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Street smarts: The proliferation of gourmet food trucks on city streets

What do a former investment banker, bassoonist, lawyer and cab driver all have in common? It may sound like the beginning of a bad joke, but in fact, they’re all driving food trucks.

Whether you live in Miami, Cincinnati, Atlanta or Los Angeles, you’ve probably noticed food trucks popping up on city streets. Need to Know explored this growing industry through the story of 28-year-old Oleg Voss, the owner of the Schnitzel & Things truck in New York City. Find out how he went from a plush job in Vienna, Austria, to selling street meat.

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