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    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 >>

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    September 26, 2011

    The Great Food Truck Race Finale: Outtakes From The Cutting Room Floor

    Tyler Florence hosts The Great Food Truck Race​Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race Season Two finale aired last night, pitting Hodge Podge Truck against The Lime Truck for a briefcase full of cash ($100,000 to be exact) and bragging rights as the greatest food truck.Though the trucks were fil ... 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 23, 2011

    The Great Food Truck Race Miami Finale Airs Sunday

    Laine Doss Lime vs. Hodge Podge. Who won?​We know who wins The Great Food Truck Race, hosted by Tyler Florence. We were there during the final moments when finalists Lime Truck, from Irvine, California, and Hodge Podge, from Cleveland, Ohio, were in a heated, neck-and-neck race to the finis ... 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 >>

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    September 21, 2011

    Food Truck Roundup to Benefit Running With Sole, Camillus House

    ​Eat for a cause at tonight's food truck roundup at Westland Mall in Hialeah to benefit Running With Sole, a Coral Gables-based non-profit that strives to end childhood obesity by providing shoes to children in need and promoting healthy activity. From 5 to 9 p.m. come out and enjoy dinner, face p ... More >>

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    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 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 >>

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    September 2, 2011

    Tobacco Road's Biggest Slacker Contest With Food Trucks; Weekend Truck Tracker

    If this is you, head to Tobacco Road Saturday.​If you're the kind of person who thinks exercise is walking to the fridge to get more beer, we're talking to you! Get your lazy ass off the couch for just once in your life and head to Tobacco Road for the Biggest Slacker contest this Saturday. The Bi ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011

    Slow Food Truck on Leaderboard to Win Title of America's Favorite

    Slow Food TruckSlow Food Truck is slowly climbing the charts to win Food Network's $10,000 prize.​Slow Food Truck is in the top ten to win $10,000 and the title of America's Favorite Food Truck in Food Network's Great Food Truck Race.Slow Food Truck is the only South Florida food truck in the ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    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 >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Super Summer Kegger Bash at Tobacco Road; Weekend Truck Tracker

    Super Summer Kegger Bash is Saturday. Togas optional, beer mandatory.​Tobacco Road is holding a Super Summer Kegger Bash tomorrow night. Miami's oldest bar will turn into what sounds like a giant frat party for grownups with live music, DJs, food trucks and beer, beer and more beer.Over a dozen fo ... More >>

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    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 3, 2011

    Who Wants To Buy a Food Truck? Truck Tracker For Tonight

    Esther's Caribbean Grill Esther's Caribbean Grill is for sale.​The Miami food truck industry seems to add a new truck to the roster every day. If you want to get in on the booming truck industry, you can either pony upwards of $100,000 to purchase a brand new fully-customized food truck wit ... 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 >>

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    July 29, 2011

    The Pork Shop Is Pig Heaven; Truck Tracker for the Weekend

    The Pork Shop The Pork Shop serves, um, pork? Ding, ding, ding! Correct!​In this pork-obsessed world of ours, we're surprised that a food truck dedicated solely to all things piggy didn't happen sooner. But, like all good things, the Pork Shop was worth the wait. Vegans need not apply ... More >>

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    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 22, 2011

    Cool Off With Lemon Man; Weekend Truck Roundup Listings

    Lemon Man Let the Lemon Man cool you off with his famous frozen lemonade.​If you're from the Northeast, you're probably familiar with Del's Frozen Lemonade. Del's began serving frozen lemonade in Rhode Island in 1948, but the recipe dates back to 1840 in Naples, Italy. Del's Frozen Lemonade ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Meatballs and Etc. Serves All Kinds of Balls, Weekend Roundups

    Ahmet Karaca Meatballs and Etc. serves balls...lots of balls.​Ahmet Karaca, has expanded and divested his food truck empire. His truck Happy Greek/Chef on 4 Wheels, which serves Greek favorites, has had so much success since its February start, he's recently launched a new truck concept, Me ... 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 >>

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    July 12, 2011

    Latin House Grill Celebrating Anniversary With All-You-Can-Eat Special

    Latin House Grill is having a party​Latin House Grill has two reasons to celebrate tonight. It's their first anniversary, and they are launching a second truck, LH2. As with most birthdays, los grilleros are throwing a party and inviting everyone. At the Tropical Park food truck roundup to ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    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 25, 2011

