Treat trucks turn to Twitter

SEEN THIS MORNING
July 21, 2009 5:53:46 AM PDT
Even before reading their morning paper, some customers are reading their "tweets" to find their favorite gourmet food trucks.

It is one of the newest small-business trends.

Food truck operators are sending instant messages, announcing when and where they can be found.

Kim Ima bakes in Brooklyn and tweets her schedule to more than one thousand followers before heading into Manhattan. (http://twitter.com/thetreatstruck)

The Twitter chase makes it fun for some customers. For high-tech cynics, it gives Twitter a more valid purpose.

The website Serious Eats recently compiled a list of street food vendors using Twitter, not just in New York City, but around the country.

You can find that list here: http://www.seriouseats.com/2009/05/a-list-of-street-food-vendors-trucks-carts-using-twitter.html


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