Street Food

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    September 25, 2012

    Street Food Rumble at Seminole Casino: Food Trucks Fight for Supremacy

    Fort Lauderdale's first ever Street Food Rumble will pit more than 40 of the area's best food trucks against each other.Joshen Esser, who helped to organize the once-chaotic food truck industry into a somewhat organized scene with his Gourmet Truck Expos, is one of the founders behind the event.Esse ... More >>

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    September 21, 2012

    Five South Florida Food-Related Events This Weekend: Lips Tribute Dinner and More

    From dining with divas to meeting the makers, there's more than one out-of-the-ordinary event on the food and drink schedule this weekend in South Florida. After the jump, find a roundup of things to do this weekend in the realm of drinking and dining in Broward and Palm Beach counties.

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    September 10, 2012

    Palate Party's Robyn Almodovar Hosts Hell's Kitchen Watch Party Tonight

    There's only one thought that comes to mind when we watch Hell's Kitchen, the combination cooking show/fraternity hazing hosted by foul-mouthed chef Gordon Ramsay on Fox television -- "is it worth it?"For local chef Robyn Almodovar, the answer is yes. The Le Cordon Bleu graduate's food truck, Palate ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012
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    August 3, 2012

    Small-Biz Spotlight: Meet HipPops Owner Tony Fellows

    Every time you hear a honk, a new food truck speeds on the scene. On a weekly basis, there is food-truck roundup after food-truck roundup. Lines are long, temperatures are rising, parking is sometimes a nightmare. Truck options are growing exponentially, but that doesn't mean the quality or creativi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Stocked 'N' Loaded Food Trucks Ink Deal with Aramark to Serve Cruzan Amphitheatre

    Summer means big concerts, and this summer is no exception. Listening to Dave Matthews and Kiss at Cruzan Amphiteatre might make your tummy rumbly. While hungry concertgoers take in the biggest acts this side of the Mississippi, chef Dave Rashty and his Stocked 'N' Loaded food trucks will have them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Best Ice Cream Food Trucks in Fort Lauderdale and Miami

    ​Want access to our Best Of picks from your smartphone? Download our free Best Of app for the iPhone or Android phone from the App Store or Google Play. Don't forget to check out the full Best of Broward-Palm Beach® 2012 online at means sweating in mysterious places, ... More >>

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    July 9, 2012

    Eat St. to Film Mojo On The Go at Sawgrass Recreation Park

    Mojo on the Go: Gator Tail on a truckHey, Broward County food truck fans, are you ready for your close up? Don't worry because you've still got a few days to get a haircut and wash a clean t-shirt before the Eat St. crew heads over to Sawgrass Recreation Park to film a segment for their new season.T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2012

    Fourth of July, Mango Mania, and Other Food Events This Week in South Florida

    In the event that your holiday shenanigans are getting off to an early start, Clean Plate Charlie has put together a list of food and drink events (including a few fireworks- and barbecue-filled parties) happening this coming week and weekend in Broward and Palm Beach counties. And in case you' ... More >>

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    June 21, 2012

    Friar Tuck's Food Truck Will Rebuild After Devastating Florida Turnpike Accident

    Robb Muise doesn't want to be known as the guy whose "food truck was destroyed on day one," but that's the unfortunate reality for the Oakland Park entrepreneur. His recently-completed food truck, Friar Tuck's, was totaled on June 13 in an accident on the Florida Turnpike. The crash  occurred a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Food Truck Events for Memorial Day Weekend

    It's Memorial Day weekend, the kids are restless, and you've singed your eyebrows off while attempting to start the backyard barbecue. We say get away from the open flames and let the food trucks handle your family's hunger at these roundups.Saturday, May 26If your idea of a good time is a little ho ... More >>

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    May 21, 2012

    Fine Food & Wine Festival in Pompano Beach, Memorial Day Weekend, and Other Food Events in South Florida

    Memorial Day is Monday, May 28, but the festivities will start early with a few food-focused events offered throughout the three-day weekend. In addition to that, a few gatherings throughout the week will help you to pass the time until the minivacation. Read on after the jump for food- and drink-fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    New Food Truck Roundups Announced for Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale

