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    January 30, 2014

    Miami's Five Most Outrageous Burgers

    When it comes to meat stuffed between buns, Miami has it all. In the past, we've shared our picks for the city's top ten burgers. We even found the most expensive one -- it's $65. But now, it's time to think beyond the bun. Grab some napkins: What follows are the five most outrageous burgers in Mi ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    December 19, 2012

    Doomsday: Where To Eat Your Final Meal In Miami

    With Christmas coming soon, we almost overlooked one minor detail. Doomsday is this Friday. Dun, dun, dun. The Mayans finished their calendar with a last cycle ending on December 21, 2012, which has fueled countless theories about the world ending on this date at precisely 11:11 (UTC). Make a wish ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Iron Fork: Food, Cocktails, and Two Incredible Battles (Photos)

    Thousands of hungry and thirsty people converged upon Grand Central Miami last evening to eat, drink and be merry at New Times' fifth annual Iron Fork.  Over three dozen of Miami's hottest restaurants served up some fine eats while a host of open bars attended to the liquid needs of party goers ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork's Tonight! Food Truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's War

    Robyn Almodovar and Alfredo Montero are normally very good friends.  After all, they have a lot in common. Both of their food trucks, Mr. Good Stuff and Palate Party, have won countless awards for their creative menus and delicious foods and  both chefs have been featured on television (Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Iron Fork: One, Two, Three, Four..Look Who Started a Twitter War

    When I spoke with the Iron Fork Food Truck Battle contestants to get a little piece on strategy, I thought it would be the usual "the other chef is so talented...I'll do my best...blah blah blah."Read Also: Iron Fork's Tonight: Food truck Competitors Alfredo Montero and Robyn Almodovar Say It's WarL ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    September 28, 2012

    Iron Fork is Back: Save Ten Bucks Today!

    We may be a little biased when we say that Iron Fork is our favorite fall food event in Miami, but even if this weren't a New Times event we'd still be buying our tickets for the biggest, baddest, tastiest night out in the 305.The fifth annual Iron Fork is October 18 at Grand Central. From 7 to 10 p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Iron Fork Tickets On Sale Now: Get Them Half Priced Today

    What yearly event brings you fighting food trucks, dueling chefs, and plenty of free food and drink? If you guessed New Times' Iron Fork, you're correct, grasshopper.The fifth annual New Times Iron Fork is set to dazzle your taste buds on October 18 at Grand Central. From 7 - 10 p.m. be prepared to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Second Saturday Street Food Fest at Wynwood: Bigger and Better

    ​Your second Saturday of the month just got bigger and better, thanks to Sakaya Kitchen and Dim Ssäm à gogo's Richard Hales.Hales, organizer of the monthly food truck roundup in Wynwood during the neighborhood's second Saturdays art walk, has decided to up the ante of the event, bringing live mu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Watch Mr. Good Stuff on Eat St. Tonight

    ​Even though Mr. Good Stuff isn't quite a year old, the yellow food truck that serves up lunas, Venezuelan corn meal arepas overstuffed with brisket, curry, pulled pork, or meatloaf, is already a television star.Cooking Channel's Eat St. filmed the truck back in the late spring. The Canadian-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Foodstock is Tomorrow: Weekend Truck Tracker

    ​Foodstock: One Night of Peas and Music is tomorrow, so break our the love beads, your suede fringe jacket and get ready for an evening of great street food from 30 of your favorite trucks. In addition, Foodstock will feature vintage wearables, crafts, and art for sale, a DJ spinning tunes and liv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Foodstock: One Night Of Peas and Music Food Truck Roster Announced

    HippyHoundDogAll decked out for Foodstock​This past weekend we set back the clock one hour. This coming weekend, we're setting the clock back even farther ... to 1969, a time when hippies chanted "make love, not war," traded love beads and ate street food. Let's put it this way, hippies were the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Full Moon Party at Tobacco Road Tonight, Sabor Hispano at Jungle Island Tomorrow

    Fire dancing, drumming and food trucks at Tobacco Road's Full Moon celebration tonight​Howl at the moon tonight, salsa till you drop tomorrow as food trucks roll out to some interesting and exotic parties and festivals this weekend. Here's the deal:Friday, October 14Tobacco Road is hosting the Dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Eat St. Filming Food Trucks in Miami This Week

