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60 Food Trucks Meet Up Tonight in Miami

August 25th, 2011 · No Comments

If you haven’t gotten in on the food truck mania, tonight (Aug. 26)  would be a good day to start. Trucks from as far away as Orlando and Tampa, and with foods as diverse as churros, grilled cheese sandwiches, dim sum, nachos, and Asian brussels sprouts will gather in Tamiami Park in Miami at dusk to sell out of their windows.

The food truck phenomenon is corraled mostly in Miami, since that city hasn’t put bans on mobile food vendors as major cities in Broward and Palm Beach have done.

Track the trucks on your iPhone

The event marks the launch of the iPhone app the Food Truck Tracker that tracks the trucks. Previously, it’s been the purview of social media to find the truckers, a labor intensive trial to find 20 or 30 individual vendors.

One of the successful trucks, Burger Beast, worked with a Miami company to develop the app that maps out their locales.

For the list and more, see next page.

Tonight’s round-up list

Look for these trucks to show at tonight’s truck-up:

  1. 90 Miles
  2. B.C. Tacos
  3. Big Kahuna
  4. Catered Bliss
  5. Chamos on Wheels
  6. Cheeseme Mobile
  7. Chef on Wheels
  8. Churromania
  9. Cold Stone Creamery
  11. Daddy’s Grill
  12. Dim Ssäm à gogo
  13. Divan Bakery & Coffee
  14. Dog Eat Dog
  15. Dolci Peccati
  16. La Camaronera’s Fish Box
  17. The Flying Saucer
  18. Frita Man
  19. Gastropod
  20. Greek Bros. from Tampa Florida
  21. Grill Master Café
  22. Guiseppe’s Italian Sausage
  23. Havana Rice
  24. Jefe’s Original Fish Taco & Burgers
  25. Kitchen Kabab
  26. Kona Ice
  27. Latin Burger & Taco
  28. Latin House Grill
  29. Lemon Man
  30. Mangia Mia Italian Grill
  31. Meatballs Etc
  32. The MexZican Gourmet
  33. Miso Hungry
  34. Mobile Cigars
  35. Monster Burgers
  36. Mr. Chimi
  37. Mr. Good Stuff
  38. Ms. Cheezious
  39. Mucho Nacho
  40. Nacho Bizness
  41. Nacho Mama’s Mexican Grill
  42. Papa’s Tapas
  43. Pardo’s Grill Café
  44. Perros Express
  45. The Pork Shop
  46. Purple People Eatery
  47. The Real Chill
  48. The Red Koi
  49. EL Rey de La Paella
  50. El Rey de Las Fritas
  51. El Rincon del Coqui
  52. The Rolling Stove
  53. Sir Pizza Mobile
  54. Snow Caps
  55. Sugar Rush
  56. Sugar Yummy Mama
  57. Treehouse Truck from Orlando, Florida
  58. Wicked Wiches from Tampa Florida
  59. Yellow Submarine
  60. Yo Mama’s Paella & Seafood

For more info on the Miami food trucks and their schedules, go to miamifoodtrucks.com


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