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    June 4, 2014

    Negroni Week: Celebrate Italy's Favorite Cocktail, Help a Charity

    In Napoli, ordering a Negroni is more than just ordering a drink. The cocktail, made with one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, then garnished with an orange peel, is considered something akin to foreplay. Considered an aperitif, the cocktail is crafted with care and almost al ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013

    Brooklyn Brewery Tour Brings the Borough to Miami

    Brooklyn Brewery is taking a bit of the New York City borough with the most street cred on the road. What in hell does that mean, and how, exactly, do you bring Brooklyn to Miami, anyway? By delivering the best of Brooklyn's art, music, parties, culture, and (of course) beer to the Magic City. The ... More >>

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    October 24, 2013

    Kitchen Kreative: Giorgio Rapicavoli Wins (Photos)

    At the inaugural Kitchen Kreative last night, guests indulged in ten courses and ten cocktails. Adrianne Calvo of Chef Adrianne's Vineyard Restaurant and Wine Bar and Giorgio Rapicavoli of Eating House took over the kitchen at the Ritz-Carlton on South Beach. They kicked off the new, local cooking ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    Kitchen Kreative Pits Calvo and Rapicavoli Tomorrow

    Cooking competitions are always fun. They're all about heat, suspense, speed, and mystery ingredients. Starting tomorrow, you'll be able to get your fix on a regular basis. Kitchen Kreative, a monthly series benefitting Slow Food Miami, launches at 7 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton, South Beach. Its firs ... More >>

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    April 19, 2013

    Burger Beast Bares All: Largest Food Truck Event Ever on 4/20

    Ever wanted to be part of a Guinness World Record? How about making history while stuffing your face? The time has come my friends, prepare for battle. Tomorrow, April 20, at Magic City Casino, Burger Beast plans to break the record for "World's Largest Food Truck Event." Free admission? Yes. Free ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    Ms. Cheezious Wins Trucks at SoBeWFF... Again

    "You could put out sea urchin and conch ceviche and wine roasted short ribs that shit rainbows" and people will still pick comfort foods, Andrew Zimmern said just before announcing Ms. Cheezious as winner -- for the second year in a row -- of the People's Choice award at the South Beach Wine & F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Homestead Al Gusto Challenges Food Trucks To Use Local Produce

    At Homestead Al Gusto, food trucks will cook with local produce​Though no one's going to accuse all food trucks of serving seriously health-conscious eats, many owners make an effort to use fresh and local ingredients.Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger owner Jack Garabedian, for instance, goes d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Short Order Presents Foodstock, One Night of Peas and Music

    ​Break out your love beads and appetite because Short Order is bringing you Foodstock: One Night of Peas and Music in the Wynwood Arts District on November 12.Be prepared to rock out to live bands and DJs, shop for vintage clothing and arts and crafts and eat from 30 food trucks. Foodstock also co ... More >>

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    October 18, 2011

    Harold and Kumar Munchies Truck Coming to Miami; Food Trucks Tonight UPDATED

    Harold and Kumar via FacebookHarold and Kumar's Munchies truck is coming to Miami​White Castle obsessed Harold and Kumar are celebrating the pre-release of their new movie, A Very Harold & Kumar 3-D Christmas by rolling out to college campuses in their very own munchie truck.The truck is set t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    SBWFF Trucks on the Beach List Announced; Food Trucks Tonight

    Stocked and LoadedStocked and Loaded is one of the trucks chosen for the 2012 SBWFF closing party.​Trucks on the Beach, the 2012 South Beach Wine & Food Festival's new closing party, has announced its food truck roster. Though the Miami food truck scene has close to 100 trucks serving street f ... 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 >>

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    October 4, 2011

    Mojo On The Go: Gator Tail on a Truck at Tropical Park

    Mojo on the GoMojo on the Go: They've got their mojo working​Food truck roundups can be confused with tailgate parties...there's food served off a vehicle, people are eating outside, and there's generally a lot of casual laughter and dining with friends.  But if you went searching for actual ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2011

    Palate Party Resumes Service at Tropical Park Tonight

    Palate PartyChef Robyn Almodovar resumes service at Palate Party.​Last week, Short Order reported that chef Robyn Almodovar, owner of Palate Party, was airlifted to the hospital after being burned in a propane accident on her food truck. Almodovar assured us that although she suffered facial burns ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Food Truck Documentary Filming at BTTR Tonight

    CheeseMe will serve at BTTR tonight.​Miami-based Digital Decaf will film a segment of its documentary about food trucks tonight at BTTR. The company has been filming food trucks all over Miami for the past few months. Their goal is to capture the history of the food truck scene in Miami, as well a ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    September 8, 2011

    Eat With The Heat Food Truck Rally Today, Trucks at Hard Rock Tonight

    Richard Alvarez/Miami HeatMiami Heat Dancers - for your viewing pleasure.​If you've always wanted to have lunch with LeBron James or Dwayne Wade you'll probably have to go through their agents, because these guys probably won't be out and about the AAA today. However, if you want to Eat With The H ... 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 >>

