Food on Wheels

Food Trucks in Broward and Boca This Saturday

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 history lesson for kids of all ages). Here's the scoop:

Gourmet Truck Expo at Boca Center today from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Over two dozen trucks will be featured, including 4Alarm Pizza

, Cheese Me,

Cheese Steak Gourmet,

Chef on 4 Wheels,

Curbside Gourmet,

DimSsam A Gogo,

Divan Bakery, gastroPod,

Guiseppe's Italian Sausage,

Kona Ice,

Latin Burger,

Los Chamos,

Mac'n Food Truck,

Mangia Mia,

Marly's Café,

Moty's Grill,

Ms Cheezious,

Nacho Bizness,

Nacho Mama's,

Papa's Tapas,

Philly Grill,

Shao Roma,

Sugar Yummy Mama,

Tango Grill,

The Mexzican Gourmet, and

Wholly Shrimp.  Boca Center, 5150 Town Center Circle, Boca Raton

You know all the books that show parents how to hide vegetables in their kid's food? Here's a way to hide a history lesson in a kid-friendly afternoon!  Take the kiddies to Junior Achievement's Spirit of Freedom Experience Open House. Kids will enjoy crafts vendors, games, and

entertainment from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Plus they'll learn about the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Win/win! Trucks include B.C. Tacos,

Big Kahuna,

Che Grill,

Dog Eat Dog, and

Latin Burger.  JA World Huizenga Center at Broward College, 1130 Coconut Creek Boulevard, Coconut Creek

The Fort

Lauderdale Strikers are hosting a pre-game food truck rally from 5 - 9 p.m. Trucks

include B.C. Tacos, Che Grill, Churro Mania, Moty's Grill, and Purple

People Eatery. Lockhart Stadium, 1350 NW 55th Street, Fort Lauderdale

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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