We all know that food trucks aren’t the best choice for cheap meals. It’s easy to spend all the cash you have on hand for a couple of sliders and a side of something fried. Next time you head out to get some food truck grub, check out these shareable bites for $5 or less, in alphabetical order.
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Well-known and loved in the Twin Cities, the Chef Shack food truck sells Indian spiced mini-donuts that will change the way you think about Tom Thumb. Grab half a bag for $3 and share, because sharing is caring.
Kurb Side Ice Company
New on the scene, Kurb Side Ice Company caters to those craving something a little sweet, a bit nostalgic, and perfectly chilly for a hot summer day. Order a sno-ball with any flavor from their 30 flavor-strong list that includes classics like cherry and grape, along with more unique flavors like cheesecake, tigers blood and king cake. A small is $3 and a large is $5, but the nostalgia is free.
The Moral Omnivore
Get some of the best food truck bites in the city with The Moral Omnivore’s curried mushroom fries. For $5 you get a paper boat full of sliced portabella mushrooms with a curry-crispy exterior that never gets soggy. Dip the fries in the grainy mustard and join the mushroom fry cult.
Not exactly a food truck, Natedogs serves top-quality, family-farmed pork wieners. The snappy casing gives way to a juicy dog that is one of the greatest in the Twin Cities. Get yourself one for $5 and top it with Natedogs own honey-spiced mustard and sautéed onions. Mmm!
This food truck always seems to have a line. And what are people waiting for? Tots, of course. Indulge in the bacon wrapped tater tots, which are perfect for sharing and can be yours for only $5.
- by Devan Grimsrud