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    August 18, 2011

    Sakaya Kitchen's Richard Hales Expands His Empire; Truck Tracker for Tonight

    Dim Ssäm à Gogo, Hales's first food truck, is set to make new friends.​Since opening Sakaya Kitchen in December 2009, chef/entrepreneur Richard Hales has made quite a name for himself. The restaurant won numerous awards and accolades including Best Healthful Fast Food by New Times and one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Crepe Outdoors: Indulge Your Sweet and Savory Sides at BTTR

    Crepe Outdoors has an urban/tropical theme.​Crepe Outdoors indulges both your sweet and savory sides with fresh, warm crepes filled with a variety of ingredients.If the truck or the owners look familiar, you've seen them around before. Crepes Outdoor is the former Wing Commander. Owners Bill and A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    90 Miles Features Cuban Comfort Food at Tropical Park Tonight

    90 Miles90 Miles To Go serves Cuban soul food with a message.​In Key West there's a famous landmark that stands at the southernmost point in the continental United States. The marker reads, "90 miles to Cuba." The message rings loud and clear: So close, yet for all intents and purposes, Cuba might ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Food Truck iPhone Apps; Truck Tracker for Tonight

    Burger Beast A screen shot of the Burger Beast Truck Track app.It's lunchtime and you're in your car jonesing for your favorite food truck. Where is it? Well, there's an app for that! Blogger Burger Beast is busy developing an app that will make it easy to find your favorite truck. The app wi ... More >>

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    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 19, 2011

    Clarabelle's Cupcakes Offers New Cool Summer Flavors, Try Some at BTTR

    Clarabelle's Cupcakes is offering new summer flavorsNo one will disagree that we've officially entered the unbearable phase of the Miami summer. With temperatures in the 90s and humidity in the same percentage, we need something frosty to eat. Clarabelle's Cupcakes has come up with a line of " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 7, 2011

    GastroPod Pop-Up Features Dave Arnold's Molecular Cocktails (Updated)

    Will Dave Arnold bring his liquid nitrogen? We hope so!​Tonight Jeremiah Bullfrog will turn gastroPod into a pop-up molecular gastropub. (Yes, we hate the word gastropub too, but in this case it fits.) Details are all very hush-hush (including the location), but judging by the in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Food Truck Rally To Benefit Florida Heart Research Institute

    Miami Science Museum Food trucks are rallying at Miami Science Museum.​Food truck favorites will gather tonight at the Miami Science Museum to raise funds for the Florida Heart Research Institute. Ten percent of all proceeds from tonight's rally will benefit the FHRI. The event is part of ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Best of Miami Food Truck Rally This Saturday, Food Truck Roundups This Weekend

    Photo by Michael McElroy trucks!​​To celebrate their amazing wins, the Best of Miami food trucks are holding a rally Saturday, June 18 in Wynwood. The invitation-only roster features all the food trucks that won a category in our Miami New Times Best of Miami 2011: The R ... More >>

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    June 17, 2011

    Mac'n Truck is All Vegan; T.O.W. Finds a New Home UPDATED

    Vegan food truck Mac'n is rolling out tonight​Mac'n, Miami's first all-vegan food truck is finally set to roll out tonight. You may recall the Miami New Times reporting back in February that truck hopefuls Francesca Lacuesta and Mark Jennings were trying to raise capital to refurbish their t ... 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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    May 31, 2011

    Watch the Miami Heat at Tropical Park Tuesday Night Food Truck Roundup, BTTR Continues

    Miami-Dade Tropical Park is the site of the first Miami-Dade permitted food truck roundup.​Tonight is the debut of Miami Street Food Court at Westchester, a weekly food truck roundup at Tropical Park. According to organizer Steve Simon (who also organizes other roundups, including Truckers ... More >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Moty's Grill Serves Israeli-Inspired Mediterranean at BTTR Tonight

    Moty's Grill Moty's Grill offers up Nish Nash, Nana and Kibbe.​Moty's Grill is rolling out at BTTR tonight. Truck owner/chef Moty Goldman attended culinary school in Israel, then cooked for the Israeli army before moving to South Florida, so Moty's Mediterranean has a distinct flair from tha ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Food Trucks Scout Broward After Miami-Dade Ruling; Check Cauley and Kendall Roundups

    Yellow Submarine will be at Cauley Square tonight.​For months, people in Broward and Palm Beach counties have been complaining that they have to drive to Miami-Dade for their food truck fix. While many owners actually make their base in Broward and Palm Beach (Slow Food Truck and Nacho Bizne ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Dog Eat Dog at Totally Truckin' Thursdays: New Location With Beer Pong

    Dog Eat Dog, the new all-dog truck rolls out tonight at TTT​Totally Truckin' Thursdays rolls into its new home tonight in a big way. TTT will instantly become one of the larger rallies tonight as 40 food trucks serve dinner from 5:30 to 10 p.m. at Century Marketplace on NW Eighth Street and ... More >>

