Galbi w/Rice and Short Ribs

Food Truck serving Korean BBQ Taco Fusion - @koreanbbq_2011

Lobster Roll

Monsta Lobsta is a lobster roll buisness that sells delicious lobster rolls that are affordable, nutritional and delectable! - @MonstaLobsta

YumYum CupCakes

The Yum Yum Cupcake Truck is Orlando's first cupcake truck! - @yumyumtruck_fl

Cheese Tequenos

Tastebuds-catering a Latin American flare food truck - @Tastebuds4you

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Weekend Events




    September 28, 11:30am-1:30pm
    Orlando City Hall "Downtown Concert Series"
      September 29, 6pm-12am
      ZombietoberFest, Audubon Park Business District
        September 30, 6-9pm
        Avalon Park
          September 30, 10am-4pm:
          Shampooch, 804 E. Washington St, Orlando, FL



          Barktoberfest is a HUGE adoption event hosted by Orange County Animal Services featuring adoptable pets from many rescue partners. The event will offer dogs of all breeds and personalities! If you've been thinking about adopting, now is the time!

          The event will also feature some of Orlando's best pet related businesses, a fun Kidz Zone and delicious cuisine from the food trucks!

          Need to have your pet microchipped? It is the best way to reunite if they are ever lost! Animal Services will be onsite at Barkt
          oberfest from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. offering free microchipping for the first 50 pets! It's just $15 after that. Don't miss out on this chance to have your pet microchipped!



          Food Trucks:
          Allan's Jerk Shack
          Beard Papas
          Fork in the Road
          Kong Dog
          Louie's Bistro Truck
          Pop Craft Pops-Central Fla
          Sweet City Gelato and Gourmet Desserts, Inc.
          The Flattery
          Treehouse Truck












          Wednesday, September 26, 2012

          Local Insurance for Mobile Food Vendors

          Garzor Insurance



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          Garzor Insurance is independently-owned and locally-operated to handle your insurance needs. Imagine what it would be like to shop in a store with no choice… well that’s exactly what can happen with insurance. However, at Garzor Insurance, we believe that local insurance agencies can best serve your insurance needs and give you the choices you deserve. Garzor Insurance will also help you find the best coverage for insuring Mobile Food Vendors.


          An Independent Advantage

          We are Independent Agents, free to choose the best carrier for your insurance needs. We do not work for an insurance company; we work for you. We work on your side when you have a loss and follow through to see that you get fair, prompt payment and service. Garzor Insurance represents a carefully selected group of financially strong, reputable insurance companies, therefore, we are able to offer you the best coverage at the most competitive price.
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          Tuesday, September 11, 2012

          GFS Food Truck Event - Sept. 16th



          via Sweet City Gelato: Gordon Food Service has opened two GFS Marketplace stores in the Orlando area...have you checked them out yet? It's a great place to go if you're having a BBQ, party or other event and need to stock up on restaurant-quality foods. Bonus: Op
          en to the public seven days a week AND no membership fee!

          We'll be at the GFS Marketplace on OBT this Sunday to celebrate the store's 6-month anniversary...great food, special store prices, and gift giveaways!



          Monday, September 10, 2012

          Mobile Cuisine’s Favorite Food Truck Menu Item Contest


          Mobile Cuisine is pleased to announce a new contest for the readers of our site. This contest will be used to determine what food truck menu items are their favorites.
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          A selection of menu items from the Chef Tai Mobile Bistro in College Station, TX
          As many of you may already know, Richard Myrick; the editor-in-chief of Mobile Cuisine is also the author of the recently released Running a Food Truck for Dummies. He recently announced that he has a new project in the works. He has been contracted by John Wiley & Sons to write a second book relating to the the mobile food industry. This book will not center around the operations of a food truck, but more about the cuisine that mobile food vendors are creating from their rolling bistros.
          Food Truck Favorites for Dummies will be a recipe/cookbook that shares the best of the mobile food industry with the world. From appetizers to deserts, every food imaginable that is sold from food trucks will be covered in this tome.
          The cuisines and style of meal items covered in the book will be:
          Breakfast:
          • Egg Dishes
          • Waffles and Doughnuts
          Side Dishes
          • Appetizers and Sides
          • Salads
          • Soups
          Entrées
          • African
          • Asian
          • European
          • American
          • Fusion
          Deserts
          • Cookies and Cupcakes
          • Other Desserts
          • Beverages
          The winners of each of the of cuisine types will have the opportunity to have their recipes published and featured in the upcoming book Food Truck Favorites for Dummies. Submissions can be vegan,vegetarian or packed full of meat.
          Please note that each of these vendors will have the option to not have their recipes published…that will be their choice.
          To be eligible, the menu item must come from a food truck, food cart or trailer. The vendor can be located in any country from around the world but must have been open since August of 2012. This contest will be run in two parts, the first will be suggestions from the readers. The initial submission portion of this contest begins today and will run through Friday, September 21 at 12PM CT.
          Fill out the contact form below or send in your submission to contest@mobile-cuisine.com. Let us know:
          • The name of the truck and their location.
          • The menu item name and what type of cuisine or meal type it is.
          Food truck owners can submit themselves and anyone can submit a vote for multiple food trucks or multiple menu items, just make sure your submission is clear or we will not be able to count your submission as a vote.
          The top submissions will be part of the top 5 from each area which will be opened for voting on Monday, September 24th.

