Street Food

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Four Seasons Food Truck Hits Miami: Try the Aussie Cubano

    If you happened to be jogging through Brickell Avenue last night, you might have encountered something strange: a food truck stationed outside the Four Seasons and a pop-up bar a few feet away serving coffee cocktails and flutes of prosecco. It was a preview party to kick off the five additional d ... More >>

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    November 4, 2014

    Four Seasons Food Truck Comes to Miami; Edge Steak & Bar Hits the Streets

    When you think of a brand like Four Seasons, street food doesn't necessarily spring to mind. But come Thursday, that perception might change. This is because the Four Seasons Food Truck East Coast tour concludes with a five-day visit to the Magic City. Yep. Four Seasons has a food truck, and it ha ... More >>

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    August 14, 2014
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    June 12, 2014

    Study Finds Miami Food Trucks Cleaner Than Restaurants

    Question: Which is a safer bet to eat -- a food truck taco or a burger at your local gastropub? If you're one of the people who think a brick and mortar restaurant would be cleaner and under more scrutiny by the state, think again. Florida has cited a recent study, conducted by the In ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    Roy Choy on Chef: "I Only Know How to Approach Things With Honesty"

    Chef Roy Choi is a rare breed. Part food celebrity, part everyman, he's celebrated for churning out seriously good, unpretentious food. We largely have him to thank for bringing food trucks to the masses. His Kogi BBQ trucks specialize in tacos, the most famous of which is filled with Korean barbecu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    Food Network Filming New Show in Miami

    It's all so hush, hush and top secret that we can't share the name, but a new Food Network show about food trucks is filming in Miami tomorrow and next week -- and they're looking for people to be on camera. The competition-type show is looking for people to act as audience, with some people having ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Gordon Ramsay Takes on the Swedish Chef in a Food Truck Throwdown (Video)

    Gordon Ramsay is a potty-mouthed chef known for having a bad temper. Which means he's the perfect foil for another volatile kitchen master: the Swedish Chef. We're not sure whether the Swedish Chef is cursing while he cooks (when we tried to translate "bork bork bork," we got "bork bork bork"), but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Latin Burger & Taco Opening Restaurant in Coral Gables

    Latin Burger and Taco, the hot pink-and-black roving burger joint, has finally found a permanent parking space after four years of driving around town. Oh, but don't worry..the original truck will still be out and about. Latin Burger opening a brick and mortar space right on Miracle Mile in Coral ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2013

    Whole Foods Aventura Street Food Festival: Indoor Food Truck Tomorrow

    Miami is known for outdoor eats. Food trucks revolutionized the Magic City's street food scene four years ago, and now they're going indoors. At Whole Foods for a day anyway. Whole Foods Market in Aventura is celebrating Miami's street food scene by transforming their store into a street food festi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2013

    Tampa Wants to Break Miami's Food Truck Record: What's Next — Giant Guacamole? UPDATED

    A lot of world records have been set in Miami. On October 11, 2009, chefs Michael Schwartz and Allen Susser led a group of high school students to break the Guinness World Record for the largest serving of guacamole. The portion weighed 4,114 pounds, by the way. And on April 20, 2013 the Magic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Miami Fourth Best Food Truck City in America

    Miami's food truck scene is alive and well and, apparently, a destination choice for hungry travelers, according to two prominent online food-and-travel sites. Jetsetter, an online travel magazine that also books custom upscale trips such as tiger safaris and tours of California's wine country, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    Miami Food Trucks Featured in Live With Kelly and Michael Contest

    If there was any doubt that south Florida food trucks are the best in the country, check out how many of our own local munchmobiles are vying for the title of top food truck in the Live With Kelly and Michael Truckin' Amazing Food Truck Cook-Off contest! Three local food trucks (out of 20 in the en ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Magic City Casino Sets Guinness World Record For Food Truck Parade

    People living in the area of Flagler Street and NW 37th Ave. hung out of their windows in disbelief as a parade of 62 colorful food trucks rolled through their neighborhood, flanked by a police escort. The trucks were part of caravan to set a Guinness World Record for "largest food truck parade." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    February 18, 2013

    Andrew Zimmern's Truck and Many More on Midtown Tracks for SoBeWFF

    For more on the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, check out New Times' Taste guide, hitting newsstands Thursday, February 21. By the time 2012 was upon us, more than 100 food trucks were rolling around Greater Miami. It seemed only natural some of them should feed the gastrophilic masses of the Sou ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2013
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    January 7, 2013

