Michigan’s Greatest Area Eats: Tiki Boiz provides the ‘island vibes’ to Muskegon

Merna Delaurentis

MUSKEGON, MI – A foodstuff truck dishes up tropical foods to the Muskegon space with its fusion of island flavors. Tiki Boiz travels to regional breweries, bars and festivals to provide its exceptional island barbeque menu to hungry buyers. “It’s like Hawaiian road foods combined with Japanese influence and some […]

MUSKEGON, MI – A foodstuff truck dishes up tropical foods to the Muskegon space with its fusion of island flavors.

Tiki Boiz travels to regional breweries, bars and festivals to provide its exceptional island barbeque menu to hungry buyers.

“It’s like Hawaiian road foods combined with Japanese influence and some Michigan boy flair,” stated co-founder Shae Himber.

Himber and his pal Maxx Archer arrived up with the thought for the foodstuff truck when sitting down at Mibar in Muskegon last 12 months. In weeks, Tiki Boiz was up and jogging.

“It was basically a 5-moment strategy that is now likely on for around a calendar year,” reported Archer.

Himber and Archer, both geared up with several years of cooking knowledge, began serving foods underneath a tent at Mibar before upgrading this summertime to a trailer adorned with bamboo and dried grass.

Tiki Boiz now serves its popular Hawaiian-fusion dishes at festivals and regional breweries like Unruly Brewing Enterprise and Rake Beer Venture in Muskegon, Fetch Brewing in Whitehall and Our Brewing Firm in Holland.

The menu gives a range of rooster, pork and vegetarian plates and bowls and handheld sandwiches with rates ranging from $7 to $14. The fusion flavors occur from a house Hawaiian barbeque sauce, a sweet and spicy tiki sauce and a magic formula marinating recipe.

Preferred things involve the Aloha Smashburger and the Huli Chicken Bowl.

The smashburger attributes marinated beef smashed on a flat best grill and topped with swiss cheese, a grilled pineapple ring tossed in teriyaki sauce, tiki sauce and citrus slaw for $8.

“We’ve been advised multiple instances by a great deal of people today its a person of the ideal burgers they’ve at any time experienced,” stated Himber.

The Huli Chicken Bowl combines fried rice, huli rooster, charred pineapple pico, sliced cucumber, tiki and oyster sauces, scallions and furikake, a Japanese seasoning, for $12.

“We’re some West Michigan boys bringing the island vibes,” said Himber.

Tiki Boiz has created appearances this summer season at Rebel Road, WeDiscover Fest and a Burning Foot Beer Festival pre-get together on the USS LST 393 World War II ship.

The meals truck will future be at the Silver Lake Apple & Barbeque Pageant on Sept. 10-11 and Taste of Muskegon on Sept. 24-25.

Extra places at neighborhood breweries and corporations will be announced on the Tiki Boiz Facebook webpage located right here or website. Get in touch with Tiki Boiz at (231) 220-6131.

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