The first food trucks were pulled by horses, which often ate all the ingredients themselves and were forced to earn the money back by arranging fixed races with their friends. Gallop toward savory satisfaction with this Groupon.
$7 for $15 Worth of Café Fare and Sandwiches
Visitors to the café peruse a menu that features breakfast sandwiches, such as the Hattie McDaniel stacked with egg scramble, sausage or bacon, cheese, and mustard on ciabatta ($4.50), and freshly-brewed coffee ($2). Made-from-scratch soups ($3) rotate weekly alongside rotating ‘mac attack’ mac ‘n’ cheese ($3), and lunch offers sandwiches stocked with pastrami, turkey, ham, egg salad, and bacon ($5.50-$6.75). Check the website menu for updates on weekly specials.
Her Story Cafe
Her Story Cafe trucks gallivant around Colorado Springs, enlivening lunch breaks with a rotating menu of hearty soups and sandwiches named for influential women and crafted from local ingredients. A selection of soups might include the Greta Garbonzo Bang!, Annie Moore potato soup, or the Marie Curie chicken gumbo, a gluten-free concoction that pays homage to the French woman’s famous discovery of chicken gumbo. Like Frank Lloyd Wright during his underappreciated sandwich period, chefs construct towering stacks of deli meats and vegetables on foundations of pumpernickel, rye, French, and wheat breads, flush with ingredients straight from local farms, ranches, and bakeries. Made from scratch, sides range from tangy German potato salad to banana pudding sweetened with cream and Nilla wafers. Fans of the food truck can now frequent a non-mobile café that also offers breakfast, and where Her Story classics are served up with the same frequently-rotating selection of soups and specials.