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Food Truck Hubbub

By Lauren Brown

Food Truck

Getting a meal on the go in College Park has taken on new meaning this fall with the launch of two food truck hubs.

Following Prince George’s County’s passage of a law last October allowing food trucks to operate in groups, a pair of Terps with a rebuilt quesadilla truck has recruited seven other vendors so far to rotate in and out of two locations in the city.

David Engle ’15, M.S. ’15 and Chris Sczlega ’17, owners of the Q Truck, also started College Park Ventures to run the hubs at 7413 Baltimore Ave., former site of the Little Tavern, (5 p.m.–midnight, Thursday–Saturday) and 5850 University Research Court, next to the College Park Metro station in the newly named Discovery District (11 a.m.–2 p.m., Monday and Wednesday).

Engle hopes to have at least 20 vendors on the sites, part of the Greater College Park initiative to revitalize the community through new downtown amenities, academic buildings, and research partnerships and startups.

In other words, deciding your next meal during or after work just got a lot harder.

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