Beware Of The 'A:' Food Truck Letter Grades Now A Sure Thing In Los Angeles County
The roach coach that serves up your favorite tacos will soon have a letter grade attached to it, restaurant-style (that is if it even makes the grade). At least you'll have guidelines: For authentic fare avoid "A"s.
Trucks like this will soon have letter grades.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday gave its final approval (PDF) to applying the county's twice-yearly restaurant health inspections to food trucks. What's more, the rigs' workers will have to have access to a nearby bathroom -- a tall order that could, at least if rules are strictly enforced, put some of the more down-home taco trucks out of business and give an advantage to those foodie RVs that park near office parks and such.
The inspections start in 30 days. We'll be watching.