Q&A with FTG

December 5, 2018

Hello food truck nation!

This week, we are changing up our weekly blog post. We wanted to bring you all in and answer some questions we have gotten asked a lot lately. We are on a mission to showcase this industry that's been in the shadows for so long. So, continue to read more about what exactly the food truck culture is and what it means to us at FTG.

What exactly is the food truck culture?

What does the food truck culture mean to you?

Why food trucks?

Who are the food truck guys?

What do you plan to do to the food truck industry here in Miami in the near future?

Where do you see the food truck industry in five years?

We hope you now fully understand why we are embarking on this journey. We grew up around food trucks loving the food they produce and want as many people as possible to experience this as well. There are countless food trucks here in Miami and they are offer a unique experience to their customers. Isn't it time to get out their discover your city and savor the movement?

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Tiago’s Tacos

Kellee O

We’ve got something HUGE to taco about… Where can you go to get gourmet street tacos with a not so conventional twist? Gabriel Bayma, owner of Tiago’s Tacos, has just the thing and is changing the way we do Taco Tuesdays! We visited his food truck last weekend to meet Gabriel and of course, try some food. He is only 22, but don’t let his young age fool you… He’s serving some decadent foods with some unexpected flavor combinations and interesting cooking techniques.

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A lo Cuban Way

Kellee O.

Where can you go in Miami for a pizza made with Cuban flair? Alo Cuban Way! This week we met up with Carlos Alberto Triana Martinez, the proud owner of Alo Cuban Way food truck to hear more about his story and his unique take on some classic dishes. It’s a Cuban thing.

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Hyatt Food

Kellee O.

We all know the real meaning of life is food, obviously. And, what’s better than a food truck that is making tasty food to allow their loyal customers the chance to feel the “good life” or “buena vida” while they eat? Got your attention yet? Well, Michael Luis is the proud owner of Hyatt Food and he and his team are serving up some seriously delicious Mediterranean food all over the South Florida area. Hyatt Food describes themselves as “authentic homemade Mediterranean – Middle East cuisine”.

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Hyatt Food

Kellee O.

We all know the real meaning of life is food, obviously. And, what’s better than a food truck that is making tasty food to allow their loyal customers the chance to feel the “good life” or “buena vida” while they eat? Got your attention yet? Well, Michael Luis is the proud owner of Hyatt Food and he and his team are serving up some seriously delicious Mediterranean food all over the South Florida area. Hyatt Food describes themselves as “authentic homemade Mediterranean – Middle East cuisine”.

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Tiago’s Tacos

Kellee O

We’ve got something HUGE to taco about… Where can you go to get gourmet street tacos with a not so conventional twist? Gabriel Bayma, owner of Tiago’s Tacos, has just the thing and is changing the way we do Taco Tuesdays! We visited his food truck last weekend to meet Gabriel and of course, try some food. He is only 22, but don’t let his young age fool you… He’s serving some decadent foods with some unexpected flavor combinations and interesting cooking techniques.

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Tumbao Buns

Kellee O

Bao down to Tumbao Buns! It’s safe to say this food truck is like no other in the Miami area; Tumbao Buns is serving up some seriously tasty dishes with Latin and Asian flavors. Oscar Flores and his team worked tirelessly to bring Tumbao Buns to life. After several years of working within the restaurant industry, Oscar decided it was time to do something different and bring something different, not commonly found among food trucks. He’s dedicated to having his customers enjoy the experience they have when they choose Tumbao Buns.

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Koffeeology

Kellee O.

Espresso yourself! Do you ever look at coffee as just a mere tool to get through your mornings? Well, think again… We got the chance to meet up with the guys from Koffeeology and got to really know the process behind brewing the perfect cup of Joe. Carlos Zapata and his crew are bring their amazing coffee from their farm in Colombia to the streets of Miami. And, we couldn’t be happier!

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Tumbao Buns

Tumbao Buns

Kellee O

Bao down to Tumbao Buns! It’s safe to say this food truck is like no other in the Miami area; Tumbao Buns is serving up some seriously tasty dishes with Latin and Asian flavors. Oscar Flores and his team worked tirelessly to bring Tumbao Buns to life. After several years of working within the restaurant industry, Oscar decided it was time to do something different and bring something different, not commonly found among food trucks. He’s dedicated to having his customers enjoy the experience they have when they choose Tumbao Buns.

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Tiago’s Tacos

Tiago’s Tacos

Kellee O

We’ve got something HUGE to taco about… Where can you go to get gourmet street tacos with a not so conventional twist? Gabriel Bayma, owner of Tiago’s Tacos, has just the thing and is changing the way we do Taco Tuesdays! We visited his food truck last weekend to meet Gabriel and of course, try some food. He is only 22, but don’t let his young age fool you… He’s serving some decadent foods with some unexpected flavor combinations and interesting cooking techniques.

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Mr. PB&J

Mr. PB&J

Kellee O.

This week, we are highlighting a unique food truck that hits close to home. I think we all ate our fair shares of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches growing up, I know I did! Mr. PB&J is taking this classic sandwich and bringing it to a whole other culinary level. Alex Valle is the proud owner of this beloved food truck and he’s bringing his PB&J sandwiches and so much more to all parts of Miami Dade and Broward. Say it with me! It’s peanut butter jelly time!

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