The food truck would allow the city to offer healthier options like frozen yogurt, fruit smoothies, grilled selections and chicken wraps from the Community Center. The city could also work with local farmers to provide some of the produce
The truck will sell gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches that pair with specialty dipping sauces and soups. (Think ketchup aioli with a cheese curd sandwich or traditional tomato soup with a caprese salad grilled cheese.)
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.
A downtown office worker — especially in Minneapolis, but also in St. Paul — is spoiled for food truck choices at the lunch hour. Just wander down Marquette or over to Rice Park and see what strikes your fancy.
The first food truck rally organized by the Minnesota Food Truck Association (MNFTA) was such a success, they're now hosting a second rally for fall, and this one promises to be even tastier.
Food trucks have been expanding choice and spicing up dining options in Bloomington, the fifth largest city in Minnesota and less than a half hour away from the Twin Cities.
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.
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