In June 2013, Sauced Up food truck hit the streets, a rolling kitchen with a menu serving two American staples: burgers and wings. The brainchild of Florida natives Dan Scala and Matt Kaiser, the Coral Springs-based food truck is best-known for its gourmet-style filet mignon sliders, a pair of two- to three-ounce filet steaks on fresh potato-bread buns dressed with homemade garlic aioli and topped with sautéed onions. Kaiser, who attended culinary school at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, boasts that his latest menu item — chicken and waffles — has become one of the truck's more popular dishes: buttermilk fried chicken stuffed between two Belgian waffles slathered with maple bourbon buttercream frosting and topped with warm maple syrup. The real treat here is the stuffed chicken wings, which earned Sauced Up its cult following, a meal inside a meal. Extra-large jumbo wings are sold five for $10 (or ten for $18) and fitted with a choice of macaroni 'n' cheese, pulled pork, or bacon and cheddar. Each of these delectable treats is so good, it won Sauced Up a shout during the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, where it was ranked the Best Bite by the Food Network food blog, FN Dish.
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