          Thursday, September 6, 2012

          Weekend Events

          Friday

          This Friday come see us for FAVOmarket from 5-9pm
          Hang out with some of Orlando's most talented artists; nosh on foodtruck goodies from Eclectic kitchenK BurgersDixieland Diner Mobile Food Truck, and Stay Calm Cupcake; enjoy the music of Frankie from Avenue E; and check out our vendors. Gonna be a great evening!

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          Friday, September 7
          6:00pm - Kissimmee
          Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Ave
          (All trucks subject to change) Twisted Cuban, Saigon Sizzle, Korean BBQ, The Crepe Company, Tastebuds, Treasure Island Treats, Big Wheel, Melissa's Chicken and Waffles, C&S Brisket Bus, Bem Bom, Fork in the Road, Swede Dish, Cafe Rouge, Yum Yum, Batter Bowl, Cafe Cocoa Mo, Sit and Stay Pet Cafe.

          Friday, September 7
          6:00pm - Melbourne
          Wickham Park, Melbourne FL
          Trucks (all subject to change without notice): Pupusas, Curbside Cafe, Bollywood BBQ, Mr Fed, Ice Cream Social, Dimples Delights, The Yum Yum Truck

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          Sept 7 Clermont Minneola & 8th Street 5-9pm





          SATURDAY



          Sept 8 Leesburg Food Trucks & Flicks 5:30-9pm



          Sept 8 Hunters Creek Greeneway Church 5-9pm

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          Saturday, September 8
          6:00pm - I-Drive Area
          World Bowling Center, 7540 Canada Ave, Orlando, FL 32819
          (All trucks subject to change) Big Wheel, Korean BBQ, Bem Bom, 5 Gastronomy, Twisted Cuban, Cafe Rouge, Kerri-Out, Swede Dish, Fork in the Road, Yum Yum, Darland Bakery, Ice Cream Social, Cafe Cocoa Mo



          SUNDAY



          Grace Orlando Church


          Fall Kickoff Sunday, September 9th
          Join us on Sunday, September 9th for Fall Kickoff at Grace.

          The day will include:
          The start of a new message series, Making Life Work: What to Try When You’ve Tried 

          Everything.
          A new Story series for graceKIDS where they will dive even deeper into scripture.
          Food trucks and fun for the whole family after services at the Orlando and Conway campuses.
          Launch day for Grace’s fourth campus, Grace Oviedo.
          Plan to be at Fall Kickoff on September 9th and begin asking your friends and neighbors to join you.

          Orlando campus food trucks:
          5 Gastronomy
          Kona Dog
          Yum Yum Cupcake Truck
          The Flattery

          Conway campus food trucks:
          App’s
          Eclectic Kitchen
          K Burger

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          The Estates at Park Avenue Clubhouse

          Up in Smoke BBQ, Louie's Bistro, Honey Drippers, Mini Donuts


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          Food Truck Crazy
          Oviedo Mall
          20 Gourmet Trucks

          This Sunday Sept 9th 4pm to 8pm Oviedo Mall
          Food Truck Crazy: City Eats, Kona Dog, Cafe Heavenly, Ice Cream Social, Old Fashion Ice Cream, Caro Bama BBQ (debut) Veggie Love (debut) Taco Slapper, Cluster Funk, Curbside Chef, Bollywood (debut) London Fish & Chippy, TJ's Seafood Shack, Japanese Flair, Shred a Bowls, Que Rico, The Mangia Mobile (debut) Mini Donut Expert, Sweet City Gelato, Mi Casita, Ednas Caribbean Catering, StrEats 407 - Come Hungry!!!

          New Food Truck - Charlie's Gourmet Pastries, inc


          Charlie's Gourmet Pastries is going Mobile!




          Charlies believes in "Old Fashion Goodness" where "butter makes the difference". At Charlie's, their success is due to using only the finest ingredients and the recipes of their grandfather's father. That's right, four generations of know how which brings that true old-fashioned goodness to every item they bake!

          Charlie Hawks had been a baker at Wolfie's on the Beach, in Miami, for 20 years when he followed his dream and opened his own bakery in South Orlando in November of 1971. Since then the bakery has doubled in size in the same location. Charlie's son is a fourth generation baker, carrying on his father's dream.

          Charlies has a retail Bakery and through the years, they have received many awards, being voted the number one bakery in Orlando by television and news media, radio and Orlando Magazine. They have had the honor to be selected as the bakery to serve many important occasions and celebrities.

          Going Mobile will be No different, they want to fulfill Charlie's promise to all customers to deliver a quality product with quality ingredients and no added preservatives, thereby having our customers continue to come back for more.


          Their Menu which will always be Fresh! 
          Will rotate in additional items each week, for more of a variety, but the items  below will be on the truck each event.

            
          • Brownies
          • Chocolate Chunk Cookies                             
          • 1/2 and 1/2 (black and white) Cookies
          • Gingerbread Men
          • Eclairs
          • Chocolate Pie Cups
          • Key Lime Pie Cups
          • Red Velvet Square
          • Strawberry Shortcake Square
          • Chocolate Mousse Square
          • Tiramisu Square
          • Strawberry Cheesecake