    Several new food truck roundups have been announced in Broward County. These new, smaller roundups may prove to be the future of food trucks, which in the past have seen mega events with more than two dozen trucks -- many serving the same types of fare.  Each mobile kitchen in these intimate ev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2012

    Easter, Passover, Dogfish Head Brewery Tap Takeover, and other Food and Drink Events this Week in South Florida

    ​The holidays are upon us: Procrastinate no more. Easter and Passover reservations need to be made now, if not last week. If you need some ideas of where to go, take a look at our list of restaurants in Broward County serving Easter meals, restaurants in Palm Beach County with Easter menus, and/or ... More >>

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    March 22, 2012

    Gas Prices Putting the Squeeze on Food Trucks in South Florida: The Rolling Stove Talks Fuel and Food Costs

    ​Word to the wise: You may soon be paying more for your fish tacos, meatball sandwiches, and other street-food favorites. The price increase at the gas pump that's got you mumbling expletives under your breath is, of course, having an immediate effect on a variety of businesses. One industry that' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    South Florida's Best Food Trucks

    ​ With dozens upon dozens of trucks and a rally or roundup many, if not most, days of the week, South Florida has loudly proclaimed its affection for the food truck. Whether you dig on the savory or the sweet, there's probably a roving kitchen that can make it happen for you. It was no easy feat, ... More >>

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    February 29, 2012

    West Palm Beach Cracks Down on Food Trucks

    ​It seems that the honeymoon phase between the City of West Palm Beach and food trucks is coming to an end. Palm Beach County is behind Miami in food trucks, but certain owners, most notably the Fire Within and Curbside Gourmet, have risen to the challenge of bringing the mobile eateries to the no ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 23, 2012
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    February 13, 2012

    Valentine's Day Events, Food Trucks, the Lebanese Festival, and Other Food Events this Week in South Florida

    ​So -- Valentine's Day, huh? Whether you're looking to dump someone, you're a cheap date (or you're trying to figure out if your date is being a tightwad), aren't afraid of bad ideas, or you're interested in actually doing something nice with a special someone, there are many directions you can go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Zoo Health Club To Host Food Truck Roundup

    ​We've seen some interesting pairings in our lifetimes -- Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton, Cayenne pepper and mangos (delicious), cats and dogs sleeping together, chocolate in my peanut butter, but here's one for the history books -- food trucks and health clubs!Yes, at first we were confuse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Christmas Cookie Competition, City Link BeerFest, and Other Food Happenings This Week in Broward and Palm Beach

    ​When the thought of yet another leftover turkey, mashed potato, and pumpkin pie sandwich makes you green around the gills, it's time to travel outside the house for sustenance. This week, you can officially start getting your Christmas on with holiday activities in Fort Lauderdale -- including a ... More >>

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    November 19, 2011

    Burger Beast Burgie Awards: Broward Restaurants Represent

    Courtesy of Burger BeastThe Third Annual Burgies is Tonight. Broward Represents.​Sef Gonzalez has turned eating burgers into a mission and a career. The man behind popular food blog, Burger Beast, has become a food critic, blogger, food truck roundup promoter, and host of his own annual award, The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Festival of Chocolate and Other Events This Weekend in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    Hozinja via Flickr Creative CommonsSaturday and Sunday: Stuff your face with chocolate without judgement. ​With Thanksgiving only a week away, those of us who aren't dining in a restaurant for the gut-busting holiday may be busy planning elaborate menus or stocking up on cans of green beans and pu ... More >>

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    November 7, 2011

    Drink and Food Events This Week in Broward/Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beach

    Wednesday night: Pucker up to dinner with the lovely ladies of Lips. ​With New Times Beerfest merely days away, it's understandable that you'd want to hunker down this week and save your energy and cash for the weekend. For those who can handle multiple days of fun in one week, there are a few opt ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Drink & Food Events This Weekend in Broward/Palm Beach Counties

    Saturday: Wish Jaxson's a Happy 55th by eating six tons of ice cream. ​Procrastinators take note: this marks the last weekend for Dine Out Lauderdale -- it ends Thursday, Nov. 10. -- and the chance to grab a three-course meal for $35 at select Fort Lauderdale restaurants. Of course, some of the ea ... More >>

