Reluctance to be first makes food trucks no shows for now
by Ted Carter
Published: December 4,2011
Monique Davis, who doubles as owner and chef of Lumpkins Barbeque on Raymond Road, thought about taking her barbecue and Southern cuisine on the road after the Jackson City Council gave the green light for food trucks to operate in the city.
But she’s doing what it seems other potential food truck operators are also doing: waiting for others to go first.
“I’m going to let someone else put their feet in the water first,” said Davis, whose barbecue brisket has a substantial following around Jackson.
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