Tuesday morning, June 8, 2021

Northern Utah

Asian Food Truck Vandalized

An Asian food truck in Layton was damaged with racist graffiti over the weekend. Layton police Sgt. Tracy Hokum said Monday that it’s too early to know if it will be investigated as a hate crime. KTVX reported the “World Famous Yum Yum Food Truck” shared photos of the damage on its Facebook account on Sunday. Those show much of the truck covered in white spray paint — including racist slurs and images. The food truck serves Filipino and Asian fusion dishes, and the operators said they will not

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New art inside Vinbero.

Kali and Kris Kelnero sat with Strom Peterson at a table outside the Vinbero wine bar in the former Cheesemonger’s Table space in downtown Edmonds. I noticed a sign that gave me hope they’d soon be open. I circled back and was able to speak with Kali on the forward momentum of this new venture.

The Kelneros, owner of craft cocktail bar Kelnero, took over the Cheesemonger’s Table space from Peterson and wife Maria Montalvo, and have been working to transform it into Vinbero.

Turns out they are “sort of open,” Kali Kelnero said. Limited hours

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LAYTON — A Layton food truck will receive a new look, just days after it was vandalized with anti-Asian, racist messages.

The owners of the Yum Yum Food Truck, Brevin Pierce and his father Ben, shared images on Facebook of what the vehicle will look like after it is “wrapped” at Identity Graphx.

On Wednesday evening, the vintage, black food truck sat parked in a garage at Gorilla Shine in Layton. Maria Rivera, owner of the detail shop at Gorilla Shine, did a final walk-through with Brevin to show him everything they deep cleaned that day.

The detail

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Courtesy of Abu Omar Halal

Around the corner from the heart of Glenwood South, a national food truck chain will stake its first claim in North Carolina.

The Houston-based food truck fleet Abu Omar Halal will open in Raleigh next month, signing a lease at 709 W. Peace Street, half a block from Raleigh’s busiest nightlife district. The truck will open for the first time Saturday, June 5.

Abu Omar specializes in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes, including shwarma, kebabs and falafel and caters to a lunch and late night crowd, owner Muhammad Altawaha said. The truck will serve seven

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A food truck will be stationed at Tierra Del Sol restaurant during a major renovation of the longtime fixture of The Villages.

The work will begin Tuesday and will see an overhaul of the dining room which will include installation of new booths. The screened-in patio area will be enclosed and air conditioned, however outdoor seating will be added for those who prefer the fresh air. The building’s tin roof will remain in place. The makeover is expected to be complete by early fall. 

The Tierra Del Sol Bar Grill
The Tierra Del Sol Bar Grill

An outdoor bar will be available during the renovation and

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. — We’re bringing you Tri-State restaurant happenings and food news you need to know. Check out this weekly feature to keep up to date on the latest.

The Evansville Brewery Beer Garden will happen on Saturday, May 29, from 2-7 p.m. at Adams Avenue and Putnam Streets just east of Haynie’s Corner. A $20 pre-purchased sampling ticket will get you unlimited beer samples from Carson’ Brewery, Damsel Brew Pub, Haynie’s Corner Brewing Co., Myriad Brewing and the Ohio Valley Homebrewers Association between 2-4 p.m. After 4 p.m., live music begins and beer will be sold by the pint.

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