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    October 27, 2011

    Food & Drink Events This Weekend in Broward and Palm Beach

    Phillip Pessar via Flickr Creative CommonsThe trucks don't take a holiday. ​With Halloween just days away, most of the weekend's food and drink related activities in Broward and Palm Beach Counties are geared to costumes, candy, and the undead (oh, and the nautical. The 52nd Annual Fort Lauderdale ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Five Things We Hate About Food Truck Events

    ​There's no denying that we're still enamored with meals on wheels at various food truck rallies. And we want to support these fledgling businesses as much as the next person.Yet with the novelty of food trucks wearing thin, customers are becoming more discerning-- which could lead to food truck f ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Food & Drink Events This Weekend in Broward & Palm Beach

    Bernt Rostad via Flickr Creative CommonsThis is what a Battle of the Beers could look like. ​The Seattle-like deluge has subsided -- at least for the time being -- and the weekend forecast looks pretty kick ass, all around. If the gloomy skies had you in a sour mood all week (Floridians are addict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Food Truck Roundup at Arts Park in Hollywood Tonight (Video)

    Lemon Man via FacebookLemon Man will be out at Arts Park tonight. Bring an umbrella and your appetite.​Bring an umbrella and your appetite to tonight's food truck roundup at Hollywood's Young Circle, because the forecast predicts scattered thunderstorms and lots of street food.Almost two dozen fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Food and Drink Events This Week in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    ​There's one more weekend of Oktoberfest fun to be had in Lake Worth, but if you've already gone the traditional German beer fest route this month and would like to try something new, there are a few events premiering this weekend in Delray Beach and Boca Raton. Here's a look at nine food and drin ... More >>

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    October 13, 2011

    The Fire Within to Host Inaugural Food Truck Round-Up in West Palm Beach

    ​Seth and Melissa Bryan, owners of the Fire Within food truck based in West Palm Beach, are having dinner on Dixie. And, yes -- you're invited.It's a date South Florida foodies won't want to miss, because it marks a "first" for West Palm Beach: It's the city's first regularly scheduled food-truck ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Food/Drink Events This Week in Broward/Palm Beach Counties

    ​Did the hit-or-miss weather throw a wrench into your weekend plans? Truth be told, the forecast for this week isn't looking all that stellar either, but that's no excuse to launch into full-on hermit mode. Lots of fun things are planned for the week, from breast-cancer awareness and fundraising e ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Eat St. Filming Food Trucks This Weekend

    ​ Cooking Channel show Eat St. is filming in south Florida for their third season.  Check out Sugar Rush and Ms. Cheezious and be a part of the filming (food truck fans are often picked for segments) at the following locations:  

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    October 6, 2011

    Scary Movie and Food Trucks Tonight at Seminole Hard Rock

    ​Halloween will soon be upon us and with that comes scary movies, pumpkins, hayrides, cool weather and snuggling.  Normally we hate when people push the holidays, but with Halloween, we totally make an exception.

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    October 3, 2011

    Drink and Food Events This Week in Broward and Palm Beach Counties

    ​October has arrived in all its lederhosen-wearing, beer-stein-raising, pumpkin everything glory. While most of the heavy activity is reserved for the weekend, there are a few weeknight diversions to tear you away from your fortress of solitude. Without further ado, here are a few of the drink and ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    HellzaPoppin Features the Lizard Man, Food Trucks This Weekend

    ​If you like freaks and geeks, then you're going to want to head out to Seminole Casino of Hollywood on Saturday for your fill of carnival delights when food trucks meet the HellzaPoppin Revue featuring the Lizard Man, a living breathing man/iguana. Other acts include fire-eaters, a wolf boy, and ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011

    Drink & Food Events this Weekend in Broward/Palm Beach

    The kick off to a month of beer, beer, beer. ​Beer, beer, and more beer - if there's anything else on the menu this weekend, you'd be hard pressed to find it in this listing. OK, not true; there are several foodie events that don't focus on barley and hops, but the overriding theme this weekend is ... More >>

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    September 28, 2011

    Food Trucks for Picky Eaters: Truck Roundups in Pompano, Fort Lauderdale Tonight

    ​Here's a real-world scenario for you. You're dying to get out of the house and grab a bite to eat, but finances are low and you just don't have a hundred bucks to spend on dinner. Heck, even fast food is expensive, according to the New York Times. What's the solution?  How about heading over ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Cooking Channel Star Gives Away Free Ice Cream at Yellow Green Market

