Tag: Food Trucks

Review: PaniniRiffic Food Truck

November 8, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Review: PaniniRiffic Food Truck

Sandwiches and Cuban food are all the buzz in Tampa Bay, it’s only natural that a food truck would emerge to combine the forces of both. PaniniRiffic food truck captured my attention long ago with their Dadio steak sandwich with fries ($8.50) which features marinated palomilla steak with grilled onions and garlic aioli, served on […]

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Food Trucks Rally in Downtown St. Pete October 17th!

October 9, 2014 | By | Reply More
Food Trucks Rally in Downtown St. Pete October 17th!

The Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association (Gulf to Bay FTA) will host a new event on Friday, October 17th, 2014 from 6:00PM-9:00PM at The Pier in Downtown St. Petersburg. The event will continue every 3rd Friday of the month and live music will be at the event. The food trucks participating include: Hott Mess […]

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Local food trucks roll into Mid-Pinellas Comic Con this Saturday

August 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Local food trucks roll into Mid-Pinellas Comic Con this Saturday

Hungry for some food trucks? Good! They will at the Mid-Pinellas Comic Con ( 9200 113th Street N, Seminole, FL 33772 ) this Saturday, August 8th, 2014. There will be an Injustice and Super Smash Bros. Melee video game tournament with Gamers on the Edge as well as a costume contest, character voice sound-alike contest, and panels. The convention will run from 10AM-5PM. […]

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19th Annual PhilFest This Weekend in Tampa!

April 3, 2014 | By | Reply More
19th Annual PhilFest This Weekend in Tampa!

This Friday, April 4th, through Sunday, April 6th is the 19th Annual PhilFest at the Bayanihan Arts and Events Center (14301 Nine Eagles Drive Tampa, FL). The Philippine Cultural Foundation, Inc. and its member organizations will host that event that has more than 13,000 visitors with a taste of Philippine Fiesta : food, entertainment, merchandise, and more. The festival […]

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Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association Advance Auto Parts Schedule: 2/24-2/28

February 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association Advance Auto Parts Schedule: 2/24-2/28

Update 2/26: These locations are currently on-hold due to a permit issue. The new Gulf to Bay Food Truck Association is sponsoring a food truck rotation for Tampa Bay food trucks at Advance Auto Parts South Tampa located at 3823 S. Dale Mabry Highway. Food trucks will be there daily from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Come out and support the […]

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Odessa Organic Farmer’s Market & Food Trucks – 01/10

January 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
Odessa Organic Farmer’s Market & Food Trucks – 01/10

Tonight is the Odessa Organic Farmer’s Market from 5-9PM at 8701 Gunn Highway. Several vendors will be in attendance in addition to a number of food trucks for a food truck rally. The food trucks in attendance tonight are: PAO Truck Hott Mess Pocket Pirates Food Truck Red Zeppelin South Pacific Grill Not Your Ordinary Food […]

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Tampa Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta – 1/8

January 8, 2014 | By | Reply More
Tampa Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta – 1/8

The first Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta of 2014 will be held today, January 8th at Lykes Gaslight Park in Downtown Tampa from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Brought to you by Bob Buckhorn, The City of Tampa, and The Downtown Tampa Partnership. The temperature will be in the mid-50s which is pretty cold for a Floridian so make sure to […]

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VIDEO: Dinner With The PAO Truck @ TGH

January 3, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
VIDEO: Dinner With The PAO Truck @ TGH

Last night I enjoyed Filipino food for dinner at the PAO Truck at Tampa General Hospital near Downtown Tampa just off Bayshore Boulevard. Food Trucks rotate service at Tampa General Hospital throughout the week, some go for lunch service from 11:00AM to 3:00PM, while others head there for dinner service from 7PM-midnight. Visitors to Tampa […]

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Tampa NYE 2014 Luau Food Truck Rally @ The Sail Pavilion

December 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
Tampa NYE 2014 Luau Food Truck Rally @ The Sail Pavilion

Looking for some food truck action tonight in Tampa Bay for New Years? You can catch 10 food trucks tonight at The Sail Pavilion (333 South Franklin Street Tampa, Florida 33602) on the Riverwalk starting at 7PM tonight! Live entertainment will play from 7PM-11PM and a DJ will be spinning music until 2AM! Enjoy the […]

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Buzzfeed Names Taco Bus One of America’s Top Food Trucks

December 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
Buzzfeed Names Taco Bus One of America’s Top Food Trucks

Local Tampa Bay blog, Saint Petersblog, reported earlier today that Buzzfeed has named Taco Bus as one of the Top Food Trucks of 2013 in the United States of America. Taco Bus was recently featured in an article on WUSF called As Seen on TV – about restaurants that make on television stations, such as […]

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3 Daughters Brewing Opening December 14th in St. Petersburg

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
3 Daughters Brewing Opening December 14th in St. Petersburg

Tampa Bay’s latest craft brewery, 3 Daughters Brewing (also known at 3DB), is set to open this Saturday, December 14th in St. Petersburg from 3PM-9PM. The roots of the brewery go back to a story about beer battered fish at Bella Brava with Chef Ty Weaver who is also taking charge as head brewer at 3 […]

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Food Trucks Join Ocala Mopar Group at Annual Ocala Christmas Parade

December 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Food Trucks Join Ocala Mopar Group at Annual Ocala Christmas Parade

Two Tampa Bay-based food trucks, Hot Box’d Steamed Cheeseburgers and South Pacific Grill, will be joining the Ocala Mopar Group at HeritageBank of the South (1409 E. Silver Springs Blvd.) during the annual Ocala Christmas Parade this Saturday, December 14th, 2013 from 11:30AM-9:00PM. The parade is a tradition that has spanned 59 recorded years in […]

