Cal Poly rolls out Poly Trolley food truck

Truck will feature Starbucks coffee, Asian and Southwestern cuisine.

May 9—Soon, students at California Polytechnic State University, in Pomona, Calif., can expect a new dining service rolling around campus delivering a blend of Asian and Southwestern cuisine.

According to a press release, in June, the Cal Poly Pomona Foundation, Inc. Dining Services will officially be launching the Poly Trolley, an innovative food truck that will serve a variety of appetizing items to the CPP community. The Poly Trolley will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner at various locations on-campus. While the location during lunch hours is still to be determined, the truck will park in front of the CLA building for breakfast and will make its way to the University Village for dinner. The truck will also feature Starbucks coffee, making the university one of the first to offer the brand in a mobile setting.

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