Street Food

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Eat Street Films Il Fiorentino at J. Wakefield (Photos)

    Cooking Channel's Eat Street was back in Miami, filming another season of the popular show that features food trucks and the chefs (and fans) that drive them to success. This past long weekend saw the show's crew at two major south Florida breweries to highlight a few chef-driven mobile eateries, i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    Ms. Cheezious Makes Live With Kelly and Michael's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off Top Ten

    Ms. Cheezious is in the house -- or, more accurately, in the studio. Miami's favorite cheesy food truck, Ms. Cheezious, was named one of the ten finalists in the Live With Kelly and Michael's Truckin' Amazing Cook-Off, beating out dozens of other food trucks across the country to make it as one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2013

    15. Brian Mullins of Ms. Cheezious

    As we did during childhood, we run when the baby blue food truck with the bikinied pin-up girl comes rolling through our neighborhoods. Then we breathe hard. Instead of a cone, we adults crave a grilled bacon and blue or a classic grilled cheese-and-tomato soup combo. To make Ms. Cheezious, Brian M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    South Beach Wine & Food Festival Announces 2013 Food Truck Lineup

    Now that Art Basel is over, it's time to start focusing on the imminent arrival of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, which takes over our fair city February 21-24, 2013.One of our favorite events last year was Trucks on the Beach, hosted by Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern. Last year's official ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Firewall Food Truck Brings Hand-Crafted Pies on Wheels

    See also Dos Equis Brings the Most Interesting Food TruckIf you thought pizza on wheels only went as far as a teenaged kid going door to door with Domino's -- think again. Miami's latest pizza phenomenon is a converted bus complete with what the owners say is Florida's first wood burning oven-on -wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Marlins Park: Key Lime Chicken Tacos and Fresh Yogurt

    Driving down SW 17th Avenue Wednesday, you couldn't help but notice crowds gathering to christen the Miami Marlins' new stadium. Lingering about their driveways with signs that read "15 dolares" were the first local citizens to benefit from the taxpayer investment."We're expecting this stadium t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Latin Burger Acquires CheeseMe Mobile, Partners With Tobacco Road

    Latin Macho Burgers will now be available at Tobacco Road​Latin Burger and Taco's Jim Heins has been busy this week. Fresh from a killer Art Basel weekend, Heins has announced two significant changes to his Latin Burger business. Latin Burger will allow Miami icon Tobacco Road to serve the food tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Sir Mixx-a-Lot: Baby Got Banana (and Mango and Mamey); Weekend Truck Tracker

    Sir-Mixx-A-LotBaby got banana at Sir Mixx-a-Lot.​It doesn't matter where you are. When you hear rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back," the anthem for curvy gals, you have to stop and shake it!  The same goes for Sir Mixx-a-Lot, a new food truck that features shakes, smoothies, and batidos. F ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Vegan Resorts to Eating Garnishes at Iron Fork

    ​Vegans are optimists. How else would you describe people who think they can change the world simply by eating sprouts and abstaining from gummy bears? As one of these people, I decided to go to the New Times Iron Fork chef competition with an empty stomach, despite warnings from my co-workers tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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

    August 11, 2011

    The Cheese Steak Gourmet, Hold the Whiz at Hard Rock Tonight

    The Cheese Steak GourmetThe Cheese Steak Gourmet: all good without the Whiz.​In Philadelphia, cheesesteaks are serious business. People have their favorite cheesesteak palaces, most of which are open 24 hours. An hourlong wait is not uncommon at rival cheesesteak emporiums Pat's and Geno's -- both ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Anthony Bourdain Eats at Food Truck With Michael Schwartz

    Anthony Bourdain films and eats at Tropical Park.​We had another Bourdain sighting in town yesterday. Despite the 24 Hour Layover's production team trying to hide filming locations, the Twitterverse exploded with Bourdain's whereabouts. Seems as though Bourdain was on a boat yesterday, cru ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Win a $120,000 Food Truck! Buy a Ticket and Enter the Raffle

    Are you feeling lucky?​If you've been going to some of Miami's food truck roundups with a wistful gleam in your eye and dreams of being the next big food truck sensation, this could be your lucky day. Burger Beast tipped us off that Tania Ramirez of Food Truck U.S.A. is raffling off a food t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Puerto Rico: Home of the Food Truck Phenomenon?

