Category archives for: St. Paul

St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Pastor’s Pulpit? A Food Truck

Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
The Rev. Margaret Kelly closes a short service at the food truck ministry she runs on Payne Avenue in St. Paul. At left is Kelly's mother, Carol. At right are Maurice Tribbett and his daughter Grace.

There are a couple of clues that the mobile kitchen parked every Thursday at lunchtime on Payne Avenue on St. Paul’s East Side this summer isn’t just another food truck.

St. Paul, MN: Asian Invasion Food TruckPacks Some Serious Heat

Joy Summers
It's bulgogi taco time

The Asian Invasion tacos reminded us of a time when food trucks were still a mostly West Coast fad, and when Roy Choi’s Kogi truck first introduced the world to the idea of bulgogi, a slightly sweetly Korean-dressed, grilled meat tucked into a taco.

St. Paul, MN: B-52 Slider Squad Food Truck Makes A Better Burger

B-52's Bavarian Burger ($6) is topped with raw onion and sharp German mustard and served on a soft pretzel roll. (Pioneer Press: Jess Fleming)

The Bavarian Burger ($6) includes one of those patties, with decent char and a slight bit of pink in the middle, topped with raw onion and sharp German mustard and served on a soft pretzel roll. It’s simple and satisfying.

St. Paul, MN: Twisted Fork Grille Food Truck – A First Look

You aren't going to be hungry again for a long time

Fat, long slices of spice encrusted pastrami are layered onto a pretzel bun along with arugula, layering on the black pepper flavor with a swipe of aioli, a layer of gooey cheese and topped with some cumin spiced, thin, fried onion. It’s an epic sandwich that requires a good jaw workout to get through.

St. Paul, MA: St. Paul Schools, Food Trucks Will Pay More for State Inspections

Hungry office workers order food at lunchtime from the Neatos and the Home Street Home food trucks which park on Kellogg Avenue on Thursdays in downtown St. Paul, photographed on Thursday, June 6, 2013. (Pioneer Press: Scott Takushi)

Food trucks will pay more than twice as much as they do now. Meanwhile, hotels, free-standing fast-food eateries and coffee shops will get a break.

Minneapolis, MN: Food Trucks and Restaurants Work to Avoid ‘Food Fight’


Food trucks are much more than a passing fad. The number of trucks seems to grow every day.

St. Paul, MN: St. Paul Has A New Food Truck, with Beer


Craft Mobile Kitchen is serving burgers, sandwiches, salads, summer refreshments and craft brews — yes, beer!

Minneapolis, MN: Big crowds, Long Lines and Testy Customers at the Minnesota Food Truck Fair

Urmila Ramakrishnan
More than 20,000 foodies gathered at the second annual Minnesota Food Truck Fair in Uptown in Minneapolis

Customers complained about how crowded the event was. Many waited 20 to 45 minutes to order food and another 20 to 30 minutes to get it. Grumbling customers applauded after receiving their orders at some trucks.

St. Paul, MN: Food Trucks on A Roll in St. Paul – Our 10 Favorites … So Far


For the adventurous eater, this is good news. Options range from Indian to Japanese to Latin to burgers. But there are so many options it can be difficult to make a decision, so I’m here to help.

St. Paul, MN: Hot Indian Foods Truck Opens in St. Paul

Hot Indian Foods Truck cruises through St. Paul, serving Indian food with a contemporary twist.

New food truck serving Indian food with a contemporary twist opens in the Twin Cities