    Miami's Ultimate Food Truck Is The Health Nut on Wheels (Photos)

    A new food truck was crowned supreme at Magic City Casino Saturday night, when The Health Nut on Wheels won the Ultimate Miami Food Truck Competition, beating out seven other food trucks to win the title and a cool $5,000 cash prize.Attendees were treated to an interactive evening, with each food tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2013

    Win Tickets To the Ultimate Food Truck Battle With Shaggy and Sean Kingston

    Miami loves its food trucks. Whether we catch one on the side of the road for a lunchtime snack or head over to a roundup to eat out way through several dozen offerings, we're sweet on all the goodness coming from those mobile munch units.But which truck is the best in all of our fair city?

  • Dining

    December 20, 2012
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    December 7, 2012

    Art Basel in Wynwood: 30 Food Trucks Running Daily

    In spite of past problems, little seems to be standing in the way of Miami food trucks serving the masses in Wynwood during the week of Art Basel. Sakaya Kitchen's Dim Ssam a Gogo will host more then 30 food trucks at the usual art walk location, 210 NW 22nd Lane from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. from today (T ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    September 13, 2012
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    August 22, 2012

    First-Ever Miami Beach Food Truck Roundups Scheduled

    Read Also: Food Trucks To Roll on Miami BeachAfter getting approval back in May, the Miami Beach Food Truck and Music Fest will finally roll out to the North Shore Park Bandshell on Collins and 73rd Street. The monthly event will feature food trucks and live music with a Latin flavor, in keeping wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    World-Renowned Chef Jose Andres Hires Miami Food Truck For Employee Party

    The buzz is mounting for The Bazaar by Chef Jose Andres' Miami Beach opening in two weeks -- with much of that buzz being created by the uber-talented chef himself.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2012

    Food Trucks to Roll On Miami Beach

    The City of Miami Beach will allow a limited number of food truck roundups, starting as early as June. The issue of having food trucks on Miami Beach was pushed back many times, as local restaurants felt it would take away business.On May 9, the Miami Beach City Commission moved forward with a long- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Wynwood Food Truck Roundup Off, But There Will Be Trucks (Update)

    Beached Miami reported yesterday that the Second Saturday Street Food and Music Festival in Wynwood, scheduled for this Saturday, May 12, was cancelled due to permitting issues.Sakaya Kitchen's manager, Szilvia sent out an email to food truck owners simply stating, "Hello Everyone, Unfortunately t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Free Curried Goat Tacos: Dos Equis Taco Truck In Miami Wednesday

    If you've been waiting for the day a Dos Equis taco truck drives into your city, stay thirsty my friend. It's coming soon. The "most interesting" food truck in the world is on a multi-city tour and coming here on Wednesday, partnering with Jefe's food truck and chef Jack Garabedian to throw a 10-day ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Wynwood Street Food and Music Festival is a Go!

    A little over 24 hours before the Wynwood Street Food and Music Festival was set to start, organizer Richard Hales was waiting at the phone for word the event permit was granted. Hales told Short Order shortly after he heard that the City of Miami had put the seal of approval on the event that he fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Second Saturday Street Food Fest at Wynwood: Will It Happen?

    The Second Saturday Wynwood Artwalk food truck roundup is still one of the most successful and well attended events in Miami.Each month, thousands of people gather for a little street food sustenance and shopping at local crafts vendors before of after heading out to peruse the galleries that stay o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Wynwood Food Truck Roundup Cancelled, Brad Knoefler Tattled

    ​The Second Saturday Wynwood Artwalk food truck roundup has been cancelled for this month. Short Order learned about the cancellation from organizer/restaurateur Richard Hales, who said that the popular monthly food truck roundup was being shuttered due to a tip off to the City of Miami Zoning Dep ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Latin House Grill to Open Restaurant: Are Food Trucks Turning to Brick and Mortar?

