Ian Pierce

  • Restaurants

    May 2, 2012

    The Hole, Uncle Moe's open near U of M

    Reviews of two new casual eateries

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Top 5 INDOOR food truck experiences

    We'll miss you, sunny days of summer​Day by day our favorite street finds are dropping out of the game. A few intrepid souls like Nate of Natedogs and the vivacious ladies of Fork in the Road plan to stay out all winter long. Others, like Lisa Carlson and Carrie Summers of the Chef Shack, will lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Food truck food court every Wednesday in St. Paul

    Jill Wilson of the 128 Cafe​Long lines of smiling faces braided together as they stretched out on the downtown city sidewalks across from City Hall last Wednesday in downtown St. Paul. It wasn't long before menu items were being erased from boards as they sold out. Jill Wilson watched the crowds a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Food truck food court coming to St. Paul

    Jill Wilson and the 128 Cafe Food Truck​Wednesdays this summer, downtown St. Paul will handily have food truck vendors in one easy to spot location. Spearheaded by 128 Cafe's owner, Jill Wilson, the city will be hooding parking meters for food trucks to rally at Kellogg and Wabasha.  We're su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Ian Pierce of 128 Cafe: Chef Chat, Part 2

    Driver, chef, artist Ian Pierce of 128 Cafe​Today we bring you part 2 of our conversation with chef Ian Pierce of 128 Cafe in St. Paul.  (Here is Part 1 if you missed it.)  128 Cafe was one of the first brick-and-mortar restaurants in the Cities to load up a truck and hit the streets. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Ian Pierce of 128 Cafe: Chef Chat, Part 1

    ​Neighborhood favorite, comeback kid, and a leader in the Twin Cities food truck revolution, 128 Cafe has done it all with chef Ian Pierce behind the burners. The 128 Cafe was a Merriam Park institution when it closed in June 2007. Jill Wilson and her husband, Andrew, swooped in and revitalized th ... More >>

  • Restaurants

    September 8, 2010

    Street food takes over the Twin Cities

    In search of the best meal on wheels

  • Restaurants

    March 26, 2003