The time has come: Get your food truck kicks while it's still warm enough to get them.
Saturday, October 18 marks the third and final food truck rally of the year at Harriet Brewing in Minneapolis. The Fall Feast features 18 food trucks, Harriet beers, and live music with no cover charge. Food truck fanatics can enjoy bites from Gastrotruck, I Luv Coffee, Moral Omnivore, Tiki Tims, and others, while guests who are 21 and over can enjoy Harriet's full lineup of beers. Live music will take place on the stage inside.
The food trucks are selected via lottery, and this rally sees some new faces and some returning from the spring and summer events.
"I love Nate Dogs," says Jesse Brodd, head of Harriet's marketing and events. He also mentions MidNord Empanada and Morale Omnivore -- whose fried tomato BLT is "off the hook" -- as personal favorites.
Fall Feast is the final food truck gathering in 2014 and is coordinated by the Minnesota Food Truck Association. Each rally is similar in scope and layout, but the fall event marks the end of the busy season for food trucks. Some close for the winter, others focus energy on catering gigs, and some tough out the elements regardless of forbidding temps. The Harriet taproom is a regular weekend host to food trucks and has no plans to eliminate the service as the thermometer drops. "We will try and have as many trucks that want to continue to serve in the cold weather," Brodd says. "Plus some will serve from the inside of the taproom during the colder months."
A full listing of the food trucks, beers available, and music is included below. A portion of proceeds will be donated to nonprofit KFAI Radio.
MFTA Food Trucks: AZ Canteen Café Race Gastrotruck Gogi Brothers Habachi Daruma I Luv Coffee Moral Omnivore Nate Dogs Pepperjax Grill Potter's Pasties Sandy's Grill & Italian Ice Sassy Spoon She Royal Simply Steve's Taste of Target Field The MidNord Empanda Truck Tiki Tims World Street Kitchen
Harriet Beers: Rauchfest Oktoberfest Dark Abbey Divine Oculust Sour Divine Oculust Pils West Side Luv Jus Wodan Weizen Woluptuweiss
Live Music in Harriet Brewing's Tap Room: Jack Klatt & the Cat Swingers (1 p.m.) Doug Otto & the Getaways (3 p.m.) Everett Smith Band (5 p.m.) Mary Cutrufello Band (7 p.m.) The Federales (9 p.m.)
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