Yes, watching all our favorite food trucks, one by one, go into winter hibernation was a real downer, but we've gotten a spot of good news: Vellee Deli popping up inside a brick and mortar restaurant this winter and will stay there all winter long.
|Courtesy Freehouse Facebook page|
|A look inside the Volstead Lounge|
|Courtesy Undead Frank's Facebook page|
|Courtesy Five Watt Coffee|
|Soda fountain-style coffee at Five Watt, coming soon to 38th & Nicollet|
|Courtesy Di Noko's Pizza|
|Courtesy Mill City Cafe|
|The lights went dark at Mill City Cafe in May 2012|
After a long stall in their building schedule, the Blue Plate company's latest venture -- the Freehouse, formerly Loose-Wiles Freehouse -- is finally back on track. Co-owner Stephanie Shimp has said that the recent 16-day government shutdown made it very hard for the Freehouse's owners to obtain the licenses required to start brewing, which is pretty important for a brewpub with the motto "from breakfast to beer."