    Laine Doss Eat Street is back in Miami to film season three​Eat St., the Cooking Channel show that features food trucks and the bloggers that love them, is filming season three in Miami this week. Three trucks will be featured for three different segments of the show, and Miami New Times bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Bite GastroTruck Serves Award-Winning Burgers at Seminole Hard Rock Tonight

    ​There's no dearth of food trucks on the Miami scene selling burgers, true, but there's always room for one that sells award-winning burgers.That's the thinking behind chef Ron Kerr's foray into the food truck business. The chef at Georgie's Alibi, the Wilton Manors pub/lounge, is debuting his bra ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Palate Party Food Truck Owner in Accident; Weekend Truck Tracker

    Palate PartyPalate Party owner and chef Robyn Almodovar was airlifted to Broward General Hospital, then Jackson Memorial Hospital after an accident on her Palate Party truck left her with burns to her face.​We spoke with chef Almodovar, who was released from the hospital yesterday evening. " ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Food Trucks Benefit Angels & Warriors Tonight

    Sugar Yummy Mama will sell cake pops tonight.There's another food truck benefit tonight, so if you're hankering to get out of the house, why not help children with cancer in the process?A food truck fundraiser to benefit Angels & Warriors will be held tonight at the Holiday Inn Express &am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Star Wars Release Party at Food Truck Roundup Tonight

    Dress like this at the food truck roundup and you'll probably get some attention...​You know how the story starts: "A long time ago at a food truck invasion far, far away ...." At least that's the story tonight when Tamiami Park hosts a Star Wars themed food truck roundup to celebrate the Blu-Ray ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Richard Hales: Sakaya to Expand in October Downtown; Truck Tracker for Tonight

    Riki AltmanRichard Hales is expanding his brand once again.​Since its opening, Sakaya Kitchen's always been treated as a legit restaurant, despite the little storefront location. Perhaps because of the Korean-inspired Asian cuisine, reviewers believed chef/owner Richard Hales knew exactly what he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Burger Beast Announces Award Nominees; Food Trucks at Wynwood and 9/11 Memorials

    Sugar Rush is a Burgie Award nominee for best food truck.​The Burger Beast announced the nominees for his annual Burgie Awards. Voting begins Monday, September 19 on his website and the winners will be announced at the 2011 Burgies event in early November. Here's the list of food truck nominees (f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    Yo Mama Paella & Seafood Is a Bounty of the Sea; Trucks at BTTR, Tropical Park

    Yo Mama Paella & SeafoodYo Mama Paella & Seafood's colorful sea creatures beckon you to eat them.​If you can get past all of the "yo mama" jokes on the truck and on Yo Mama's Twitter page, you'll discover fresh, inexpensive seafood with Caribbean influences. The truck looks like a poster f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Keep Cool With These Icy Food Truck Treats

    Snow CapsThat's one way to beat the Miami heat.​Walking a block from the car to lunch yesterday, we were hit with a furnace of hot air. Back in the car, the thermometer hit 100 degrees. It's August and it's muy caliente in Miami. If you're like us, you need something to cool you down. Luckily, the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Food Truck Fundraiser for Local Hialeah Boy Tonight at Westland Mall

    Courtesy Foodcart USAFood truck fundraiser tonight will benefit seven-year-old Orly Salvat​Food Cart USA is sponsoring a food truck fundraising event at Westland Mall tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. to benefit a local boy fighting Stage Three Burkett's Lymphoma, a rare and aggressive cancer.Orly Salvat, ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    Free Admission, Food Trucks at Fairchild Tropical Garden; Truck Tracker for the Weekend

    Photo by Laine DossLotus Blossom at Fairchild Tropical Garden​Fairchild Tropical Garden, the 83 -acre oasis of plants, butterflies and art, is offering free admission (normally $25 for adults) this Sunday and every remaining Sunday in August. What does this have to do with food? A lot, actually.Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Eat With the Heat Food Truck Rally Tomorrow; Food Trucks Tonight

