BEND, OR -- Food truck lots have popped up in nearly every Central Oregon city over the past few years; the latest is slated to open this spring on the east side of Bend. Eric Kramer and his wife are leasing a vacant lot on NE Cushing, near 27th and Medical Center Drive. He says the area needs a family-friendly gathering place. "We’re going to have six food trucks. We do have an acre, so we’re going to have lawn games and plenty of green grass and places for kids to hang out- dogs to hang out.