Review: Fire-N-Smoke – O’Fallon, IL

August 29, 2015

I’m going to tip my hand right away and say this about my trip to Fire-N-Smoke.  I don’t care if you trim your brisket before or after you cook it, but for the love of BBQ trim it before you… Read More...

Kentucky Fried Chicken jumps on the presidential bandwagon

August 29, 2015

Kentucky Fried Chicken has ressurrected the Colonel Harlan Sanders persona in recent advertising starring with Saturday Night Live former cast member Darrell Hammond. Hammond did a good job. Now the fried chicken dynasty has switched mid-pressure fryer to comedian Norm… Read More...

State Fair of West Virginia

August 29, 2015

My first trip to the State Fair of West Virginia did not disappoint. In addition to seeing the animal barns, playing games and checking out the carnival rides, I walked the length of the fair taking in all the food… Read More...

Grilled Corn with Lime and Parmesan

August 29, 2015

Think creamy. Think crunchy. Think cheesy. Think corn on the cob with great lime and parmesan flavor. Serve at your next summer gathering for a versatile side everyone will enjoy.  By Josephine Chan Let me let you in on some of… Read More...

Chocolate Coconut Mousse Crêpe Cake

August 29, 2015

This many-layer crêpe is filled with a coconut chocolate mouse and topped with whipped coconut cream and fruit. It is light, sweet, and just so happens to be dairy-free, too. By Anja & Sandra Dear The layers in this cake… Read More...

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Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe

August 29, 2015

This soft & smooth Caipirinha Cocktail recipe will take centre stage at your next get together. Not only is it simple to make and uber tasty, you don’t need a lot of fancy cocktail paraphernalia either.The last time I had… Read More...

UK Diary: Warkworth, Northumberland

August 29, 2015

When I shared a post all about Amble and Coquet Island a couple of days ago, I mentioned briefly that from the waterfront you could see a castle in the distance. At the time, I knew nothing about this particular castle but… Read More...

Happy Onam

August 28, 2015

Wishing all a very very Happy Onam.  Below is the sadya prepared by me yesterday for Onam.  Description about the dishes is given below. Uppu (Salt)Varathupperi (Banana chips)Sarkara Varatti (Sweet Banana chips)Cabbage Thoran  (Cabbage stir fry with coconut). For Recipe Click herePayar… Read More...

Salt Lick (Texas) sues Salt-Lick (Georgia)

August 28, 2015

The Salt Lick (Driftwood, TX), an iconic, longtime Texas BBQ joint, has sued a Georgia sausage company, Salt-Lick Sausage Company, for trademark infringement. Read all about it here.… Read More...

Claudia’s Grilled Chicken Spinach Roasted Pepper Sandwich

August 28, 2015

When I was on vacation I had a similar sandwich in our favorite restaurant there. I decided to try it tweaking it just a bit and making it to my taste. The biggest difference is how I cooked the chicken,… Read More...

Friday Fourplay: Pantone Smoothies, A Birthday Cake Transforms, 121-Year Old Whisky, and Improving Chocolate Mouthfeel

August 28, 2015

The 4 most interesting food/drink-related things we saw this week. Continue reading →… Read More...

Foodie Quotes #49

August 28, 2015

“That without experimentation, a willingness to ask questions and try new things, we shall surely become static, repetitive, moribund.” ― Anthony Bourdain… Read More...

How To Attract Customers With Facebook Offers

August 28, 2015

Facebook’s implementation of the Facebook Offers feature for businesses pages has given food trucks the ability to offer deals on their food truck Facebook pages. At first the “Offers” function was limited to a few select businesses.  If you have a… Read More...

Regional BBQ Sauce Styles Infographic

August 28, 2015

Although there are no hard and fast rules, and U.S. geographic-based barbecue sauce styles and flavor profiles can cross lines and get blurred, there are definitely some favorite types based on the regional of the country you’re in. The following Regional… Read More...

Bohemian Rhapsody: Star Wars Edition

August 28, 2015

We take a momentary pause from our regular food-related programming to share the greatest YouTube Video ever… By the way, if you’re enjoying this recipe, please subscribe to our free newsletter! We’ll send seven amazing dinner recipes and a shopping… Read More...

United Methodist Men’s BBQ

August 28, 2015

I have a friend at church who competes on the BBQ circuit.  He typically mans the grill when the United Methodist Men (UMM) meet during the summer.  Last month, after a succesful meal of grilled pork steaks, the guys decided… Read More...

How to Clean, Prepare and Stain your Deck

August 28, 2015

There’s no need to be afraid of staining your deck.  Here are our tips, easy to follow directions and list of tools you will need to clean, prep and stain your deck…like a PRO! We recently had the opportunity to… Read More...

