MEALS ON WHEELS: Crestview boasts diversity of cuisine to go

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 at 07:37 PM.

A 'real' restaurantsomeday

After trying operation of a brick-and-mortar restaurant for several months, the Plantes returned to the low overhead of their big, black barbecue trailer.

However, others hope their menus will catch on, and demand will allow them to open a sit-down restaurant.

"The ultimate goal is to open a real restaurant if the Crestview community supports us," Zimmermann said.

Gross said moving out of her tiny trailer, across from a new downtown parking lot, to a permanent home would be nice "one of these days. When we win the Lotto."

Loyaland newfollowers

Each mobile eatery has its loyal fan base, eagerly following daily lunch specials on social media. As most of the owners have minimal advertising budgets, they rely on regulars to spread news of their restaurants via word-of-mouth.

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