Ever wondered how much work goes into running a food truck? So did Sac Mag's Marybeth Bizjak who spent a day with Mini Burger Truck.
10:35 a.m. Loaded with Five Dot Ranch beef and freshly baked brioche buns, Mini Burger pulls out of a warehouse parking lot near Richards Boulevard. Behind the wheel is Davin Vculek, a 28-year-old classically trained chef who quit his job running Guy Fieri’s restaurant kitchens to open his own restaurant on wheels. With two employees in the jump seat, the truck heads down Seventh Street, passing the deserted railyards and Downtown Plaza on its way to its destination: the massive CalPERS complex at Fifth and R, home to thousands of hungry state workers.
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