Proving that food truck owners, a pretty independent lot, don't need an outsider to organize them, two participants in past Pinecrest rallies took over. "Wing Commander and I decided that it was important to keep this South Miami site alive for our customers," says David Pastrana, co-owner with Kimberly Kilmer of the Miso Hungry truck.
How will the success of these mobile food courts affect Miami's brick-and-mortar establishments? In recent weeks hundreds, or perhaps thousands of people have been tweeting about and lining up at food truck courts to grab a dinner comprised of varied street foods.
The Gourmet Food Truck Association promised to bring order and profit to the local fledgling mobile grub scene. In December, it partnered with the Miami Children's Hospital to hold a food truck rally and toy drive in South Miami.
Some of Miami’s best food trucks decided to pay West Kendall a visit once more this past Friday as part of the now weekly, Tamiami Trucks Food Court. As you all know, I attended the event last week, but I forgot to bring my trusty camera (blasphemy). This time, I made sure it was packed in my purse before heading out the door so I could share the yums with all of you out there in the blogosphere.
Wynwood Food Truckers Meet Up is the newest food court on the scene, debuting this Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m. The round up is headed by Sakaya Kitchen's chef and owner Richard Hales whose Dim Ssäm à gogo truck sells Asian-inspired, organic comfort food.
Oren Bass, who launched the Slow Food Truck with Zachary Schwartz just over a month ago, wasn't pleased with yesterday's post regarding their menu.
Organized by the Gourmet Food Truck Association, the truck rally happens every Tuesday and is well worth a try.
When we got to Biscayne and 64th street, La Camaronera's Fish Box, Sakaya Kitchen's Dim Ssam a Go Go, Chef Bullfrog's Gastropod, and former Detroit Tiger Jim Heins' Latin Burger Truck were already caravanned.