Top Ten Trucks in Orlando
September 11 usually isn't a day that we look forward to but for me I now have a reason. The Orlando Sentinel's Food Editor, Heather McPherson published her list of... Read more
Another project in Orlando worth your backing
Friends and supporters,
I made a pledge tonight to help another kickstarter project here in Orlando, I hope you will also consider pledging to this campaign.
The goal is... Read more
We are in the Orlando Magazine!
We made it!
Today was a big day....
We were scheduled to be inspected by the Florida Department of Professional Regulation today.
I was told to be at the commissary at 9 am... Read more
I have been working like crazy to finish the construction of our truck.
Last week my friend Paul and I turned an old bed frame into a new mount for... Read more
Another Big day
Today we got back our plan review and license application from the state of Florida, APPROVED!
One step closer.
Now finish everything that is left and arrange for our final... Read more
License Application has been sent in!
Yesterday the combined plan review and license application was sent to Tallahassee. When this is approved and we have our license number and when everything is finished we can call... Read more
Work work work
Sorry for not writing in the last few days. I have been ordering and installing parts daily. Today I completed a Florida requirement called a "Servsafe Manager Certification", I... Read more
Day after follow up
For the first time in a month I relaxed a little today and started working on updating the list of items we need and where to get them. Tomorrow I... Read more
We made it!
To all my backers, thank you for believing in me and this project, without your support this couldn’t have happened.
Especially to my last minute hero’s who swooped in and... Read more
End of day 27, 79.80% complete, 20.2% to go.
My thanks to Mónica B, Ellen L. and Phillip R. for their generous pledges.
We are getting down to the wire, as I write this Kickstarter says that we have... Read more
End of day 27, 77.00% complete, 23.0% to go.
My thanks to Paul L. for his generous pledge.
We are getting down to the wire, as I write this Kickstarter says that we have only 46 hours to... Read more
End of day 27, 76.75% complete, 23.25% to go.
My thanks to Maria for her generous pledge.
Yesterday I heard from several people to expect a pledge from them soon, but despite my crossing my fingers and toes it didn't happen... Read more
End of day 26, 76.5% complete, 23.5% to go.
My thanks to Hector B, Ambika C, and Lynne F. for their generous pledges.
Besides the pledges from these dear devoted deli lovers, today I have heard from several... Read more
End of day 25, 75.65% complete, 24.35% to go.
My thanks to Lynn U. who upped her pledge and Heather B. for her generous pledge.
Today’s first was one of our backers increasing her pledge. I have known... Read more
End of day 24, 74.65% complete, 25.35% to go.
My thanks Dan L, Ilka J, Brian J and Lee for their generous pledges.
Well if you didn’t make it to today’s tasting party you missed some mighty fine food.... Read more
End of day 23, 71.9% complete, 28.1% to go.
Tomorrow is the Tasting Party, don’t forget!
My thanks to Megan & Bob M. and Elizabeth for their generous pledges.
Today I made more cheese cakesand did party prep.... Read more
End of day 22, 71.4% complete, 28.6% to go.
My thanks to Ryan and Warren R. for their generous pledges.
Warren put us over the $7000 mark so he gets the cheesecake!
Today I spend tending an old... Read more
End of day 21, 69.38% complete, 30.62% to go.
My thanks to Kathy V and Daniel R. for their generous pledges.
$62, that’s all we need to reach $7000, The first person who pledges at least $62... Read more
Quick Update, We are in the Orlando Sentinel newspaper!
Tomorrows news today
Please check out this article in the Orlando Sentinel paper. It will be in print in Fridays paper.
Heather McPherson the Orlando Sentinel Food Editor and... Read more
End of day 20, 68.63% complete, 31.37% to go. That’s a 14.02% increase in ONE DAY!
Happy Independence Day.
My thanks to Ruth L. for her amazing support and Nick Z. for his generous pledge.
I am going to keep right on asking because... Read more
End of day 19, 54.61% complete, 45.39% to go. That’s a 31.25% increase in ONE DAY!
