It’s not even spring and the food truck scene is already buzzing. It seems the newest thing in food trucks is to secure a place without wheels where customers can sit down and enjoy great food and service.
As one of the pioneers of Twin Cities street food, the owners of Chef Shack prove they’re not only getting better with time — they’re getting bigger.
The fight for your lunch dollar is heating up in downtown Minneapolis. Some businesses claim that food trucks are hurting their bottom line, and they say the city is giving street food vendors an unfair advantage over brick and mortar stores.
A favorite lunch spot in downtown Minneapolis earned a nod in U.S. News and World Report, which ranked it among the country’s “most creative” food trucks.
It truly has been the summer of food trucks. And while it’s not a new concept by any means, 2011 certainly marked the beginning of a beautiful friendship between Twin Cities’ ordinances and new, up-and-coming food trucks.
Each farmer’s market has developed a unique flavor and draw, but at Kingfield, in addition to the bountiful fresh, local produce, there’s a humming sense of this diverse community’s pride, tucked into one small parking lot.
Since I work on the west side of the Twin Cities, I was envious of my food-loving friends who raved about their food truck lunches in downtown St. Paul. Everything looked so good and when my husband texted me saying he was trying Gastrotruck, I knew I had to try it for myself.
Craving warm, flaky donuts? We’ve rounded up some of the best donuts in the Twin Cities. These spots will have you coming back for more of these sweet, satisfying, hole-y treats.
For the first time, workers in downtown St. Paul had a new option for grabbing some sun — and grabbing a bite to eat.
Imagine if you will an outdoor food court. But instead of the greasy, stale cheeseburgers and day-old sandwiches, it’s fresh, high-quality gourmet food made piping hot from a food truck.
When it comes to good eats on the streets, Minneapolis and St. Paul are really making quite a name for themselves.
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