    David AlvarezWe just thought you'd like to look at these Heat dancers.​You're invited to Eat With the Heat tomorrow, August 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., as part of a monthly lunchtime roundup that was just announced. This is the first of a series of monthly roundups that will be hosted by the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Will Tropical Storm Emily Affect Food Trucks? Eat Tonight, Just in Case

    NOAAWill 2011's first Tropical Storm wreck havoc on food truck Fridays?​Tropical Storm Emily is moving northwest and close to making landfall on Haiti and Dominican Republic. Though the latest projection by the National Hurricane Service has Miami just outside the "cone of death", food truck owner ... More >>

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    August 2, 2011

    Burger Beast Wednesdays at Tobacco Road; Food Trucks Tonight

    Tobacco Road Burger Beast is holding court at Tobacco Road on Wednesdays.​Burger Beast is out and about again. One of Miami's first food truck devotees, the Beast is still heavily involved in the scene (we told you about his food truck tracker app in the works), but now he's moving inside - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Doggie Diner On Wheels: Doing It Doggie-Style at BTTR

    Doggie Bag Cafe The Doggie Diner on Wheels features organic chef-driven food for your furry friends.​Laly Albalate's life has gone to the dogs, and she's totally fine with it. A few months ago, Short Order told you about The Doggie Bag Cafe's plans to have a dog-friendly food cart at a huma ... More >>

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    July 14, 2011

    The Great Food Truck Race Sweepstakes: Nominate Your Favorite

    Laine Doss Cleveland's Hodge Podge Truck will be featured on season two of The Great Food Truck Race.​If you're a fan of the food trucks (and who in Miami isn't), chances are you have a favorite. It could be the cheesy goodness of CheeseMe, Sugar Rush's cupcakes or Jefe's fish taco, but we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Eat Street Films Miami Food Trucks, Short Order Blogger

    All photos by Laine Doss Latin Burger's Jim Heins shooting a segment for Eat Street​Eat Street, the Cooking Channel show that features America's best and craziest food trucks, was in Miami this weekend to film three of Miami's favorite food trucks. Mr. Good Stuff, Dim Ssam a Gogo and Latin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    The Secret Life of Food Truck Owners: Six Fun Facts

    Paul Huizenga One of Paul Huizenga's Art Basel entries.​About two years ago, food trucks began appearing in Miami almost as if by magic. Then, like rabbits, they started to multiply. But did anyone stop to think what went on in the lives of food truck owners before they started servin ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Cooking Channel's Eat Street Returns to Miami Food Trucks: Be On The Show

    Cooking Channel Eat Street's James Cunningham is coming back to Miami​Eat Street, the Cooking Channel show that features host James Cunningham chomping his way through America's food truck scene, will feature The Fish Box on television tonight. The episode airs at 8:00 p.m. and again ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2011

    Tamiami and Palmetto Bay: Food Trucks and Fireworks for the Long Weekend

    Coconut Grove Chamber of Commerce Fireworks over Peacock Park​No matter what form of entertainment you're into this long holiday weekend, you'll find food trucks to suit you. Take the kids for an outing to see classic trains at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum on Saturday or hit Haulover Bea ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011
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    June 21, 2011

    Manila Rice Serves Secret Menu Item, Exotic Food At BTTR Tonight

    Manila Rice ​If you've been kvetching about the same old, same old night after night, we hear you. Everyone lapses into "food boredom" now and then. If eating the same food all the time has gotten you down, you might want to visit Manila Rice at BTTR tonight for some more-than-authentic Fili ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    Best of Miami Teaser: Best Food Truck; Trucks at BTTR, Tropical Park Tonight

    Purple People Eatery is one of our picks for best food truck runner up.On Thursday, Miami New Times Best of Miami edition "The Rising" will be released upon the world. There can only be one winner per category, but there are so many yummy food trucks out there, we decided to share some of our ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    "Extreme" Okay Burger at Cauley Square: Big Five Club Hosts Roundup

    Okay Burger Okay Burger at Cauley Square tonight.​Food truck burgers just got a little more interesting with the debut of Okay! Extreme Burgers at Cauley Square tonight. The truck features Colombian-style burgers and hot dogs, offering both ala carte and combo options. The Okay Ext ... More >>

