street food

Booya Festivals and Morning Roundup

Michael Agnew reviews barrel-aged Schmaltz’s Alt (the first beer in Schell’s answer to Summit’s Unchained series of specialty beers), author Teresa Marrone is interviewed by Edible Communities, the Well Fed Guide to Life visits The Imperial Room, Chowhounds talk about booya stew festivals (beware the outdated schedule posted high in the thread), and the second […]

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Pork Rinds, Poutine, and August 17 Tweet Rodeo

@FlipChef commends Victory 44’s pork rinds and poutine, @ForkNRoadTruck urges you to vote for your favorite food truck in a nationwide contest, @Kopplins stays open (and gives you a discount) despite road work, @McKinleyCSA promotes this weekend’s Homegrown Experience event (learn more on our calendar), and @MNBeer highlight’s today’s Ale Jail tasting selection.

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Long Live Independent Food Trucks! and August 5 Tweet Rodeo

@HeidisMpls visits and talks up Salt Spring Island goat cheese, @SwedeHollowCafe hosts a photo contest, @ChefShack1 justifies the street food movement (and comments on the influx of mobile corporate outposts), @Organic_Valley sweetens the pot for its latest contest by donating $1 for each entry, @DearDara and @DeRushaEats speak highly of Smack Shack (despite the drug pusher-esque […]

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May 26 Morning Roundup

Mecca introduces more street food (by Sameh Wadi of Saffron, and a mobile pizza oven called Streetzza), the Tin Fish’s mahi mahi sandwich could use more restraint and less tartar sauce, a promotional video profile of Chef Erick Harcey of Victory 44, Bill Roehl beats up on a soybean festival, and five Memorial Day cheeseburgers […]

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April 16 Morning Roundup

Mecca gives Ringo a hearty thumbs down (“None of it was very well executed or presented”), Kim Ode on madeleines (in print and video), a CSA provided by “Minnesota’s only Jewish organic farmer,” urbanfoodie strikes a thoughtfully cautious note vis-a-vis street food, Fair Food Fight looks at Pastureland Dairy Cooperative and the ongoing dairy pricing […]

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Minneapolis Street Food Proposal Passes

At today’s meeting of the Minneapolis City Council, a proposal to expand street food vending in downtown Minneapolis passed by a unanimous vote. The measure, proposed by Councilmember Lisa Goodman, will take effect on May 1, 2010, and will allow a set number of commercial kitchen license-holding vendors to operate motorized food carts in specific, […]

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Cynthia Gerdes Street Food Statement

Hell’s Kitchen co-owner Cynthia Gerdes, who was eviscerated by writer Andrew Zimmern in a recent online column for what he described as her opposition to a proposal to liberalize street food regulations in downtown Minneapolis, has released a statement lauding the expected passage of the proposal today. Her opening statement: “The moment our City Council […]

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