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bright green mi taquito grill food truck

A guide to campus food truck Mi Taquito Grill

Ariana Powell, A&E Editor // September 11, 2023

A new semester brings a new food truck to campus: Mi Taquito Grill. The eye-catching, green food truck serves a variety of tacos, burritos, fries and a salad. It can be found near the physical sciences...

The green and black food truck, The Black Kettle, rests by the science bridge enticing students on their way in the direction of Meriam Library. Taken by Ariana Powell, March 29.

The Black Kettle: More drinks than food

Ariana Powell, City Editor // April 19, 2023

Low-hanging black drapes teasingly hide The Black Kettle food truck from downpours, bright rays and passersby on Chico State campus. Peering inside the food truck while ordering gives a hectic but...

The bright red Halal Platter food truck sits in the Student Services Center Plaza.

Halal Platter: food with a smile, large portions

Ariana Powell, City Editor // April 5, 2023

A bright-red truck marks the spot on Chico State’s campus for anyone looking for large portions and friendly service. The Halal Platter food truck, located at the Student Services Center Plaza, stands...

Harvester stands between Tehama and Butte Halls with customers waiting for their food. Taken by Ariana Powell, March 28.

Harvester: smoky flavor, cold bread

Ariana Powell, City Editor // March 29, 2023

A heavy, smoky scent that rolls out of the black, yellow and green Harvester food truck is the first thing that hits you when walking out of Tehama Hall. It serves five dishes: clam chowder, a veggie...

Secret Trail Brewing Co. flies high, four years and counting.

Not-so-Secret Trail: Four years of brewing off the beaten path

Ian Hilton, News Editor // October 31, 2021

Tucked away from major streets and foot traffic, a Chico gem is thriving. The word is out about Secret Trail Brewing Company; staff and patrons alike feel the momentum, and owners Michelle and Charlie...

Bisou Bisou making crepes Photo credit: Abigail Jones

‘Fork in the Road:’ Do’s and don’ts

Adrianna Mccain // April 10, 2017

As you stand in a park surrounded by food trucks, the smell of tacos and pulled pork flow through the air. The upbeat music paired with mac and cheese that tastes as if it was fresh from an overpriced...

Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese, which regularly serves food at the Thursday Night Market, is home to many different types of sandwiches, including the Chipotle Barbecue Grilled Cheese. Photo credit: George Johnston

Grilled cheese food truck cuts tasty path through Chico

Blaine Ball // May 4, 2015
The owner of Mayhem Gourmet Grilled Cheese describes his passion for food, family and the community.
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