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    June 2, 2011

    Miami Heat and Food Trucks: Two Places to Watch and Eat

    Watch the game at one of two food truck roundups tonight.​Game two of the NBA finals is tonight and chances are you don't have a ticket. But you can still buy some from various resellers (courtside seats were going for around $14,000 on StubHub), or you can save your hard earned cash and wat ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Pop Burger Love/Chocolate Love: Two Trucks in One at MUFN (Miami's Ultimate Foodie Night)

    PopBurger Love/Chocolate Love: two trucks in one.​Pop Burger Love/Chocolate Love is a new truck on the Miami scene. Hoping to capture both the savory and sweet markets, this two-fold truck has two serving windows - one for the burgers, another for the sweets and coffee. Looking like somethin ... More >>

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    May 17, 2011

    Will the County Nix Food Trucks Today? BTTR Tonight

    Jefe's owner Jack Garabedian will speak on behalf of food truck owners at today's Commission meeting.​At today's meeting, the Board of County Commissioners will hear almost two dozen agenda items, ranging from re-naming streets to issuing bonds. What's on the minds of the dozens of food truc ... More >>

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    May 6, 2011

    A Whopping 40 Trucks Scheduled For Tonight's T.O.W. - 73 Food Trucks in Miami?

    Laine Doss Jonathan and Danny serve sweet treats at the Sugar Rush truck, appearing tonight at T.O.W.​The Truckers Out West food truck rally is one of the largest, with the number of trucks usually topping out at a mind-boggling 30 or so. Patrons in the thousands arrive at Mother of Christ ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011

    Cinco de Drinko With Food Trucks at Tobacco Road Tonight

    Tobacco Road hosts Cinco de Drinko tonight.​With a name like Cinco de Drinko at Tobacco Road, you pretty much know what to expect -- mucha tequila y cerveza, along with quince food trucks to soak up the booze -- just so you can drink some more! The party, which goes from 6 p.m. till mid ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Gyromaniakz Goes "Hollywood," Truckers Out West

    Did Burn Notice's Jeffrey Donovon have a gyro?​Gyromaniakz, the new Greek truck to hit Miami streets has already gone Hollywood.Yesterday evening, the truck had a special assignment - serve dinner to the cast and crew of Burn Notice on location in Coconut Grove.Gyromaniakz owner Jason Caplan ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    Eat With the Heat Today; Hola El Rincon Del Coqui, Adios Montaco

    El Rincon Del Coqui El Rincon Del Coqui serves authentic Puerto Rican food​El Rincon Del Coqui is named after Puerto Rico's teeny indigenous frogs. Like the amphibian, this rolling eatery is uniquely of the island. The orange truck (complete with froggy logo) serves up traditional antojitos ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Manila Rice Food Truck Debuts, Weekend Meetups at Bayfront, on Miller Drive, and at Tobacco Road

    Manila Rice Cecille Pangan with her Manila Rice Truck​With a "Miami Vice" color scheme (hot pink lettering on a black background), Manila Rice makes its debut this evening on the corner of NE 144th Street and Biscayne Boulevard from 6 to 11 p.m. Ted Lederman and Cecille Pangan are partners, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Flying Saucer Debuts At Street Food Fridays: Friday's Truck Schedule

    The Flying Saucer The Flying Saucer lands at street Food Friday today ​The Flying Saucer lands at Street Food Friday today in time for lunch. The "saucer" is named for the 25 different sauces available on the truck - all made from scratch! The sauces will be available on Flying Saucer' ... More >>

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    March 21, 2011

    Mr. Good Stuff: New Food Truck Serves Food For The Soul

    ​It's not exactly "soul food," but Mr. Good Stuff's food is certainly chow that feeds the soul. This brand new truck made its debut at Street Food Fridays at the Adrienne Arsht Center last week to long lines and satisfied customers. Mr. Good Stuff serves up lunas, a a Venezuelan corn meal arep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Food Trucks Hit the Streets This Weekend: Welcome, Mr. Good Stuff and Sakaya Kitchen

    Sakaya Kitchen Sakaya Kitchen truck debuts today.​Food trucks are all over the Miami area this weekend, which makes it easier to find a truck roundup close to home. New trucks rolling out this weekend include Mr. Good Stuff and Sakaya Kitchen, the second truck by Sakaya Kitchen's Richard Ha ... More >>

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