Yum Yum food truck back in business after act of vandalism

SALT LAKE CITY — The owner of a popular food truck was back in business on Saturday, feeding a long line of people at a celebration of Philippine Independence Day in Jordan Park. 

It wasn’t COVID-19 restrictions that hampered the truck owner in recent days. Instead, it was anti-Asian graffiti that had been sprayed on the truck on June 5.

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“The words were definitely slur words and really insulting words,” said Erin Cotter, who does marketing for the family-owned Filipino food truck.

By Saturday, the truck had been re-wrapped, thanks to a donation by Jazz player Jordan Clarkson who has Filipino heritage.

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Cotter told KSL that the truck was parked at 1860 North 285 West in Layton on the evening of June 5.  When she woke up Sunday, white spray paint…

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