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A customer picks up food from the Little Blue Joint food truck in Watford City. Food trucks have seen business pick up as the number of workers in the oil field continues to rise.

Oil Patch food goes mobile


WATFORD CITY -- Michael Campbell has cooked for kings and queens. Now the chef is cranking out burgers and burritos for oil field workers from a food truck in Watford City.

"You've got to be super fast because everybody's in a hurry," said Campbell, who runs The Little Blue Joint.

Mobile food trucks are popping up in western North Dakota to satisfy the appetites of an influx of new workers.

But not all communities have embraced the lunch wagons.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at or (701) 580-6890.