The sun is shining, birds are singing and stomachs are rumbling like truck generator mimics. It's time to take lunch outside and get back in touch with the curb-side dining culture. St. Paul kicks off the season in fine form with not just one, but two food truck courts.See also: Tips for new food tr ... More >>
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Yesterday we spoke with Jill Wilson, owner of 128 Cafe and worker of the window in their food truck. She's again heading up the wildly successful food truck court that drew throngs of customers to downtown St. Paul last summer. She let us know who she expects to join her, where they'll be, and wh ... More >>
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Green gilded goods on the goThe fleet of street eats continues to expand with the addition of chef Stephen Trojahn's Gastrotruck. Touting artisan food on the fly, the truck has been roaming the streets of St. Paul and taking part in the weekly Food Truck Court that sets up Wednesdays on the corne ... More >>
Jill Wilson of the 128 CafeLong 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 >>
Jill Wilson and the 128 Cafe Food TruckWednesdays 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 >>
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