South Tampa News
Georgia food trucks join rally today in Tampa
Two new trucks from Georgia are joining Mayor Bob Buckhorn's Food Truck Fiesta from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at Lykes Gaslight Park. One of the new trucks is Champion Cheesesteaks from Kennesaw, Georgia, and was founded in 2010 by Roy Brostrand. The truck serves classic American food, including steak and chicken cheesesteaks and a veggie Philly. The Happy Belly Truck, started five years ago by Terry and Dawn Hall from Smyrna, Georgia, will also join the fiesta. They have fresh natural and wholesome foods, and use organic and local ingredients when possible. Their menu includes a short rib-brisket hamburger, grilled sweet potato and organic black bean burger, and for the young ones a gouda and granny smith apple grilled cheese. The park is located on Franklin Street between Madison Street and Kennedy Boulevard.Other food trucks scheduled to be at the event today are: Fat Tortillas Southwest Grill, The Hogfather BBQ, Nate Paul's Q4U, Maggie on the Move, Michelle Faedo's On The Go, Unforgettable Cupcakes Co., Americanwiener and The Dude and His Food. The food truck rally was launched in November 2011 on the first Wednesday of each month and is held in conjunction with the Tampa Downtown Partnership.