    Richard Hales of Sakaya Kitchen Talks Food Trucks and Brussels Sprouts, Part 2

    Laine Doss​Sakaya Kitchen's Richard Hales gave us frank answers to questions about wine and food trucks, though not about wine on food trucks. During the first part of our interview with the restaurateur, we talked a bit about eating Asian and business school. Hales is living his childhood dr ... More >>

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    June 22, 2011

    Food Trucks on Eat Street This Week, at Cauley Square, Kendall Tonight

    Watch Yellow Submarine truck on Cooking Channel's Eat Street this week​Pop some corn, program the DVR, round up your family because two Miami food trucks are being featured on two back to back episodes of Cooking Channel's Eat Street this week. Tomorrow, June 23, tune in at 10 p.m. for Epis ... 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 Mmmmmmm.....food 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 16, 2011

    County Shutters Major Food Truck Roundup; Food Truck Listings for Tonight

    Grill Master Cafe and others can't roll at T.O.W. Friday​For the past month or so, Miami food trucks have been rolling out in relative peace without incident -- until now. Ray Delgado, owner of Grill Master Cafe and organizer of T.O.W. (Truckers Out West) at Mother of Christ Church, told Sho ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Food Trucks, Roundups Named in Best of Miami

    Ms. Cheezious is one hot little food truck​New Times' Best of Miami 2011: The Rising is out, naming 345 of the best places, people and things to dig up in Miami. We'd like to congratulate the food truck (and food truck related) winners: Best Food Truck: Dim Ssam a GogoBest Cheesy Food Truck ... 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 14, 2011

    Best of Miami 2011: Best Food Truck

    In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 16, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.​Best Food TruckDim Ssäm à GoGoVarious locations in Miami-Dade305-576-8096sakayakitchen.com, twitter.com/sakayakitchen

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    June 10, 2011

    Food Trucks Invade South Florida This Weekend: Nine Roundups Planned!

    Dim Ssam a Gogo and every other truck in South Florida will be out and about this weekend.​Yesterday's roundup listing was anemic, perhaps because all of those food trucks were resting their little tires and batteries for this weekend. Tonight through Sunday, there are nine roundups planne ... More >>

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    June 9, 2011

    Food Trucks on Food Network and Bonnaroo; Trucks at Midtown Miami Tonight

    Brian Aaron Catch chef Brian Aaron on Food Network tonight.​Two bits of food truck news for you, courtesy of the food truck grapevine.Chef Brian Aaron of Aaron's Catering Express teamed up with fellow Miami chef, Andres Barrientos, to film an episode of Food Network's 24 Hour Restaurant Bat ... More >>

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    June 7, 2011

    Tania Ramirez of Food Cart USA Expands Miami Food Truck Scene

    Latin Burger & Taco was Food Cart USA's first food truck.Going to a food truck roundup is like visiting Disney World. Bright colors, hearty meals, and long lines amass in an almost euphoric flurry. The trucks seem to simply appear before your eyes, delivering mouth-watering goodness.Behind ... More >>

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    June 1, 2011

    Mysterious Food Truck Related Craigslist Posting and Cauley Square Food Truck Party

    Yellow Submarine will be at Cauley Square tonight.​While perusing Craigslist for the usual classifieds, used furniture, and random hookups yesterday, we came upon this interesting food-truck related item, listed in the "Events Services" section: Do you have a business that you need help pro ... 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 27, 2011

    Burger Beast Responds To Miami-Dade Cease and Desist

    Sef Gonzalez is an eater, not a fighter.​Last week, Short Order reported that blogger Sef Gonzalez (better known as The Burger Beast) had received a cease-and-desist email from Miami-Dade Assistant County Attorney, Thomas Logue. In the email, Logue stated Burger Beast's Miami Food Truck logo ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    Food Truckers' Last Meal Requests (In Case The World Ends Saturday), Street Food Friday

    Death might be your dinner date this Saturday if the wackos are right.​On Saturday, May 21st at about 6:00 pm, the world is going to end. At least that's what 89-year old radio evangelist Harold Camping says (hell, when you're 89 every day might just be your last). We're betting we'll wake ... 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 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 >>

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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 17, 2011

    Commission Passes Food Truck Ordinance, What Happens Now?

    Laine Doss Dim Ssäm à GoGo and Sakaya Kitchen's Richard Hales spoke on behalf of food trucks at today's commission meeting.​Earlier today, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners passed a new food truck ordinance by a vote of 7-1. It will affect about half the truck gatherings, inclu ... More >>

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    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 >>

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