Leadership Duties: The Most Critical For Food Truck Owners

August 28, 2015

As the owner of a food truck, you are required to wear many hats.  There are numerous activities that need to be completed every day and many times you are the only person who is capable to get them done.  The vendor… Read More...

Great Labor Day Barbecue and Grilling Recipes: 2015 Edition

August 28, 2015

Labor Day marks the un-officially end of summer, but we are always grilling and barbecuing all year long. But for those who might want to have a end of summer bash but aren’t sure what to grill or barbecue and… Read More...

New Food Trucks You May Have Missed – Aug 28, 2015

August 28, 2015

You may have missed it, but the mobile food industry is growing faster than anyone would have ever guessed. It can be difficult to keep up with the new food trucks and carts as they pop up throughout the world.… Read More...

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Starting a tour at Thirsty Planet!

August 28, 2015

Last month, I led some incoming UT-Autin MBA students on a 3-stop tour. First stop was Thirsty Planet Brewing Company (Austin, TX), a frequent tour stop. The students enjoyed several craft beers, played some Jenga, & took a brewery tour.… Read More...

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Camden Park

August 28, 2015

Camden Park is West Virginia’s only amusement park. It’s not a huge amusement park – think more of like a step above a local carnival or fair. Riding the Big Dipper is on the 55 unique things to do in… Read More...

Apple Pay Will Open Up Payment Options For Food Trucks

August 28, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – You can pay with a credit card at some unusual places these days: taco trucks, flea markets, baby sitters. Soon, smartphone and watch payments like Apple Pay and Google Wallet will also work outside of traditional retailers… Read More...

Mofo Gasy: Madagascar Pancakes

August 28, 2015

A slightly sweet cake or bread, mofo gasy is served as a breakfast street food with coffee in Madagascar. Think of it like a pancake. By Pavani Hideout I found this recipe from Madagascar for Mofo gasy, meaning ‘Malagasy bread’,… Read More...

How to Make Sous Vide Yogurt

August 28, 2015

Making yogurt means rearranging the curds and whey of milk. It takes two ingredients and a water bath to make a smooth bowl of yogurt perfect for a sauce base or snack. Find the full written recipe here. The post… Read More...

Katsu Fried Chicken and Rice Burger

August 28, 2015

Ditch the usual wheat bread bun. Crispy fried katsu chicken is served with a Japanese curry sauce and served between a chewy rice bun. By Ai Ping Mos Burger is a fast food restaurant chain originated from Japan. They serve… Read More...

Recreate the In-N-Out Burger

August 28, 2015

No matter how far you are from the iconic In-N-Out Burgers of the west coast you can create a copycat version with this genius recipe. By Leigh Anne Wilkes This article has been posted with permission and originally appeared as… Read More...

Seth Godin Idea Execution Quote

August 28, 2015

“There’s no shortage of remarkable ideas, what’s missing is the will to execute them.” – Seth Godin The post Seth Godin Idea Execution Quote appeared first on Mobile Cuisine | Gourmet Food Trucks, Carts & Street Eats.… Read More...

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Building a Business: Working & Mom Guilt

August 28, 2015

Mom guilt. It’s real. We are 4 days into our new schedule. Life is so different and so wonderful. Dan is home more. We’ve had more family time this week than ever since Olivia was born…AND we’ve both been working.… Read More...

Chinatown Kitchen | Lizzie Mabbott’s Chinese Spag Bol

August 27, 2015

Lizzie Mabbott is a prodigious cook and a prodigious eater! I’ve been following her cooking and eating exploits on the web for many years, first on the now-defunct BBC food discussion boards and since 2008 on her well-known blog, Hollowlegs.… Read More...

Chipotle Secrets on How to Get the Biggest Burrito

August 27, 2015

Our Foodie friend, Dylan Grosz, shared his very interesting study of Chipotle. “Hello Jeffrey, I’ve seen some of your work on FTLToday.com and thought you might be interested in my list of 6 tricks to (almost) double your Chipotle burrito… Read More...

13 Sandwiches from all over the World (via Food, People, Places)

August 27, 2015

Ah yes, I found this good looking video about thirteen sandwiches from around the globe, ranging from the most famous like croque monsieur or the panini to The Gatsby or zapiekanka.… Read More...

Sprightly Lemon Verbena Syrup & Limeade

August 27, 2015

This fragrant dessert and drink syrup is the perfect introduction to the allure of lemon verbena, which tastes like lemon peel, basil, anise, and resin all rolled into one powerful wallop. The post Sprightly Lemon Verbena Syrup & Limeade appeared… Read More...