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Tampa Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta – 12/4

December 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Tampa Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta – 12/4

Winter is the perfect time to head outdoors and have a food truck lunch at Lykes Gaslight Park in Downtown Tampa.  You can catch the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta on December 4th, 2013 from 11:00AM-2:00PM. This will be the last food truck rally of 2013 organized by the City of Tampa in support of Tampa’s local food […]

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USF Food Truck Rally: De-Stress For Finals – 12/3

December 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
USF Food Truck Rally: De-Stress For Finals – 12/3

Finals have you down? Want to grab some food before heading back into the library for an afternoon study session? Check out the USF Food Truck Rally on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 hosted by USF Dining from 10:30AM-3:00PM at Sessums Mall located next to Pollo Tropical and Cooper Hall. Food trucks that will be present: […]

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11th Annual Made by Hand Art Show

November 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
11th Annual Made by Hand Art Show

Saturday, November 30th, 2013 marks the 11th Annual Made by Hand Art Show at Cotanchobee Park in the Channelside District of Downtown Tampa from 10AM-4PM. This new location runs along the Tampa Riverwalk and will feature jewelry, pottery, glass objects metalworking, stained glass, paintings, graphic-designs, mosaics, and woodworking. Art demos will be shown around the […]

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Find Tampa Bay Food Trucks

November 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
Find Tampa Bay Food Trucks

Inspired by my good friend Droolius in Orlando. Here is a hub of information for food trucks in Tampa. Most trucks post their location on Facebook, a few post on Twitter – more should! Tweets from https://twitter.com/carloseats/tampa-bay-food-trucks Alaska Mike’s Yukon Fry Bread | FB – Twitter Americanweiner | FB – Twitter Betty Rocker Bakery | […]

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Food Truck Fridays Interview: Tasty Stacy Food Truck

November 22, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Food Truck Fridays Interview: Tasty Stacy Food Truck

This is a weekly segment for Carlos Eats where I will interview food trucks around town for their behind the scenes stories. This week’s interview is with Tasty Stacy Food Truck. What made you start up your food truck? How did you come up with the design for your truck? Tasty Stacy: We started a […]

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Review: Thai One On Food Truck

November 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Review: Thai One On Food Truck

I caught Thai One On for the first time at a Generation Food Truck Rally during a hot summer day. After making rounds at plenty of food trucks trying all kinds of things, Thai One On was one of my last items and I sampled their mango sticky rice which is cooked in coconut & […]

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Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta in Downtown Tampa – 11/06

November 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta in Downtown Tampa – 11/06

Hungry for some food truck fare and want to get outdoors?  You can catch the Mayor’s Food Truck Fiesta at Lykes Gaslight Park in Downtown Tampa today, November 6th, 2013 from 11:00AM-2:00PM. Today is the 2-year anniversary of this monthly event that supports the local food truck scene. The temperature should be in the Low 80s to the High […]

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Labor Day Food Truck Rally @ Famous Tate in Oldsmar

September 2, 2013 | By | Reply More
Labor Day Food Truck Rally @ Famous Tate in Oldsmar

Hungry on Labor Day 2013 and want something to eat? Check out PAO Truck, Pitas on the Run, Tropiccool, and Hot Box’d Steamed Cheeseburgers at Famous Tate in Oldsmar (3790 Tampa Rd. Oldsmar, FL) from 11AM-4:30PM!

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The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER! – 08/31

August 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER! – 08/31

The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally EVER is upon us. Lots of planning and effort has gone into this event and it will all come to light tomorrow on August 31st, 2013 at the Florida State Fairgrounds from 11AM-8PM. FREE Admission – you only pay for the food at the food trucks you choose to […]

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Summer of Rum Festival 2013 in Tampa

August 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Summer of Rum Festival 2013 in Tampa

Happy National Rum Month! If you love rum, you won’t want to miss the Summer of Rum Festival this month on Saturday, August 24th, 2013 from 4:00PM-10:00PM at The Heights Waterfront (1910 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, FL). General admission tickets cost $15 in advance and $20 at the door if available. You can also purchase […]

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Brews and Bites: Food Trucks, Beer, and Music – August 9th

August 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Brews and Bites: Food Trucks, Beer, and Music – August 9th

Brews and Bites is this Friday, August 9th, 2013 from 6:00PM-11:00PM at The Sail Pavilion on the Riverwalk (333 South Franklin St. Tampa, FL 33602) in Downtown Tampa.  Free admission! The event will feature 12 food trucks and 4 SweetWater Brewing Company drafts on tap in addition to live music. Visitors should Tweet/Instagram photos from the […]

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In Defense of Food Trucks, Anything but Mediocre

July 23, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
In Defense of Food Trucks, Anything but Mediocre

Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Ruth wrote an opinion piece published yesterday in the Tampa Bay Times titled, “Ruth: Food truck wars, the stuff of mediocrity”. In this piece, Ruth voices his displeasure with all this talk of an upcoming event in Tampa Bay that will feature food trucks from around the country from places as […]

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Food Trucks @ Four Green Fields Tampa Launches 07/17

July 16, 2013 | By | Reply More
Food Trucks @ Four Green Fields Tampa Launches 07/17

Love food trucks and Irish pubs? Head over to Four Green Fields and enjoy both starting Wednesday, July 17th from 4:00PM-8:00PM. Local food truck Pitas On The Run will be in attendance. Pitas On The Run serves Mediterranean food fare including hummus, falafel, and more. Four Green Fields was established in 1992 in the Tampa Bay […]

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