Sylvia Sedrak, left, and Kasi Carter, both of Leadership Pikes Peak, buy lunch from The Local, a food truck at Curbside Cuisine, a collection of three mobile eateries that opened Wednesday, May 15, at 225 N. Nevada Ave. in downtown Colorado Springs. Carter said they were excited to try food from one of the food trucks at the former service station that has been repainted and outfitted with benches and planters. Tables will eventually be added. They were among a steady stream of customers who visited Curbside Cuisine on its first day. Wayne Heilman, The Gazette
Five food trucks were at Curbside Cuisine on Wednesday, May 15. Three were open that afternoon at the spot near Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Street. The Local, The Crepe Crusaders and High Grade Catering & Food Truck all opened on Wednesday, Creole Kitchen is scheduled to open Monday and Za Pizza and Shuga's Portable both a set to open next month. John Olson, chair of Colorado Springs Urban Intervention, sponsor of Curbside Cuisine, said Wednesday's opening was a "soft" start and the group hopes to have eight trucks operating by the time it celebrates its grand opening next month. "It is still a work in progress," he said. Curbside Cuisine will operate daily between 6:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. with vendors selling meals priced between $5 and $8. Wayne Heilman, The Gazette
The colorful vision for Curbside Cuisine, set to open May 15.at 225 N. Nevada Ave.