Last year’s Great American Food Truck Race was a short-run reality series that tapped into the growing popularity of food trucks in America. One year later, the series now returns with more trucks and more wrinkles. Oh, and they’ll now be competing for $100,000 instead of last year’s prize purse of $50,000.
Tyler Florence, who is the definition of neutral returns as the host. I like Tyler, and always enjoyed his Tyler’s Ultimate show for not having a lot of bells and whistles.One of the first shows on Food Network shot in HD it’s just him in a kitchen making simple American food. That being said, “his staff has no color”.
Eight trucks appear this season, running the entire spectrum of cuisines and geographic locales. They all have one thing in common, they describe themselves as “gourmet”. There is also an incredible California slant to this collection of competitors with 5 of the 8 trucks calling California home.Read More