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FuseBOX: Build Out "West Oakland Smallest Restaurant"

A project in Oakland, CA by Sunhui Chang Owner/Chef

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FuseBOX, serving Korean and some non-Korean cuisine in an Izakaya format in an atmosphere that is fun and affordable.
Backers: 128
Average Pledge Per Backer: $134

Funded: $17,100 of $15,000
Dates: Oct 15th -> Nov 20th (37 days)
Project By: Sunhui Chang Owner/Chef
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Latest News

Additional Dinner Hours plus Sous Chef Ian Eamons

April 16th - via:
FuseBOX celebrates one year on May 3rd.  AND!  beginning April 25th, 2013 will add the additional dinners on Thursday and Friday Nights 5:30pm-9pm. i We, also, have the good fortune of hiring Ian Eamons, as our new Sous Chef, formerly of VENUS... (Read More)

Kickstarter provides a cash boost and community support to Oakland restaurants

March 27th - via:
OAKLAND, CA - When Yoshi’s co-founder Jenny Schwarz decided that she was ready to start a new restaurant in Oakland, she took to the Internet, rather than the banks. “We had a personal loan and our savings. We had no investors and we didn’t want another loan,” she said. “We knew that another restaurant had done a Kickstarter campaign and so we started working on that instead.” Schwarz’ restaurant, Hopscotch, opened in the uptown neighborhood last June and serves American food with a Japanese twist, along with a wide array of cocktails. (Read More)

The world goes on...

December 31st - via:
It's soon to be 2013.  And I, me, Ellen, I promise on behalf of Sunhui and FuseBOX that I will mail out your rewards for you to receive by Valentine's Day or before.  I speak from my heart when I say this project has been both a blessing and a... (Read More)

Time So Much Time....

November 30th - via:
Hello Friends and Family and Foodies, Just wanted to let you know that we will start regular dinner service on Saturdays beginning December 8th 5:30-9 along with accepting credit cards VISA, MASTERCARD DISCOVER. We will also take a limited number of... (Read More)

One year later....

October 23rd - via:
It is so hard to believe that a full year has come and gone since we launched this project.  We have been open for six months now.  Many of you have come in for lunch and received you rewards and I have sent a few via mail and been badly remiss... (Read More)

Sunday with Korean Beignets

September 13th - via:
Every Sunday we make kimchi so we thought why not open up with a simple(and we mean simple) cup of coffee and serve our soon-to-be-famous Korean Beignets? So that's what we will be trying out beginning this Sunday September 16 starting at 8:30am... (Read More)

East Bay Express Review and Sabur Franklin

July 4th - via:
Here is our July 4th review in the local firestarter for your BBQ. We also have a sous chef now Sabur Franklin.  He and Chef are really cooking/collaborating together brilliantly with the direction of dinner happening before the end of the month.... (Read More)

Want to Expand HOURS BUT!!!

June 2nd - via:
Many of you may know that we did expand our hours adding Wednesdays 11:30am -2:30pm.  We would love to start serving dinners on Saturday evenings but we need a cook -- it is almost impossible to find a Korean cook who is not your mom or uncle or... (Read More)

This Week

May 8th - via:
We will be open on Thursday and Friday 11:30-2:20pm. For now we are doing it old school CASH & CHECKS ONLY! Next week we will add Wednesdays. Come by. Let us feed you.  (Read More)

Reviewed on Day One and Two

May 5th - via:
We did not expect to get reviewed the first two days of opening.  Most critics wait at least four to six weeks before reviewing which gives everyone the chance to work out the kinks.  But we have no control over that.  We will get better day by... (Read More)

spread the word

April 27th - via:
Please spread the word that FuseBOX opens next Thursday May 3rd 11:30 am.Let your loved ones know  and why not a foe?  Spice up their tongue Let em get served and stung WE - YOU - US we did it!  (Read More)

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