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Smoothin & Shaken joins food truck fiesta today in Tampa

Published:   |   Updated: May 1, 2013 at 09:57 AM

Hungry workers in downtown Tampa may need to weather the threat of rain to get out to today’s Food Truck Fiesta, which will welcome a new one: Smoothin & Shaken.

The smoothie bus will offer protein and nonprotein shakes in several flavors. Versions offered in the past included Banana Man, Mango Lemonade and Mudslide, a mix of chocolate, peanut butter and banana. They also sell milkshakes such as Oreo Glory and Strawberry Shortcake.

Other trucks at today’s event include: American Weiner, Burger Culture, Maggie on the Move, Michelle Faedo’s, Hogfather, Oki Doki and Killer Samich.

Today’s food truck gathering is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lykes Gaslight Square Park on Franklin Street, between Madison Street and Kennedy Boulevard.

HART will have a new MetroRapid North-South bus on hand for tours, and the agency will have information on the new service. The route will take riders on a 17-mile run from downtown Tampa to Telecom Park, a mile west of Interstate 75 on Fletcher Avenue, and use traffic signal-changing technology to cut its time by 10 to 15 percent.

For additional information, visit tampagov.net/foodtruck.

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