peter cimino

University at Buffalo

Nearly 400 eager minds came out for the first annual Entrepreneurs Festival hosted at University at Buffalo’s North Campus Thursday. The summit, sponsored by Blackstone LaunchPad at UB, was an opportunity for students and community members to gain more information on entrepreneurship.

A popular Buffalo taco company that started as a food truck six years ago has announced plans to open its second brick-and-mortar restaurant on Hertel Avenue. But the latest project from Lloyd Products isn't another taco shop—it's an ice cream store.

Lloyd Taco clears hurdle for brick-and-mortar eatery

Apr 7, 2015
Photo by Michael Mroziak

Buffalo has become the home to numerous popular food truck companies. One of them, however, is about to join the ranks of the brick-and-mortar establishments.

Buffalo food truck goes national

Feb 10, 2015
WBFO File Photo

Lloyd Taco Truck will be featured at 10 p.m. on CNBC's "Restaurant Startup." Lloyd co-founder Peter Cimino says the show gives contestants a chance to attract investors as they seek to open a new restaurant.

Chris Caya/WBFO News

State Senator Tim Kennedy is proposing legislation that limits the annual fees municipalities across New York can charge mobile food vendors.

Kennedy says the food truck industry is booming, but inflated fees charged by municipalities are putting the brakes on mobile food vendors. The South Buffalo Democrat says his proposal will protect local control over regulating where and when food trucks do business.