Category archives for: Kickstarter

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Pilsen, IL: Tamale Spaceship Plans Pilsen Location with Kickstarter Campaign

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The Tamale Spaceship prepares for landing at Clinton and Lake streets

It not only travels well, it tastes well, and it has all the ingredients that you’d have in a plate anyway.

St. Louis, MO: Bombay Food Junkies Truck Nears Launch, Turns to Kickstarter for Decoration Help

The Bombay Food Junkies truck, unwrapped. (It needs to be wrapped, is the problem.)

Bombay Food Junkies, a new food truck featuring vegetarian and vegan Indian cuisine. The wife-and-husband team of Krupa and Sid Panchal plan to serve pav, a sandwich-like dish that Krupa told us is the most popular street food in Bombay (or Mumbai, as the city is now known).

Silver Spring, MD: Coming soon to MoCo – Linda’s Luncheonette @LLuncheonette

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Linda’s Luncheonette just completed a successful Kickstarter and will be rolling out their gourmet comfort food