Make Room for Chubby Chickpeas; Burger King Gets Cash


• Start planning now: A new bounty of food trucks roll into the city on Sunday, including Chubby Chickpea and the Chicken & Rice Guys. [Herald]

• Now that Wendy’s has overtaken it as the country’s second-most-popular fast-food joint, Burger King is getting a cash influx from its biggest franchisee &madash; the chain is selling the franchisee nearly 300 corporate-owned locations. [Miami Herald]

• Hey, did you know food trucks are everywhere? Now they’re even in fancy hotels! [USAT]

• The Times tasting panel drinks some beer in honor of the new baseball season. But they oddly focus only on porters. [NYT]

• Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich are opening a location of their super-popular Lupa in Hong Kong. [Lifestyle Asia via Eater NY]