Mobile Dim Sum for Charleston. SC!

A project in Charleston, SC by Chad Moore

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Help me bring a great cuisine to the Charleston area and take it mobile!
Backers: 54
Average Pledge Per Backer: $280

Funded: $15,127 of $15,000
Dates: Feb 25th -> Mar 31st (35 days)
Project By: Chad Moore
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Latest News

So, what is next?

March 31st - via:
(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, what an amazing trip it has been these past 2 months.  Buying a truck, building out a new website,... (Read More)

Mission Accomplished!

March 28th - via:
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, and I can't express my heartfelt thanks for believing in both me and my idea.   There are... (Read More)

Less than $70 to go!

March 28th - via:
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 with your friends, family and co-workers so we can finish strong! I am so proud, thankful,... (Read More)

Heading back Home!

March 23rd - via:
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 dishes, select the items for my menu, get the truck finished, line up tastings, and find a place I can... (Read More)

Reminder about new unique physical reward Pledge levels

March 22nd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

New Pledge Levels Are Up!

March 21st - via:
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New physical reward pledge levels

March 21st - via:
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Little correction for physical reward: Towels

March 19th - via:
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 this is what they look like: ... (Read More)

Potential New Physical Rewards!

March 18th - via:
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Last day of Dim Sum classes! (Still have one more Wok Cookery class)

March 18th - via:
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 containing sticky rice with chicken and mushrooms).  I won't have a fryer on board so I can't... (Read More)

Second BBQ Day!

March 15th - via:
Alrighty, let's get straight to the eye candy! First up is Hong Kong Fried Rice: No soy sauce was used in the making of this rice, and it was a million times better than anything I have ever had stateside Next up is Singapore Stir Fry: This recipe... (Read More)

Quick Update: Today's Class and my Rewards system

March 14th - via:
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! Rewards System: I always hate it when I go shopping at a store with a rewards membership but forget my card (or... (Read More)

So, after crunching some numbers...

March 13th - via:
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! Now that I have a better idea of what my menu will consist of I have started to figure out how... (Read More)

Huge Update! No, seriously, it's big...

March 10th - via:
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 fluid process for me.  I cam over here expecting to only be able to really use 3 to 4 recipes -... (Read More)

Big update coming tomorrow!

March 10th - via:
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 tomorrow.  I will also be laying out a big change to my menu, only additions - not removing any... (Read More)

Big day of Dim Sum learning!

March 8th - via:
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!  If you want the eye candy you can jump down below for all of the great pics, but I'm just... (Read More)

Another busy day in the kitchen!

March 6th - via:
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 than we would if other people had been there.  It was not so great however that I was the... (Read More)

More cooking pictures and some new ideas

March 2nd - via:
So, first let's get to the food today! The first item we cooked today was Bell Peppers stuffed with minced Fish: Stuffed Peppers - Large Plate A close up shot of the Stuffed Peppers  Peppers are not really my thing but the techniques I learned can... (Read More)

Second Day of Cooking

March 1st - via:
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 my general kitchen skills. First we made the best dish I have ever eaten: Fish Fillet with... (Read More)

First Update - Even More Info

February 25th - via:
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 want to make that wall of text any longer.  First, in regards to energy consumption and staying... (Read More)

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