Category archives for: Kickstarter

Toledo, OH: Flying Joe Hosting Kickstarter Fundraiser for Coffee Truck

A prospective mock-up of what the The Flying Joe’s coffee truck could look like, posted at the shop’s Kickstarter page. The Levis Commons coffee shop is looking to raise $25,000 by Dec. 1 to roll out a coffee truck.

The 7-year-old coffee shop on the southern end of the suburban shopping complex has through Dec. 1 to raise $25,000 for the mobile service, which will bring beverages to customers throughout the metropolitan Toledo area

Houston, TX: Ripe Cuisine Set to Launch Vegan Food Truck With Help From Kickstarter

Photo courtesy Ripe Cuisine
Stephanie Hoban wants to bring vegan food all over town with a new food truck.

One of the things that really struck me as odd was going to the farmers’ market and seeing all this beautiful produce, but nothing vegetarian being made by the cooks there. That got my mind ticking, and I got this idea about becoming a small vendor at the farmers’ markets and creating a pop-up cafe.

Providence, RI: New Food Truck Alert – Citizen Wing


Citizen Wing opened for business just this month with an array of gourmet chicken wings available for order. The selection includes staples like Southern BBQ, variations on classic flavors like Rosemary Hot (buffalo), and newfangled creations like Habanero Cilantro.

Los Angeles, CA: Game Hungry Fans Help Make First Food Truck Game Possible


To become The Master Chef, a title not many first time players will be able to achieve right off the bat. To finish first, players have to defeat food truck foes in a timed match that ranks them by their ability to pick up corresponding foods, before their gas tank runs out.

Sonoma, CA: Sonoma Caterers Aim to Crowdfund Food Truck Biz

Credit: Drums & Crumbs

Drums & Crumbs has launched a “crowdfunding” campaign in support of their business expansion.

Boston, MA: Cray Cray for Mei Mei – Boston Food Truck to Open Green Eatery

The Mei Mei Food Truck run by siblings from left, Irene, Andrew and Margaret Li. Credit Nicolaus Czarnecki/Metro

Mei Mei Street Kitchen, a locally sourced Chinese-American food truck, raised $35,000 on Kickstarter to open a brick-and-mortar restaurant in Audubon Circle, near Kenmore Square.

Houston, TX: Help Back Paleo Food Truck Caveman Chow


The truck, named Caveman Chow will serve dishes such as pancakes and bacon-wrapped meatloaf that follow the Paleo philosophy of a meat and vegetable based diet that skips grains, sugars and dairy.

New York, NY: Top Chef Finalist Looking To Kickstart The Sweet Chili Truck

(credit: Sweet Chili)

Another chef is trying the Kickstarter route to opening a food truck, and this one was a Finalist on one of the Top Chef shows.

Kansas, MO: The Magical Meatball Tour has Stopped Rolling

The Magical Meatball Tour has canceled the show.

The Magical Meatball Tour was a regular at the Truck Stop in the Crossroads, the food-truck gathering at 21st Street and Wyandotte on First Fridays, and did a guest tour at Czar downtown. It was also the only truck in town with a bonafide meatball barker, a gentleman in a bowler hat that made customers feel like they were entering a carnivore’s carnival.

Louisville, KY: Local Business is Going Mobile to Serve Farm Fresh Food


I kind of combine it with the idea of a farmers market where someone can come weekly to get access to this stuff with also having a full fledge store concept