This year’s show started in San Francisco, traveled to Portland, Pocatello and Rapid City before arriving in the Twin Cities.
Trucks had to find their own places to sell their food and they learned at the last moment what their challenges will be. So where ccould you find them?
The guys from Tikka Tikka Taco, an Indian-Pakistani fusion taco truck, was at the taproom at 612 Brew in Minneapolis from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday.
Samboni Boys, described as “Philly’s Finest,” was at Minneapolis’ Indeed Brewing company.
Hawaiian truck Aloha Plate Truck was at Psycho Suzies in Minneapolis on Saturday, from noon to 8 p.m., and at Grand Ole Creamery in St. Paul on Saturday afternoon from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the team’s Facebook page.
SlideShow Truck was selling its sliders in front of the Lake Street Cheapo Records.
Local trucks joined in on the fun, showing up where the competitors were in what they call Nordeast Food Truck Ambush.
“The Great Food Truck Race” journey ends for the team that makes the least amount of money each week until there is one team left to claim the cash prize. The grand prize for the winner has varied between the seasons going from $50,000 to $100,000 and then to $50,000 along with their custom food truck. The show will air beginning in August on the Food Network.
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