Purple People Eatery – Miami Street Food Truck

I had been watching the progress of the Purple People Eatery for a few months before it finally debuted in mid February of 2011. The name comes from a 1980’s movie. The truck was built in Mississippi during late 2010 and was a creation by Chefs David Shipman and Michelle Duncan. They refer to their food as “slammin’ street food”. As someone who’s tried it, I agree. You gotta get the Mac N Jack!



Blackened Buffalo Mini-Burgers topped with Creamy Bleu Cheese, Crispy Shallots, Homemade Pickled Peaches, and Barbeque Sauce.

Black and Blues Burger


Ginger-Beer-battered Mahi fingers in flour tortilla. Topped with Chipotle Slaw and Pineapple-Jalape–o Salsa.



Vegetarian Stuffed Pita. Contains Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Kalamata Olives, Baby Arugula, Feta Cheese, Veggie Bacon, Hummus, and Avocado Sauce.



Sweet Potato Wedges tossed with Chili Salt. Served with Sour Orange Aioli.

Sweet Potato Jojos


Herb-Crusted Broccoli Mac n Cheese with Monterrey Jack, Colby, Hoop Cheese, and Smoked Gouda.

Mac N Jack

And Daily Specials.


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  • Elad

    We attended the debut and tried just two items, the Black and Blue and the Mac and Jack. The burger was solid, although it was hard to pinpoint indiviual flavors since it was pretty small. Next time, more pickled peaches please? As for the Mac, despite the many "cheesy" food truck options out there, I think this something I would definitely order again.

  • Karie

    Accept Credit Cards?

  • http://www.bcpdjs.net Christian

    I thought the name came from that Sheb Wooley song……hmmmm

  • scro

    Just had the Pulpo a La Gallega with Chorizo tonight….. awesome!!