    ​Is the new food truck trend to turn in the wheels for a traditional brick-and-mortar restaurant? We've already seen restaurants such as Sakaya Kitchen, La Camaronera, Red Koi, Sweetness Bake Shop, and Islas Canarias roll out mobile versions of their brick-and-mortar establishments.We're seei ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012

    SoBeWFF: Andrew Zimmern Talks Street Food and Miami Bites

    ​You probably know Andrew Zimmern as the guy who eats eyeballs and bats on the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods. You might not know that Zimmern, a trained chef and journalist with a love of street food, is an annual participant in the South Beach Wine & Food Festival. This year he'll host the o ... 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 24, 2012

    Food Trucks Compete in Tobacco Road Breakfast Cook-Off February 4

    ​Everyone knows food trucks meet at Tobacco Road every first Saturday of the month, but February 4 is different because the trucks will convene to celebrate National Hot Breakfast Month.It's good to see that some people are taking unofficial food holidays seriously.Twelve trucks will compete for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2011

    Bourdain to Eat Street to Emeril: Miami TV Tops in 2011

    Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain orders from Dim Ssam a Gogo.​Miami was a star in 2011. The past year saw many major national food-related shows film here in our fair city. Who could blame them? Between our thriving and ever-growing food scene and our seemingly endless miles of sandy beaches, p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    CheeseMe by Latin Burger: A First Peek And Weekend Truck Tracker

    Jim HeinsCheeseMe, powered by Latin Burger.​A few days ago, we announced that CheeseMe was acquired by Latin Burger. According to owner Jim Heins, the CheeseMe truck was in the process of a makeover and that it would be back on the streets by the end of the week.The truck's logos and wrap were red ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Art Basel Food Guide: Food Trucks

    ​Art Basel is coming to town, turning the entire city into a roving band of art connoisseurs. Each year, we travel to pop-up art galleries and tents filled with shards of broken glass, painted bananas, interactive tunnels, and sometimes even the occasional paint-on-canvas.Pondering all this art ge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Judging The Burgies: 22 Burgers in Two Hours (Photos)

    ​When Burger Beast Sef Gonzalez asked me to be a judge at the third annual Burgie Awards, I said sure. I've judged a few competitions. They're usually fun, you get a badge, and you meet some new people. When you're asked to oversee a burger competition, you naturally assume you'll be tasting burge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2011

    Richard Hales On Round-Ups: "A Crutch for Crappy Food Trucks"

    Banana cream pie from Baketress​Richard Hales' Sakaya Kitchen was a pioneer in both locale (Midtown, then a ghost town in terms of eateries) and concept -- affordable, chef-driven, Asian-inspired small plates (pre Gigi, Wok Town, Pubbelly, etc.). Hales was also right at the intersection of the ori ... 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 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

    November 1, 2011

    Dim Ssäm à Gogo's Half-Off, Google Deals Offer

    Dim Ssäm à Gogo present's Miami's first food truck meal deal.​Leave it to Richard Hales to present Miami's first food truck online deal. Google Deals is offering $10 worth of food from Dim Ssäm à Gogo for only $5. The deal, available on the Google Deals website, can be purchased through tomorr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Coolhaus Ice Cream Sandwich Truck Comes to Miami

    ​Olive oil, rosemary, and basalmic-glazed fig with mascarpone cheese. They sound like dinner, but they're actually ice cream flavors made by Coolhaus, the architecturally-inspired ice cream sandwich food truck with unorthodox flavors, which debuts November 17. "The spirit of the food truck is ca ... More >>

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    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 25, 2011

    Overload Extreme Street Food: Consume Mass Quantities at Tropical Park

    Overload Extreme Street Food via FacebookOverload Extreme Street Food -- wear stretchy pants.​There are two schools of thought in the eating game.On the one hand, there are the people who want to eat clean and healthfully. Thinking of their bodies as temples, they look for buzzwords like organic, ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    B.C. Tacos Beats Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger at Iron Fork

    All photos by Laine DossChefs from Jefe's Original Fish Taco and B.C. Tacos pose with moderator Allen Susser​B.C. Tacos beat out Jefe's Original Fish Taco and Burger in last night's Fighting Food Truck's Taco Tangle at the Miami New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork at Ice Palace Film Studios in Miam ... 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 >>

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    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 >>

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    October 13, 2011

    Win Tickets to Jay-Z, Kanye at Eat With the Heat Today; Trucks at Hard Rock Tonight

    Win tickets to see Jay-Z and Kanye at Eat with the Heat​Almost a dozen food trucks will be out at the monthly Eat With the Heat food truck roundup today at the American Airlines Arena. From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., food truck and Heat fans will be able to grab lunch and snag goodies and merchandise ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Iron Fork Features Fighting Food Truck Taco Tangle

    Jefe's Original Fish Taco will compete at Iron Fork​New Times' Fourth Annual Iron Fork at Ice Palace Film Studios in downtown Miami is October 20 from 7 to 10 p.m., which gives you a little more than a week to prepare to eat from more than 50 Miami-area restaurants and drink from an everlasting su ... More >>

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