World Street Kitchen
Working in a food truck is a hot experience on a normal day, but on Monday it’s was just unimaginable.
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.
Bon Appetit magazine has released a list of the top 50 best new restaurants in the U.S. and Minnesota has two — Borough and World Street Kitchen Lyndale. Borough’s known for its oysters, pasta, cheesburgers and even tofu. At World Street Kitchen, a multitude of cultures are represented, from rice bowls, to burritos, and sandwiches.
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.”
There are a lot of traditional tacos in the Twin Cities. However, there is a different breed of tacos around town, called Nuevo Tacos. Think of tacos but chef-driven. Rebellious. Outrageous. All of the above. […]
Some of the best tacos can be found right here in the Twin Cities and these five restaurants have some of the tastiest around.
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.
World Street Kitchen in Uptown was born as a food truck, and is now all grown up.
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.
Food and poetry go hand in hand. I couldn’t help but think of the poetic writings of M.F.K. Fisher as I walked around the North Coast Nosh, put on by HeavyTable.com and the Peace Coffee Shop in the Longfellow neighborhood in Minneapolis.
When it comes to good eats on the streets, Minneapolis and St. Paul are really making quite a name for themselves.
In the new spring season, I’m not only looking forward to the reopening of farmers markets, but I’m also looking forward to the food trucks hitting the streets. It is sure to be an explosion of food options due to loosened regulation and increased interest in starting mobile food carts.