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Md. high court upholds Baltimore’s food truck restriction

Joey Vanoni, owner of the Pizza di Joey food truck, slices a buffalo chicken pizza in his mobile kitchen. Vanoni is suing Baltimore city over a rule that prevents him from setting up within 300 feet of a brick-and-mortar restaurant that specializes in pizza. (Maximilian Franz/File photo)

Maryland’s top court Monday upheld the constitutionality of a Baltimore ordinance that bans food truck vendors from operating within 300 feet of restaurants selling similar edibles. The Court of Appeals said the “300-foot rule” is “rationally related” to the city’s ...

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Food trucks ask Court of Appeals to invalidate Baltimore proximity ban

The Pizza di Joey food truck. (File photo)

ANNAPOLIS — Food truck vendors made their final plea to invalidate a Baltimore ordinance that bans them from operating near restaurants selling “similar” products, telling the Court of Appeals Thursday that the city cannot provide any rationale for the rule. The ...

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Baltimore food truck lawsuit moves forward

04.24.12- BALTIMORE, MD- Photos of the Gypsy Queen Lunch Truck parked near the intersection of Baltimore and Greene Streets serving hungry workers from University of Maryland Baltimore. Here Jeff Cahill, Food truck employee, takes orders from Anne Vasiliadis and Jill Siegrist, both UMMS Employees. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record)

A lawsuit filed by food truck owners claiming Baltimore city’s “300-foot rule” is unlawful and favors bricks-and-mortar restaurants can proceed after a judge denied Thursday a motion to dismiss the case. The owners of Pizza di Joey and Madame BBQ ...

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