    El Rincon del Mar: Food Truck in Hatillo, PR. ​The food truck craze that has taken over the United States may have well started in Puerto Rico. On La Isla del Encanto these days, food trucks are everywhere.El Churry, for instance, in the city of Rio Piedra, is one of the most popular food trucks i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    On May 17, Miami-Dade Commissioners May Squash Food Trucks

    ​Ever since food trucks hit the scene, the operators and Miami-Dade County officials haven't exactly seen eye-to-eye. Roundups have been shut down, fines have been imposed and tempers have flared. The trouble seemed to stem from the fact that there were no laws on the books that specifically per ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Paul's Sub Shop To Slow Food Truck: You're A Dagger In My Heart

    Slow Food Truck's Owen Bass (on Left) is surprised to find local opposition to his truck.​Paul Ripa, owner of Paul's Sub Shop in North Miami Beach, was Googling North Miami Beach election results when he found something interesting -- a notice on the City's website announcing Slow Food Truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Eat Street's James Cunningham Searches for Miami Food Truck Girl

    Cooking Channel James Cunningham is the food truck guy.​Food trucks are a natural fit for TV -- part restaurant and part carnival attraction. Each chef and rolling kitchen has a unique story. As host of Cooking Channel's Eat Street, the new series that follows the street food craze around t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    GastroPod in Print, Trucks at Culinarium, Midtown, Down South

    GastroPod is featured in a new food truck book.​Food Trucks: Dispatches and Recipes From the Best Kitchens, by Heather Shouse, is the first book about the mobile food trend. In it, the food-on-wheels craze is broken down by region and then city. Prominent cities include New York, San Franc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Food Truck Roundups in Miami, Surfside and Down South: Check Out Juiceblendz

    Juiceblendz The Juiceblendz truck serves healthy on-the-go wraps and smoothies​Juiceblendz is the latest to join the food truck craze. This local chain has 14 locations, mostly at universities, areas and hospitals. They specialize in food on the run -- healthy smoothies and wraps so this fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    The Canni-Bus: New Food Truck Features Marijuana-Themed Munchies

    The canni-bus: stoner's delight ​When you think about it, food trucks serve amazing stoner food - tacos, burgers,'s everything a college kid with a bong and a bank account could possibly want out of life. The next step would be to actually serve, well.....pot out of a food truc ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Miami Seaquarium Food Truck Rally Serves Fish Tacos

    Lolita The Killer Whale​Flipper is dead. Actually, the six dolphins who played him are. But that hasn't stopped Miami Seaquarium from planning the Flipper's Truck Stop food truck rally for this Sunday, March 27. A dozen trucks are scheduled to be there, including seafood-centric Fish Box and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Street Food Fridays Celebrates In the Heights at Arsht Center

    ​Street Food Fridays, the monthly lunchtime festival of food trucks and music, will return to Parking Lot C of the Adrienne Arsht Center, located at 1300 Biscayne Blvd., this Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. This month's festival celebrates In the Heights, the Broadway musical hit about lif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Food Trucks: What's Going on in Other Cities?

    Trina SargalskiYellow Submarine at one of the earlier food truck gatherings--the Fall for the Arts festival last year. ​We've been hearing a lot more about food trucks lately.  But I must ask, where is the cross-cultural perspective, the historical view? Here, for your consideration, are some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Food Trucks Tonight in Kendall and Midtown Miami

    Latin Burger rolling to Kendall.​There aren't any large food truck roundups planned for this evening. We suspect that the truckers are resting for tomorrow's St. Patrick's Day blowout at the Brickell Shamrock Festival at Tobacco Road. If you need a food truck fix tonight, don't panic. We've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2011

    City of Miami Cracks Down on Food Trucks

    Jefe's Tacos ​Friday was not a great day for food truckers in Miami. In the afternoon, the food truck roundup at Magic City Casino proved to be underwhelming, business-wise. When asked about how sales were at the lunchtime food court, the answer from truck owners was a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Tomorrow Night's Art Walk Could Be Food Truck War

    Laine Doss People enjoying the evening at Wynwood Food Truck Roundup.​Wynwood gallery owners are concerned food trucks cause more harm than good during the Second Saturdays art walks at local galleries. They complain the monthly events are attracting people that are not necessarily serious ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Wheelin' Dealin' Street Food Festival at Magic City Casino Tomorrow

    Laine Doss The chefs of Slow Food Truck.​This Friday, come hungry to The Magic City Casino for the first street food festival. The event, which will be held in the casino's parking lot from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature free parking, music, giveaways and 25 trucks, serving up lunch and fu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Camarena Food Truck Hits Miami Friday for WMC