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    April 22, 2011

    Latin Burger Goes Green, New Location for Truckers Out West

    What's black and pink and green? LB2​It seems like Latin Burger has been in the news a lot this week. First we announced owner Jim Heins helped homeless people get on their feet. Then we proclaimed the hot-pink and black truck the king of social media in Miami. Now we're breaking the story t ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    New Haulover Marina Truck Meetup: Boaters and Beachgoers Can Enjoy Food Trucks

    Boaters at Haulover Marina patiently wait for tacos.​Jack Garabedian of Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger is catering to a brand new audience with his Food Trucks on the Wharf at Haulover. The roundup, to be located at Haulover Marina in Bal Harbour, will feature the usual mix of ethnic ... More >>

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    April 19, 2011

    Latin Burger's Jim Heins Backs Project Vacant Streets; BTTR Lineup for This Evening

    Latin Burger's Jim Heins paying it forward.About 150 people gathered at the University of Miami yesterday to watch the commencement ceremony of the latest Project Vacant Streets class, and Jim Heins of Latin Burger was on hand to provide a case study of his success with the program. Project V ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Melanie Garcia Benefit and Cauley Square: Two New Food Truck Locations Tonight

    Melanie Garcia Food truck rally to help Miami teen Melanie Garcia tonight.​Melanie Garcia is a beautiful 14-year-old cheerleader who is battling leukemia. Though her prognosis is good, her prescribed treatment is a two- to three-year regimen of drugs and chemotherapy, costing thousands of do ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Tonight: Seriously Organic Brings Florida Meat, Cheese & Produce To BTTR

    ​This evening at the Biscayne Triangle Truck Round-up look for a different kind of vehicle. Seriously Organic, a foraging company that launched last summer with the mission of connecting farmers to chefs and consumers, will bring its refrigerated truck to the gathering. It will be packed with fres ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Where to Find Food Trucks This Weekend

    Laine Doss​What do orchids, churches, concerts and art walks have in common? They're all hosting food truck roundups this weekend. Check out the info below:   Friday Tonight's Tamiami Truckers Food Court is on the move. Code compliance issues have hit this event hard, forcing the Frida ... More >>

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    February 8, 2011

    Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup Adds Back Tuesdays in North Miami Tonight

    Jefe's saves the day​Confused yet by all the street food court change-ups in the last couple weeks? In a nutshell, here's what's going on:BTTR, the popular Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup near Biscayne Boulevard and NE 109th Street in North Miami, was forced to take a couple Tuesday nights off aft ... More >>

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    January 31, 2011

    A New Local Website Hopes to Compile Food Truck Locations Nationwide

    Photo by​More food truck mania on the web! (Don't expect it to stop any time soon.) So, what to do if, even though you're following all your favorite trucks on Twitter, you don't get to stay logged in all day for the scoop? How about a website that conveniently lists the day's ... More >>

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    January 19, 2011

    Weekly Pinecrest Food Truck Rally Continues Tonight Sans GFTA

    photo via Miso Hungry's FacebookThe Miso Hungry truck organized tonight's rally with My Wing Commander. ​When the city's most popular food trucks started disavowing the now-defunct Gourmet Food Truck Association last week, the reaction from customers was mostly confusion. What exactly was it, anyw ... More >>

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    January 6, 2011
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    October 13, 2010

    Here Come the Olive Oil Tastings--Try for Yourself Today (Wednesday) at Whole Foods Pinecrest

    Pawel Kryj/stock.chang​Coffee, wine, chocolate,, here come the olive oil tastings.  You may have noticed these popping up, and I don't mean someone handing out swigs from a pill cup at a food festival.  These are sit down events, where one takes notes, and compares the fruit ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Merrick House Slow Food Pie Picnic in Pictures

    Trina Sargalski​It was pie heaven at the Merrick House in Coral Gables this Saturday. About two dozen pies were submitted for the contest at the Slow Food Pie Picnic.Hedy Goldsmith, pastry chef at Michael's Genuine, was the Chief Justice of Pie. The other judges were: Ariana Kumpis (Ariana's Etiqu ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Blog Watch: Mamita Linda, Rare Bananas and Choripan

    via Burger BeastMamita Linda truck.​It's been a while since we brought you the best of the blogosphere. You forgive us, right? Right? Here's what you missed last week around the interwebs. Yet another food truck hits the streets: Mamita Linda [Burger Beast] Miami blogger will soon part ways with ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    Interview With Erik Peters, Club Med's Corporate Chef, Founder of the Club Med Wine & Food Festival

    Erik Peters​Erik Peters left college to become a "ski bum," but after a bad man-versus-nature accident, he reverted to cooking, a hobby that always came naturally. His first job with Club Med was as an assistant sous chef in Copper Mountain, Colorado, and his next gig took him to Playa Blanca in M ... More >>

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