Menu items include meatballs and Italian beef sandwiches—two of the more popular lunch foods—as well as cannolis and parmesan fritters, which are a hit when Vin’s Italian stops by local breweries
The “structured brainstorming” will attempt to clarify the city’s zoning codes and what defines the “downtown area,” in the hopes that local officials consider what the summit comes up with, the Post Bulletin reports.
At issue is a Rochester law banning food trucks from operating on public streets in the downtown area.
Food trucks seem to come and go with head-spinning regularity around the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Downtown Rochester is better defined by the sprawling Mayo Clinic than its dining options. But a flareup over a pizzeria’s food truck is igniting the city’s foodie scene.
Smack Shack started serving their lobster rolls (using fresh lobster meat from Maine) from a parking lot.
The food truck set up Tuesday for the first time in two weeks. It had been ordered to close after the city determined it was operating on public property. BB's had only been using the spot for about a week.
Food trucks have become an integral part of downtown Minneapolis workers' lives. At lunchtime, collared shirts scurry out of skyscrapers for a brief, delicious respite. Not so much in Rochester, though.
The duo serve the hibachi standard, like chicken, beef and shrimp teriyaki, served with a portion of sizzling fried rice and mixed vegetables.