Compliments Food Truck's facebook page posted that they hope to get their truck up and running by May 18. May 11, 2:45 p.m.]
[Update 3: Compliments Food Truck's facebook indicates they are up and running in Brookline. June 13, 10:15 p.m.]
[Update 3: Renula's Facebook indicates they are now operating in Brookline.
Pennypackers confrimed by e-mail that they are operating in Brookline now. Added photos from them. June 13, 10:15 p.m.]