So, let's get right to the good news! The person who will be helping me manage the kitchen work, as well as working in the kitchen and truck with me... Read more
Leaping without looking, but there is light at the end of the tunnel
I know it seems like all I do is apologize right off the bat in every single update but I do deeply feel sorry for not being able... Read more
What's been going on...
So, I am obviously way past my original schedule as far as getting up and running and even doing tastings. I know a lot of you are wondering what I... Read more
And the truck is wrapped!
Just picked up the truck from Pleasant Details and I am really impressed with how it came out! While the weather is not cooperating for really good pictures I think... Read more
Truck getting closer and closer to completion...
Today I dropped the truck off at a suspension service business to get it leveled and strengthened. It should be done by late Friday, and then it will be headed... Read more
Heavy picture post!
These are all new pictures taken of the truck, no other information in this update.
After months and months of work the truck is finally past its fabrication stage! I got all of the guys, and one lucky dog, out for a picture in front... Read more
Just got a call to pick something up, what could it be?
So, I got a real early call today that I needed to come pick up some property out in North Charleston. I'll let you guys know what I find!
I have found my first business partner in Sweet Lulu's Bakery on Wheels! She is currently running a Kickstarter to help bring her dream to life and I wanted to... Read more
Update on the truck and a search for a kitchen manager!
So, it's been way too long since my last update. We have been pushing hard to get the truck out of fabrication and into wrapping but we have hit several... Read more
Some really good news!
So, first off, I have been back in the kitchen this week working on getting the ribs recipe just right. I already knew I could repeat the recipe but learning... Read more
No flooding will keep me from cooking...it will delay me, but can't stop me!
So, as some of you may know, the greater Charleston area flooded due to some really intense rainfall yesterday (see pictures below). I was all set to do some cooking... Read more
Video of the truck!
Below is a link to a walk-through of the truck, which is mostly finished. There is also a nice display of the Sunsetter awning in motion (it is... Read more
More pictures and updated opening date info
I first want to start off by apologizing for going dark on the updates for so long. Deadlines have been shifting every day, for every problem solved two... Read more
Food Truck Info - Charleston Area
No big update this week. Progress on the truck is still going forward as planned but most of the big things have been taken care of at this... Read more
Final Draft of Truck Design (Service Side) and BIG NEWS + Shirt Designs
First, here is the near final design of the service side of the truck:
Dim Sum Good Dumplings now has a home! I signed a lease with Salthouse... Read more
Child's Play Charity and Gaming Marathons
I've mentioned Child's Play Charity before and just wanted to let you guys know that there is currently a gaming marathon going on to support them. This group of people... Read more
Refrigerators are in...and a HUGE IMPORTANT SERIOUS survey!!!
First off, here are some shots I took today showing how the truck is really coming together:
AND NOW FOR THE REALLY EXCITING STUFF!!!!!
Below are the... Read more
Truck fabrication is rolling and next week is gonna be huge!
The last piece of the food truck puzzle, finding a kitchen to work out of, has been super hard. I knew it would be difficult but I didn't plan on... Read more
Updates and Upcoming News!
So, I met with the owner of a James Island based catering company today about using his kitchen for my truck and hopefully I will have more to announce on... Read more
Incoming Important Update!
Today we took a huge step forward!
We went from this -
To this -
Next week the cut for the awning gets finalized! Glad to get this done before... Read more
Both service windows are in!
Both service windows are in and looking good!
With these in we can advance with cutting the truck. We will actually be removing one entire side so that a new... Read more
Good News and Progress
The service windows should be here Tuesday or Wednesday! This means that we can actually start cutting the truck up and finalizing the specific space dimensions.
The generators should ship... Read more
Opening date pushed back to July
I'm sure most of you remember my last update which had a picture of the super nice service window . Well, something kept bugging me about the window, so last... Read more
First Service Window!
Small Update -
Here is is picture of what the service windows will look like! It is a manual open, electronic close. So if I step away from the window... Read more
Truck and POS Update
Well, after talking with Bill (Gorilla Fabrications) today about power distribution we have finally figured out all of the electrical details for the truck. This is really good news for... Read more
News article, Truck News, and a New Design!
So, this is kinda later in the day than I had planned for this update but let's get right to it.
If you haven't seen the link on my Facebook... Read more
Big News and a Birthday!
So, it's been far too long since my last update but I have some really good news to announce on the food truck front. The center console has not come... Read more
Surveys and some potentially HUGE news!
Thank you all for responding to those surveys as quickly as possible. There are still a few out there that need to respond to them but there is no dire... Read more
So, what is next?
(I was gonna stay up till midnight to post this update but I have an early workout at the gym tomorrow so this is going up a little early)
Well,... Read more
We did it!
We have successfully hit our goal of $15k raised towards the completion of my food truck!
There are so many people to thank, namely all of you,... Read more
Less than $70 to go!
This is it, the final push and the final couple of days! We only need $70 more dollars to make this amazing project successful! Please be sure to share it... Read more
Heading back Home!
Well, my trip to Hong Kong has greatly exceeded my expectations and I have a lot of work to do when I get back! I've got to recreate the amazing... Read more
Little correction for physical reward: Towels
So, I made a little typo in my last update: the towel's name is not Good Luck, it is Good Morning. You can read up on them here:
and... Read more
Last day of Dim Sum classes! (Still have one more Wok Cookery class)
Alrighty, so some of the best recipes were taught today. The Siu Mai below will definitely be on the menu, as well as the Nor Mai Gai (Lotus leaf parcels... Read more
Second BBQ Day!
Alrighty, let's get straight to the eye candy!
First up is Hong Kong Fried Rice:
Next up is Singapore Stir Fry:
Then right on over to the always delicious Cha... Read more
Quick Update: Today's Class and my Rewards system
So, today is another BBQ day! Can't wait to get started on some new BBQ recipes and provide you guys with more mouthwatering pictures!
I always hate it... Read more
So, after crunching some numbers...
First off, thank you to all of the new backers! We are super close to meeting the project's goal and just need a little push over these next two weeks!... Read more
Huge Update! No, seriously, it's big...
As usual, if you just want the eye candy then you can go ahead and scroll down to the mouthwatering pictures.
Well, this has always been an open and very... Read more
Big update coming tomorrow!
So, over the last three days I have cooked about 17 recipes, some of which have already been pictured in the updates, but I will be doing a huge update... Read more
Big day of Dim Sum learning!
Today was the day when I learned the basics of pretty much every item that will be on my menu! We've got steamed pork buns, soup dumplings, and lots more!... Read more
Another busy day in the kitchen!
So, because of some last minute cancellations for today's class I ended up being the only person there which was great because we got to do a lot more today... Read more
More cooking pictures and some new ideas
So, first let's get to the food today!
The first item we cooked today was Bell Peppers stuffed with minced Fish:
Peppers are not really my thing but the techniques... Read more
Second Day of Cooking
Alrighty, so just finished my second day of cooking! Today was a Wok day, not a /dim /sum day, but what I learned will help my overall taste choices and... Read more
First Update - Even More Info
So, if you are reading this I first want to thank you for your pledge. Below is some information that is not currently on the front page because I didn't... Read more