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Food Truck’s Propane Tank Likely Caused Explosion

Investigators say the food truck explosion in Lakeville over the weekend may have been caused by the propane tank.

03/09/2015

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Food Truck Explodes In Lakeville Neighborhood, 20 Homes Damaged

A quiet neighborhood was rocked Friday night after a food truck exploded in Lakeville. The explosion happened just after 11 p.m. on the 16000 block of Joplin Path, damaging about 20 homes in the area.

03/07/2015

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Twin Cities Church Holds Services In A Food Truck

A Twin Cities church is running exclusively out of a food truck. Shobi’s Table Lutheran Church started in April and parks along Payne Avenue in St. Paul every Thursday.

09/11/2014

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Doggie Food Truck Makes Stops Around Twin Cities

Stroll through downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul over lunch hour and you’ll see how much people love food trucks. But on Saturday, they could bring their four-legged friends along for the meal. Milo’s Kitchen is a food truck for dogs.

08/09/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Food Truck

Over the last few years, we’ve gotten used to seeing food trucks pop up all over the Twin Cities. There are usually dozens in downtown Minneapolis over the lunch hour, and we wanted to find the best.

07/16/2014

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Friday Featured Food Truck: The Flavor Wagon

One of the best things about the local food truck scene in the Twin Cities is trying food from cultures around the world. This week’s Friday Food Truck feature is serving up a taste of Egypt. Edward Moody shows us what’s cooking at the Flavor Wagon.

07/04/2014

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Friday Featured Food Truck – Green And The Grain

A new, healthier food truck option has sprouted for downtown diners – Green and the Grain. Green and the Grain offers, well, exactly what you’d expect. Salads and wraps make up the majority of entrees, all of which are made with fresh, organic ingredients.

06/20/2014

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Mpls. Food Truck Phenomenon Helps Other Local Businesses

This time of year, you can hardly walk along a downtown Minneapolis street without running into a food truck. When the city passed an ordinance easing restrictions on these mobile restaurants the food truck phenomenon took off. But the restaurants themselves aren’t the only ones seeing a boost.

05/31/2014

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Natedogs Named Among Best Food Trucks In U.S.

A Minnesota food truck has been named one of the best in the entire country, and it has an approach that’s as simple as its food is tasty. Natedogs offers hot dogs and bratwursts with homemade condiments.

02/26/2014

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Curiocity: Food Truck Feature — Taste Of Target Field

Admit it — sometimes you’re tempted to hit up a Twins game just for a ticket to the concession stands. It’s OK. We’ve all been there. Luckily, the Twins have been working on an idea to bring their incredible food offerings to you.

08/27/2013

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Too Hot For Food Trucks

Working in a food truck is a hot experience on a normal day, but on Monday it’s was just unimaginable.

08/26/2013

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Curiocity: Food Truck Feature — Cajun 2 Geaux

How does an aircraft mechanic for the military end up owning and operating a food truck? It’s simple — two loves, that of a woman and that of New Orleans Cajun cooking.

08/14/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Sameh Wadi, Part 2

Cooking was such a large part of Sameh Wadi’s upbringing it’s somewhat shocking that the young and budding cook never considered it a career path until much later in life.

08/13/2013

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Curiocity: A Chef’s Profile Of Saffron’s Sameh Wadi

When Sameh Wadi told his father he wanted to go to culinary school, his first response wasn’t exactly a ringing endorsement. “It was a shock. He had no idea. I mean, no idea,” he said. “My father said, ‘Oh sh–, you’re going to be flipping burgers for the rest of your life. That was his initial reaction.”

08/06/2013

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Curiocity: Food Truck Feature — Lulu’s Street Food

When it comes to culinary kitchens, you could say Christian Orosz has perfected the art of a mobile meal. From sharpening his skills in England, he went on to cook on the high seas from the kitchens of private yachts. Jumping ship (pun intended), Orosz is now the proud owner of not one but two food trucks in the Twin Cities.

07/16/2013

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Curiocity: Food Truck Feature — Cave Cafe

Chef Teddy, as he’s known, fled his war-torn country of Ethiopia as a young man, seeking refuge in Djibouti. In order to earn a living, he relied on the recipes and techniques instilled in him from watching his mother and began cooking in order to survive.

06/19/2013

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Curiocity: Food Truck Feature — Neato’s Burgers

All that really needs to be said about this week’s food truck can be summed up in three glorious words: duck fat fries. Yes, beyond bringing the retro feel of a good ol’ fashioned drive-in to the streets of St. Paul, Neato’s Burgers has given us the precious gift of duck-fat frying, without the hefty price tag or the cross-country journey.

05/23/2013

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Curiocity: Food Truck Feature — House Of Hunger

They may not be as ‘twisted’ in name as they used to be but one thing’s certainly for sure — this truck will put an end to your hunger.

05/16/2013

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Off The Menu With Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl and Chad Hartman: 4/25/13

Thursday afternoon, Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl of WCCO’s “Off the Menu” stopped by to talk food and more with Chad Hartman. Dara is heading to New York for her 11th nomination for a James Beard Award, Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel have a show in town plus more from the local and national food scenes!

04/26/2013

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DeRusha Eats: World Street Kitchen

World Street Kitchen in Uptown was born as a food truck, and is now all grown up.

02/16/2013

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Downtown Restaurants Want Food Truck Ordinance Changes

It’s hardly the weather for eating outside. But come spring, comes a return of the food trucks to downtown Minneapolis streets.

01/23/2013

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DeRusha Eats (Healthy): Foxy Falafel

It’s the first week of the new year, and a lot of us are trying to eat healthy food.

01/05/2013

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Best Tips And Recipes From Minnesota Chefs For Thanksgiving Leftovers

Try some of these creative, quick and easy ways to jazz up and rethink the dreaded Thanksgiving leftovers as recommended by local chefs. Leftovers don’t have to be boring and drab, they can be reinvented into new and exciting dishes that the whole family will enjoy.

11/21/2012

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Food Truck To Twisted Sister: ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’

Eighties heavy metal band Twisted Sister is known for their big hair, flashy makeup, catchy lyrics and stage antics. But to Cody Allen and Wesley Kaake, they are now a threat to their business.

10/25/2012

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DeRusha Eats: Andrew Zimmern’s New Food Truck

There’s a late entrant in the food truck game with a big name. “Bizarre Foods” host Andrew Zimmern lives in the Twin Cities and just launched the AZ Canteen.

09/15/2012

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