Funtastic Friday #39

August 27, 2015

Yipee! It’s time for Funtastic Friday. Welcome! I’ve been so busy since school started on Monday. I bet you have too. Still, I found time to make French Green Beans with Potatoes, Onions and Bacon and Chesapeake Bay Crab Balls. I… Read More...

Double Sausage Pizza

August 27, 2015

Double Sausage Pizza Ken’s friend David came over so Ken could help him fix his computer. To thank him he wanted to treat us to take out pizza. Oh no, my friend, Patti can make a sausage pizza to make… Read More...

Poblano crema – one green sauce to rule them all

August 27, 2015

Green sauce. It’s the stuff magical tacos are made of. No seriously, most of the time people’s favorite taco joint is determined not by the tacos themselves, but who has the best green sauce. I’m not talking straight up tomatillo… Read More...

Eggplant Hummus Recipe

August 27, 2015

A healthy appetizer that taste great with no matter what you dip in it vegetables, crackers or pita bread this has an amazing taste. See the special ingredients that makes this so delicious! Eggplant Hummus Recipe 1 large eggplant roasted… Read More...

Bringing Buffet to Your Table: Scusa Sunday Brunch

August 27, 2015

What do you guys normally do on Sundays? Do you work out? Sleep in until late noon? Clean up the house? Or gather with friends and family over a hearty and abundant feast? Whatever it is that you do, one… Read More...

Chesapeake Bay Crab Balls

August 27, 2015

Every Friday when my husband and I were dating, we ate dinner at Charlie’s, a local seafood restaurant. We went early in the evening before the after work crowds stopped in and filled the small place. One of our favorite… Read More...

Why Carbs are not the Bad Guy

August 27, 2015

For too many years, the media has sold us the virtues of a low-carb (or no-carb) diet, promising excellent weight loss results if we stick mainly to meat and other low-glucose protein sources. However, recent studies have shown that if… Read More...

UK Diary: Amble & Coquet Island, Northumberland

August 27, 2015

Earlier this summer, I headed up north to Newcastle for a weekend. I always love to fit in both city exploration and adventures in the countryside if I can, so on one of the days there I headed further north… Read More...

Last Chance!

August 27, 2015

Hey everyone, We’re two weeks away from the opening (and only) night of our tapas themed fund-raising pop-up restaurant, Le Couteaux Trois! The menu has grown to 15 from-scratch courses (don’t worry, they’re small, lol) We are down to 4… Read More...

Product Review: Mooma Wine Chiller/Aerator

August 27, 2015

The Mooma Wine Chiller/Aerator is a convenient way to cool wines to optimal drinking temperature and to keep chilled wines cool longer. Continue reading →… Read More...

Food Truck Budget: Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes

August 27, 2015

Even though new food truck vendors focus on the creative work within their kitchens, they cannot avoid one thing: financial management. Starting a food truck business requires a well-planned food truck budget. Without a startup food truck budget your truck… Read More...

Gettin’ Sauced! pics (Round 11)

August 27, 2015

11th round of pics from last year’s Gettin’ Sauced! festival:… Read More...

Yvon Chouinard Mountain Quote

August 27, 2015

“How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.” – Yvon Chouinard The post Yvon Chouinard Mountain Quote appeared first on Mobile Cuisine | Gourmet Food Trucks, Carts & Street Eats.… Read More...

Grill Nation: 200 Surefire Recipes, Tips, and Techniques to Grill Like a Pro

August 27, 2015

I had a brief opportunity to interact and meet David Guas when I appeared on the Travel Channel’s “American Grilled.” Even though I didn’t make it really far in the competition I quickly got a good sense of David’s passion… Read More...

Charleston Edition: Starlings Coffee & Provisions

August 27, 2015

Starlings Coffee & Provisions is the new Frutcake – just new and improved. The East End bakery expanded its offerings to include sandwiches, pizzas and soups. Matt and I went for breakfast. I ordered a sausage, egg and cheese bagel with… Read More...

Austin Food Trucks Work Together To Solve Crime

August 27, 2015

AUSTIN, TX – A food truck park banded together to catch an accused thief and his take down was caught on camera. Both the burglary and the capture happened at the South Austin Social Food Park. The park has only been open for… Read More...

Blueberry Zucchini Bread Recipe

August 27, 2015

Blueberry Zucchini Bread Recipe – this delicious, moist bread is a MUST make! SHH…don’t tell the kids it has veggies in it though, they will never know! The Zucchini and Blueberries make a double punch of flavor with all the… Read More...

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