Full Bellies food truck hit the streets of Moose Jaw over a month in the past, and house owners are feeling fairly good about how the town has responded
Good information for followers of food vans, do-it-yourself fries, and waffles right here in Moose Jaw: there’s a brand new food truck in town that is able to reside as much as its title with a menu full of fine issues.
Full Bellies Breakfast, Burgers, and Fries food truck hit the streets at the start of May, becoming a member of a comparatively empty scene of cellular food providers.
Owner Stephanie Shirley thought that including one other food truck to the combination can be an important addition to Moose Jaw, which is why she and fiancé Clara Reid determined to open up Full Bellies.
“It’s something flexible and something Moose Jaw could use, so we just thought, ‘why not?’” stated Shirley.
The menu includes a vary of choices, together with breakfast gadgets, burgers, poutine, and sometimes candy dessert specials.
Their specialty, stated Shirley, is waffles — and Full Bellies affords waffles for each meal. The rooster and waffle sandwich has turned out to be an enormous hit with clients to this point, and the truck additionally does breakfast waffles, snack-size waffles on a stick, and even dessert waffles with candy toppings.
Full Bellies additionally does its finest to cater to sure dietary restrictions, providing a black bean patty as a vegetarian possibility for any of their burgers in addition to a burger substitute that matches the necessities of a keto weight loss plan.
They simply began making twister fries, spiral minimize and deep-fried to an ideal crisp, and Shirley recommends that clients who like somewhat spice ought to give the favored Spicy Belly Burger a attempt.
“It’s very hot, like ‘melt your face off’ hot,” she laughed. “But really, everything is just good and it’s all homemade.”
And she means the whole lot — from the burger patties to the batter coating the onion rings. Shirley and Reid spend hours engaged on food prep, mixing waffle batter and pounding hamburger into the patties they serve on all their Belly burgers.
Reid is all the time pondering up new and engaging gadgets to check out, and the newest creation is the Full Bellies chip butty — a toasted sandwich stuffed with fries, cheese and gravy.
“It’s super good, lots of carbs,” stated Shirley. “But that’s the thing about this, we just get to experiment with basically whatever we want, and it really brings us joy.”
Shirley looks like Full Bellies has seen a very good response from Moose Jaw to this point, and finds that the mobility of a food truck is popping out to be useful in retaining enterprise going.
“It’s nice because if it’s not busy, we can just move,” stated Shirley. “We’ve been up by [Mac] the Moose, for a little bit, and then downtown which is really nice because people walk by and it’s a lot more sociable.”
The pandemic put a little bit of a damper on the opening summer season for Full Bellies, as lots of the festivals and occasions the food truck was planning on attending have been cancelled, however the brand new enterprise is making one of the best of issues.
Full Bellies is following the beneficial COVID-19 security practices, together with asking clients to respect social distancing whereas ready on their food, and is trying into new methods to get their food into folks’s fingers.
Shirley and Reid not too long ago completed catering a employees breakfast for an area firm, and are hoping that extra native companies is perhaps in arranging for Full Bellies to park outdoors their constructing for workers lunches and such.
Full Bellies may also be participating in the upcoming Canada Day occasions organized by a handful of native teams, together with The Moose Jaw Express/Moose Jaw Today. The food truck can be becoming a member of the celebrations downtown on Manitoba Street West for these seeking to cease by and provides them a attempt.
Otherwise, maintaining with Full Bellies is finest completed on their Facebook web page, to search out out the place they’re positioned every day and what tasty gadgets are on particular.