    ​​Every March, Miami welcomes electronica-crazed masses eager to sweat and do drugs all over our Winter Music Conference. This year, Camarena Tequila will be feeding both the conference tourists, art walkers, and the food truck-crazed locals with tequila-infused tacos.You heard right. Tacos with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Food Trucks Meet Harleys Tonight in Cutler Bay

    ​If you like a little hog with your pork taco, head to Peterson's Harley-Davidson South at 19825 S. Dixie Hwy. in Cutler Bay for the Thursday Food Truck Roundup. This southernmost rolling comestible bonanza was organized at the urging of Peterson's customers, who noted that food trucks had tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2011

    American Legion Food Truck Roundup Not Happening, Tamiami Truckers On (For Now)

    Laine Doss Sugar Yummy Mama's Giselle Pinto​The Thursdays on the Bay Food Truck Roundup at the American Legion Post #29 will not return to business as usual tomorrow, according to Jack Garabedian, owner of Jefe's Original Taco and organizer of the roundup. In a notice sent t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Tonight's North Miami Food Meetup: Fresh Tomatoes Strawberries and Jalapenos

    Jack Garabedian, owner of Jefe's Original Fish Taco & Burgers, spent Monday in the fields, picking tomatoes, jalapeños, and strawberries. Tonight at the Biscayne Triangle Truck Roundup, which he organizes, these edibles will be integrated into the menu and on sale for consumption. Twenty-five t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    More Miami Food Truck Gatherings Cancelled, Future in Doubt

    Laine Doss Food Trucks Tonight? Maybe not.​Tonight's Tamiami Truckers Food Court at Lexus of West Kendall may be nixed and other local food trucks face big problems with city and county officials. Yesterday, the Thursdays on The Bay Food Truck Roundup at American Legion Post #29 was abruptl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Food Trucks Moved From American Legion Site

    Jefe's Food Truck on the move.​The Thursday's On The Bay Food Truck Roundup at the American Legion Post # 29, which featured food trucks circling a wine and beer tent, was put on hold today after the city's code department noted each truck had to register ita business with the City of Miami ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2011

    Latin Burger to Roll Out Second Truck - LB2

    Latin Burger is going to be a twin soon.​Latin Burger and Taco, Miami's first gourmet food truck, is setting another trend with the roll out of a second vehicle. LB2 will be a twin brother. Jim Heins, owner of both, is expected to take delivery of the second black and pink wonder in mi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Tamiami Truckers Food Court Tonight at Lexus of West Kendall

    Laine Doss Kevin Gleizes ​If you think food truck roundups are a passing craze, take a drive over to the Tamiami Truckers Food Court tomorrow evening and see for yourself the future for food trucks in Miami. It looks freaking peachy keen. More than 40 food trucks will converge on the Lexus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Sugar Yummy Mama: Another Food Truck Enters the Scene, and This Time it's a Van

    Courtesy of Sugar Yummy MamaGiselle Pinto​​If your sweet tooth is aching again, it's because you're sensing the debut of a new food truck, one that will do just the trick to ease the pain. This week, Sugar Yummy Mama enters the blossoming Miami food truck scene, offering high quality cake balls, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Tobacco Road's First Food Truck Roundup This Sunday

    Tobacco Road will host its first food truck roundup this Sunday​What do you get when you cross Miami's oldest bar with Miami's newest food trend? A food truck roundup at Tobacco Road this Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m., of course.. The Road, the Magic City's oldest gin joint, will host its first w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Troy Thomas of The Rolling Stove Talks Food Truck Business

    Troy and mom Pam on the truck.​We continue our interview with owner and chef of The Rolling Stove food truck, Troy Thomas. Read part one of the interview here. New Times: How do you choose your locations? Troy Thomas: I wouldn't even know where to go on my own. I'm like the little brother as ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 27, 2011
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    November 11, 2010

    Tonight: Food Truck Meet Up on Bird and 65th

    Trina Sargalski​You can get your tasty treats in "La Souwesera" once again tonight from 5:30 to 9 at SW 65th Avenue and Bird Road.  You will see a vacant lot, illuminated only by the food trucks.  Tonight, Nacho Mama's Grill from Key Largo will sling their Mexican fare.  According ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Sugar Rush: Dessert Trucks Are Here!

    Courtesy of Sweetness Bake Shop​What's better than a store full of cupcakes, pies and tarts? A truckful!The Sweetness Bake Shop & Cafe, now located at 9549 Sunset Drive. will send out a dessert truck, Sugar Rush, this November. "The reason we came up with the idea was pretty simple," says one ... More >>

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