My thanks to Ted R. for his over the top support, and Caroline K., and Maurice O. for their generous donations.
I guess that I should be careful... Read more
End of day 18, 23.36% complete, 76.64% to go, Party Update
Today’s BIG NEWS, Heather McPherson, the Orlando Sentinel Food Editor and restaurant criticcontacted me today. After I recovered, Heather told me that she will be commenting on our Kickstarter... Read more
End of day 17, 22.86% complete, 77.34% to go, Party Update
Well last night I fell asleep before I could write our blog, sorry it was a busy day preaching Pastrami to the un-delied
We are getting down to the wire,... Read more
End of day 16, 22.86% complete, 77.34% to go
Yesterday we were half way through our campaign, and only 22.86% funded, today we are still at the same amount but with one less day.
Tonight’s party was a great... Read more
End of day 15, 22.86% complete, 77.34% to go
We are halfway through our campaign !
My thanks to Giovanni M. and David T. for their generous pledges today.
Today makes the halfway point on our Kickstarter... Read more
End of day 14, 22.36% complete, %77.64 to go
My thanks to Mary R. for her generous pledge today.
Today started with prepping brisket for a quick brine, making the brine and getting everything hidden in the back... Read more
End of day 13, 19.86% complete, 80.14% to go
My thanks to Lisa for her generous pledge today.
Tropical storm Debby has moved on and Central Florida is starting to get back to normal. I was back on the... Read more
End of day 12, 19.6% complete, 80.4% to go
Today has been a day of firsts, some good and some not so good. The not so good is that we received no pledges today. The good is that we... Read more
End of day 11, 19.6% complete, 80.4% to go
My thanks to Patrick P. for his generous pledge.
Today Central Florida is still under the influence of Tropical Storm Debby, the rains aren’t as bad and most people... Read more
End of day 10, 18.1% complete, 81.9% to go
My thanks to Daniel S, Nicole M. and Lynn U. for their generous pledges.
Today Central Florida is under the influence of Tropical Storm Debby, I’m here to tell you... Read more
End of day 9, 14.4% complete, 85.6% to go
My thanks to Jerry S. for his pledge.
We were Out spreading the gospel of Pastrami today, passed out lots of business cards and asked everyody to help join... Read more
End of day 8, 14.1% complete, 85.9% to go
My thanks to David M, Rob P, William M and Amy A. for their pledges.
Today a dear friend was very reassuring, keep going forward and don’t let anybody tell... Read more
End of day 7, 13.21% complete, 86.79% to go
End of day 7, 13.21% complete, 86.79% to go
My thanks to Michael G. for his pledge.
I was asked today if I thought I was begging for money, no... Read more
End of day 6, 13.2% complete, 86.8% to go
My thanks to Juliette D, Gwynne H, Kenneth T and Merri for their generous pledges.
Creative Action Lab at Northwestern University interviewed me today, amongst all other challenges facing someone... Read more
End of day 5, 11.4% complete, 88.6% to go
My thanks to Andy L. and Janet E. for their pledges.
I was contacted by the Creative Action Lab at Northwestern University today, they are doing research on how using... Read more
End of day 4, 11% complete, 89% to go
My thanks to David and Cristy G, for their pledges.
The big news is we are being featured in TWO of Orlando's most popular food blogs called. We also are on the... Read more
End of Day 3 10.5% complete 89.5% to go
My thanks to Frank M and Jacqueline S for their generous pledges, as well as my step-daughter Deryn H who's Fathers Day pledge means the world to me.
End of Day 1, 4% complete 96% to go
After a long and hectic day I am thrilled that 6 dear friends pledged to help bring this project to reality.
Next week I hope to see two blogs talking... Read more
Here we go!
June 14, 2012
I don't know if it's excitement or nerves but in any case I doubt that I will get much sleep tonight as we have kicked off our Kickstarter campaign. ... Read more