Natedogs a finalist in 2017 Hot Dog Vendor of the Year Contest

Natedogs, the Minneapolis food cart known for quality hot dogs and homemade mustard, is in the running for Mobile Cuisine’s 2017 Hot Dog Vendor of the Year. Nathan Beck, the bow-tied owner of Natedogs, has made a name for himself and his dogs over the past few years. His cart is a fixture in the … [ 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]

Get ready for food-truck Wednesdays, coming soon to downtown St. Paul

Starting May 4 and running through August 31, a designated area will be set aside in downtown St. Paul for several food trucks to park on Market Street between Fifth and Sixth streets from 11am to 1:30pm every Wednesday. The “food-truck court” idea came about after two food trucks, Tiki Tim’s and R.A. MacSammy’s, approached the … [ Read more]

Winter warriors: how food trucks brave Minnesota’s harshest season

There’s a local industry growing at a phenomenal rate. A decade ago, it was virtually non-existent; now there are over 100 entities. No, not breweries: We’re talking about food trucks. As the temperatures drop and the snow accumulates (hypothetically, at least), some of those 100-plus trucks will go into hibernation. Others, though, will layer up … [ Read more]

Brooks High brings a new take on Beer Battered Fish

It was a nail biter for Brett Drake and Pete Toft, but Brooks High Beer Battered hit their Kickstarter goal with roughly 24 hours to spare. With funding achieved, the next step is getting their craft beer-themed food truck up and running at taproom hotspots like Bauhaus Brew Labs and LynLake Brewery, which they aspire … [ Read more]

MN Beer Events Calendar, October-November 2013 Edition

Your Guide to Twin Cities Beer — and Fun — for the Next two Months   October 2 “Meet the Brewer” with Badger Hill Zeke’s Unchained Animal || 3508 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis 55406 || 6 – 7 p.m. These newcomers to the South Minneapolis bar and beer scene are teaming up to have brewers … [ Read more]