Video: riding along with Franktuary Food Truck

Wieners? Franks? Call them what you will, Franktuary's focus on grass-fed beef has led to 10+ years of delicious Pittsburgh-made hot dogs.

by Aadam Soorma
October 18, 2019

Let’s take it back to the start.

Our next “Behind the Window” food truck documentary steps into one of Pittsburgh’s first food trucks.

Franktuary started in a church basement downtown and now has a storefront in Lawrenceville and a location inside Pittsburgh International Airport.

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In 2015, Pittsburgh’s conflicting food truck laws made it, well, complicated for businesses like Franktuary to operate a food truck. The owners of Franktuary were very involved in making Pittsburgh a food truck-friendly place.

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In addition to being one of the first food trucks in Pittsburgh, Franktuary was also one of the first establishments to offer vegan and gluten-free menu options.

The hot dog stops here: follow Franktuary for their food truck schedule

You can see where the Franktuary truck will be next here.  

For more info on Franktuary’s Lawrenceville and airport locations, visit the Franktuary website here.

Video produced by Benton Palermo.

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