There is growing discontent within the food service industry between brick-and-mortar restaurants and mobile food trucks.
Many restaurants feel that the food trucks' mobility advantages take away their business and support cities enacting time-and-location restrictions on food trucks in order to "level the playing field." The food trucks argue that these time-and-location restrictions are unfair because they prohibit the food trucks from competing fairly.
In the Boston area, this discontent has been playing out in an ongoing feud
between the Phantom Gourmet restaurant-reviewing brothers
and the Staff Meal food trucks
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