Rollin’ on Grub | Night & Day | South Florida | Broward Palm Beach New Times | The Leading Independent News Source in Broward-Palm Beach, Florida

Rollin’ on Grub

Street food has come a long way from the dirty-water hot dogs and greasy tacos you used to gobble down outside of clubs at 2 a.m. These days, gourmet food trucks rule the streets, rolling en masse to distribute custom-built grub to intrepid foodies. Now there are trucks specializing in everything from Asian sticky buns to bomb-ass, stoner-style grilled cheese sandwiches. And Wednesday, folks up in the PBC can get a taste of this legitimately cool trend when the Gourmet Truck Expo comes to town.

Today from 6 to 10:30 p.m., the 20-truck gathering will roll into the Boomers! in Boca Raton (3100 Airport Road). Food-truck fans in the know will enjoy GTE because it features a whole host of never-before-tasted mobile kitchens, wrangled and parked in Palm Beach County for the first time. And for those who have never eaten from a food truck before, GTE offers an ideal launching point into your new obsession. Thanks to a wide range of options, you can munch on Asian grub from the likes of Red Miso, scarf pizza and Italian food from Caza Paninis and 4 Alarm Pizza, and get a taste of ethical streetside fine dining courtesy of Curbside Gourmet and the Slow Food Truck. And even if you are looking for a good ol’ hot dog, new truck Dog Eat Dog has that covered too. All this plus live music, dancing, and a host of discounts inside Boomers! make GTE the perfect pit stop for a night of fun. Admission is free. Visit gourmettruckexpo.com.
Wed., May 11, 6 p.m., 2011

KEEP NEW TIMES BROWARD-PALM BEACH FREE... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
John Linn

Latest Stories