Bite of the Week: Fried Chicken Sammich at Nashville Coop

Bite of the Week is a weekly feature showcasing an exceptional meal or dish, curated by The Growler.  We’d like to thank Hop & Barrel Brewing for their underwriting support. It has been a hot minute since food trucks caught much buzz in the metro area—even before COVID-19 put a cold hard hammerlock on dining and dishing … [ Read more]

‘Chef Incubator’ food trailer coming to Sociable Cider Werks

One of the trickiest angles in the world of taprooms and cocktail rooms is the integration of food. The right eats can entice guests to come back for a second, or third, or fourth beverage as a quick nip unfolds into a pleasant meal. The contrary is also true: Working with food trucks that serve … [ Read more]

Cheerful Caribbean Flavors Prevail at Grumpy Claude’s

The black food truck trailer of Grumpy Claude’s, with little more adornment than a hand-painted plastic sign, is the mobile equivalent of a hole-in-the-wall on Eat Street. It might not look like the obvious choice in a row of food trucks, but step up and you’ll be rewarded with delicious, scratch-cooked Caribbean food. As for … [ Read more]

Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub to launch food truck

For four years, Northbound Smokehouse & Brewpub has been bringing people to South Minneapolis for handcrafted beer and well-smoked meats. But with dining space in the 80-person restaurant regularly maxed out, the business has been searching for a way to bring its food (and beer) to more people. Owner Jamie Robinson had been exploring options … [ Read more]

Wyn 65, a food Winnebago from Lyn 65, to debut at Tattersall on May 2

Wyn 65, a vintage Winnebago-like food truck from Lyn 65, will serve its first bites at the Wynstock launch party at Tattersall Distilling on May 2, from 5pm to midnight. Tattersall will have a live DJ on hand, plus cocktails made to pair with Wyn 65’s fried chicken, bologna sandwiches, and other favorites from the Lyn 65 menu. … [ Read more]