Converting a Second Food Van

Converting a Second Food Van

The Beast, our faithful old VW food van, has finally moved on to a new home. It was an emotional day (for Barny) and one filled with the prospect of finally having enough space on the drive for the vehicles we actually own. Much as the Beast has been very much part of...

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How Much Should I Charge?

How Much Should I Charge?

Or: How Much Should Street Food Cost? A tale of two sides. On the one hand, you are the punter. You have visited a cash machine especially for the occasion (thank you, card payments slow everything down) and you are meandering through super-trendy-street-food-event...

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Street Food Van for Sale

Street Food Van for Sale

As mentioned in the previous post, we are selling the Beast. Let me give you the sales pitch right off the mark, we'll ask questions and deal with the soppy sentimental stuff later. Update: Sold to a loving new home. Call: 07581 243548 Write: mail@thejabberwocky.co.uk...

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Ambulance Conversion

Ambulance Conversion

Or: Bye Bye Beast Anyone with a beady eye on our social media may have noticed that we recently acquired a new van, and that our latest off-season project is making another food truck. This time, specifically, an ambulance conversion. At a mere 14 years old our latest...

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When Should I Sell Street Food?

When Should I Sell Street Food?

If you're just starting out, you probably envision your street food trade as something that happens as much as you can possibly manage; 5 days out of 7 you are out there, slinging burgers or pulling beef or frying hash or whatever fun cuisine you have chosen....

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Winter Trading

Winter Trading

Today is one of those crisp winter mornings that give you hope for the year to come. The sun is shining, the skies are blue and Donald Trump is still not yet leader of the free world. On days like this it would be almost fun to be standing outside in a windswept...

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Why Am I Doing This?

Why Am I Doing This?

Having an existential crisis? Join the club. Sometimes you look at street food and have to ask “why am i doing this” so that you can answer the question and move on.

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Workflow and Toasties

Workflow and Toasties

To start with we need to establish that I don't like OfficeSpeak™. There's a reason why I quit the boring marketing job to Wocky full time. It certainly wasn't the money. It had everything to do with all the meetings that Barny and I don't have. And the office gossip...

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The DIY Street Food Truck

The DIY Street Food Truck

Betty the Bedford has now been out on the road a few times, and it's high time I finished off the glorious tale of how she came to be. This is a project that is probably beyond the scope of most new street food artists, but might be worth a shot for anyone looking to...

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Buying a Second Hand Street Food Van

Buying a Second Hand Street Food Van

As a new street food trader, this is the biggest purchase you make. Some opt for a gazebo, some for a trailer, but if you are considering buying a street food van, chances are you're looking at a second hand vehicle, even if the kitchen will be new. So here we cover...

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Becoming a Parent

Becoming a Parent

As some of you may know, we recently became parents. On purpose. At the time we were heralded as having done a wonderful job; We had managed to bring a car seat with us to the hospital, and were consequently allowed to take Morty home. So far, so good. We were then...

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