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, she and her truck would be out on the road soon.
We just received word that both Almodovar and Palate Party will serve dinner tonight at Tropical Park. The Le Cordon Bleu Atlanta graduate wants to continue the momentum and buzz she has generated with her fledgling food-truck business in Miami and is eager to resume cooking.
Palate Party, one of the newest food trucks on the scene, rolled out in late August 2011. The truck specializes in gourmet tacos and sliders. Taco choices include carne asada (hanger steak, salsa
verde, roasted corn, cotija cheese, crema, micro cilantro); fish (cornmeal-dusted mahi-mahi, cabbage, fiery fairie crema, pineapple, and mango salsa); sweet potato (sweet potato, roasted
corn and black bean salsa, and micro-cilantro); and carnitas (slow-roasted pork, apple slaw, avocado crema, and micro-cilantro).
Sliders are available in meatball, crabcake, breakfast (egg, ham, and cheese), chimi (hangar steak), and pork.
If you're at Tropical Park tonight, swing by and wish Almodovar well.
Food trucks at Tropical Park tonight from 5:30 to 10. No pets or glass containers. Trucks include B.C. Tacos,
Chamo's on Wheels,
Chef on Wheels,
Mojo on the Go,
Pardo's Grill Cafe,
The Pit Stop,
The Pork Shop,
The Real Chill,
Sir Mixx A Lot,
Tango Grill, and
Yo Mama's Paella & Seafood. Tropical Park, 7900 Bird Rd., Miami
BTTR features green space for picnics, free parking, and a nearby ATM. Kid and pet-friendly. Trucks serving dinner from 5:30 to 10 tonight include Big Kahuna,
The Chill Stop,
Dog Eat Dog,
Eat Where You Are,
Latin House Grill,
The MexZican Gourmet,
The Red Koi,
The Rolling Stove,
Slow Food Truck,
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