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First Peek at Tobacco Road's Food Truck (Photos)

The night of October 25, Tobacco Road will close its doors, ending a century-long run as Miami's most enduring bar, restaurant, and music venue.

See also: Tobacco Road Closing on October 25, Kickstarter Campaign to Relocate Iconic Bar Starts Next Week

But, as the saying goes, when one door closes, a food truck is bound to open. Or something like that.

While the Road tries to find a new location, the restaurant is rolling out a food truck. Set to debut at the October 25 Last Call celebration, the Tobacco Road truck will offer a limited menu of Road favorites, including the famous Death Burger, wings, and items from the smoker.

The truck is being hand-painted by artist Tragek of FDC Crew (@Tragek1) and depicts the Tobacco Road façade and neon signs, as a jazz moon smiles down on the bar.

As Tragek was putting some finishing touches on the rolling piece of art, he shared that the bar's operating manager, Joel Riviera, who is trying to revive the bar at a different location, is a big supporter of local artists and tapped Tragek specifically for the job.

James Goll, marketing director for the Road, says that beginning October 26, the truck will serve food from Tobacco Road's parking lot, and delivery will also be available. A complete menu and service hours will be announced soon.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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