    Cooking ChannelRoger Mooking is giving out free ice cream to celebrate Cooking Channel's first birthday.​It's hard to believe the Cooking Channel is turning one!  Roger Mooking, star of Everyday Exotic, is celebrating by giving away free ice cream with the Cooking Channel's Frozen Treat Truck ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011

    Drink & Food Events This Weekend in Broward/Palm Beach Counties

    The Fall (as in season) of food trucks.​This weekend belongs to food trucks and the South Florida denizens who love their mobile food wares. The schedule over the next few days is dominated by food truck rallies, derbies and festivals, with a transportation network for party goers in Southern Palm ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Food Trucks in Broward and Boca This Saturday

    Learn more about this important document while enjoying food trucks - neato!​Food trucks are heading up north tomorrow. Since the weather is turning beautiful, it's going to be a good day to check out some street food al fresco with a location and theme for everyone (including sshhhhhh.....a histo ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Villiage Commons in West Palm Beach Hosts Food Truck Frenzy Tonight

    Slow Food Truck and nearly two dozen others will serve dinner at Village Commons tonight.​Food truck fans in West Palm Beach usually have to make do with the trucks that hang out in the northernmost reaches of south Florida like Curbside Gourmet or Out of Many Cafe.   Until tonight. Vill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2011

    Free Beer, Food Trucks at 9/11-Related Events

    9/11 events in Broward honor first responders, military.​There are several 9/11-related events this weekend, designed to pay tribute to the thousands of people who died on that day.  We're not listing them all, just the ones that seem to be food-related.  All events are scheduled for Sun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    A Guide To South Florida Food Trucks (Part 1)

    Cuban CubeCuban Cube is one of over 70 food trucks that have hit south Florida.​Last August, when the food truck industry in south Florida was but a mere pup, we put together A Complete Guide To Food Trucks.  In it, we listed 19 trucks in south Florida.One year later, there are over 70 food t ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    Dim Ssam a Gogo at Fort Lauderdale and Pembroke Pines Food Truck Roundups

    Dim Ssam a Gogo looks like a truck, but eats like a restaurant.​Dim Ssam a Gogo chef/owner Richard Hales is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute who trained with uber-chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.  He owns Sakaya Kitchen in Miami, which named one of the "Top six places to eat Asian-f ... More >>

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    August 15, 2011

    Food Trucks at Young Circle Every Monday, Starting Tonight

    Catch Sugar Yummy Mama tonight in Hollywood.​It seems as though food-truck owners finally got hip to foodies in Broward County. With a weekly food-truck roundup every Thursday at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino and various others scattered throughout the week (look out for food trucks in ... More >>

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    August 5, 2011

    Food Truck Roundups at Gulfstream Park and Sawgrass Ford Tomorrow

    Food truck Derby at Gulfstream Park will feature DJ's food and fun.​With Tropical Storm Emily having been downgraded to just some soupy clouds floating in the Caribbean, tomorrow sounds like a promising day to check out one (or both) of the food truck roundups planned tomorrow in Broward. If you'r ... More >>

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    August 4, 2011

    Hard Rock and Cypress Creek: Two Food Truck Roundups Tonight

    Hmmm....what to have...what to have????​In our effort to introduce you to as many food trucks as we can, we're profiling a new truck each week. This week, meet Latin Burger and LB2.Latin Burger and her sister truck LB2 are impossible to miss. Red and hot pink with a large steer head on the trucks, ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Last Night: Food Truck Round-Up in Fort Lauderdale Swarmed by Diners

    Photo by Mike RiceClick here for a slideshow of photos from the event.​The latest food truck round-up took place last night in Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park, and if there was one common complaint it was that the turnout was actually too good. Hundreds of people queued up to try gourmet grilled ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    Riverwalk Trust's "Gourmet in the Park" Tonight Esplanade Park will host 15 food trucks tonight.​If you're a fan of food trucks, head on down to Fort Lauderdale's Esplanade Park for an evening of food, music, and fun on the river when Riverwalk Trust presents "Gourmet in the Park." The fun starts this evening, July 27 at 5 p.m ... More >>

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