Thursday, November 26, 2015

Atlantic City food truck is a 'Live' semifinalist

The Mustache Mobile - the food truck run by Mike Hauke of Atlantic City's Tony Boloney's - is still in the running.

Atlantic City food truck is a 'Live' semifinalist

Tony Baloney´s Michael Hauke with Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa.
Tony Baloney's Michael Hauke with Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa.

Today on LIVE with Kelly and Michael, hosts Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan announced the four semifinalists in “LIVE’s Truckin’ Amazing Cook-Off," and the Mustache Mobile - the food truck run by Mike Hauke of Atlantic City's Tony Boloney's - is still in the running.

Hauke showcases his cheesesteak olé - a creation containing 10-spice sirloin steak, fried onions, Jack cheese and homemade buttermilk-chipotle ranch on a roll from A.C.'s Rando's Bakery. Three summers ago, the olé won a Guy Fieri cheesesteak battle against Chink's Steaks and Rick's Steaks from Philly.

The Mustache Mobile does not have a regular route; Atlantic City, for example, does not allow food trucks.

Also in contention:

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Viewers at home can vote for the two trucks that will move on to the next round and come to “LIVE’s” New York studio on Friday. Winner gets $20,000.

Voting is open until Tuesday at 10 a.m. on

The two trucks with the most votes will be announced on Wednesday.
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