NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - Starting Monday, there will be six new options in Downtown Norfolk during lunchtime.
The City of Norfolk chose six food trucks using a lottery system Monday that will be stationed in the downtown area next week.
One of those trucks will be Twisted Sisters Cupcakes, a company that's excited about the new venue.
"It's a job of creating relationships with the restaurateurs and with the people of Downtown Norfolk to show them that food trucks can create a vital part of downtown life," said Cassandra Ayala with Twisted Sisters Cupcakes.
Other vendors that got spots include Hubcap Grill, Gnae's Taste of Soul, Bobby Q, Diesel Foods, Mister Softee and Granby Bistro.
According to vendor Evan Harrell with Hubcap Grill, the new food trucks are the first step towards adding a hipster element to downtown -- not something that will take away from brick and mortar restaurants.
"This is a pilot program. If we're hurting you at all, let us know it," said Harrell. "But I don't think that's going to be the case. We're here to add to the community. We're here to build the downtown back into something that's going to be truly spectacular."
The food trucks and carts will only operate during lunch. They will occupy parking spaces on Granby, East Freemason, Plume and Bank streets.
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