GastroPod, Miami’s first upscale mobile eatery, opens just in time for Art Basel because it’s the artist not the art-lover who is committed to starvation. Primed and ready, owner/chef Jeremiah has outfitted his 1962 Airstream with all the modern capabilities of a sleek industrial kitchen and rolled it into the heart of Wynwood.
But GastroPod is not about to dole out shriveled weenies or frozen French Fries. Rather Chef Jeremiah (who has done stints at New York’s Spice Market and Aquavit) doles up mobile food capable of flooring any of its patrons. Being that the locale is itself itinerant, Chef Jeremiah is planning an ever-roving menu.
On the Gastropod’s current card, the “Sloppy Jose,” a sandwich made of slow-cooked (we’re talking 18 hours here) barbecued and smoked brisket; the short rib hot dog with kimchi-style slaw; and the Carolina-style pulled pork sandwich are three items that will change the face of street food for good. While future plans to proffer up a Vietnamese Banh Mi/ Mexican Taco, made from pig head and trotters braised in coriander, fish sauce, and pork jus, topped scrapple paté and wrapped in a warm corn tortilla; and a house-ground burger, an unctuous mélange of sirloin, brisket, and short rib, topped with bacon-fat fried and organic American cheese, might just bring the boys who give out Michelin stars back to their automobile roots.
After Art Basel hours and location will change. Follow GastroPod’s Twitter Feed for details.
Address: 222 NW 27th St, Miami, FL
Cuisine: Comfort Food
Price Range: $$ (Affordable)
Payment: Master Card, Visa, American Express
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