Michigan’s Best Local Eats: One of Flint’s hottest food trucks puts new twists on Asian favorites

FLINT, MI — Dustin Totten has a aim to make the initially Michelin Star-rated foods truck.

As of this position, it has but to be done in the Michelin Guide’s 100+ year record, but its the latest growth to road food stuff rankings is a excellent signal that it could materialize in the long run.

Only 1 chef in the food truck organization was awarded a Michelin Star, but it was for a brick-and-mortar business that he also operates in the identical town.

Totten has options to transform that.

He and business partner Travalion Jackson are co-entrepreneurs and operators of a person of the Flint-area’s latest food stuff vans: Fengshui: Asian Fusion.

Its menu mixes common road foodstuff preferences of barbecue and Mexican food items with Asian twists. Doing work off of a lesser, starter menu that is quickly to broaden, the truck has six standard options and a specialty dish.

The menu merchandise include Summer season Rolls, Crab Rangoons, Buffalo Hen Wontons, Philly Cheese Egg Rolls, Sante Fe Egg Rolls, Grandma’s Apple Pie Roll and Birria Egg Rolls.

The truck’s most well-known merchandise often fluctuates, Totten explained, but most choose the Santa Fe Egg Roll and the Philly Cheese Egg Rolls.

The truck’s house owners and operators are a restricted-knit diverse group all with area ties. Totten and Jackson both grew up in the Flint location and want to see other nearby small business entrepreneurs and fellow Genesee County citizens succeed.

“We are just trying to bring the community jointly so that we are all equal and do some thing distinct — you do not see egg rolls any place,” Jackson stated.

Fengshui: Asian Fusion has been up and working for much less than a yr. Totten acquired the food truck off of a pal who struck gold on NFTs and starting off to compile a eyesight for his initially truck.

He’s been operating in kitchens throughout mid- and southeast Michigan for most of his existence. Totten attributed significantly of his like for cooking to mastering at the Warwick Hills Golf & Region Club kitchen.

Fengshui: Asian Fusion has a partnership with Meadowbrook Amphitheatre in Rochester Hills in which the truck will be stationed for many of its summer months reveals.

In between the exhibit dates, Totten opens up at unique locations in the Flint area. For this job interview, Fengshui was posted at the grand opening of LightSky Farms off East Bristol Road in Burton.

Locale updates are on a regular basis posted on the business’ Fb web site: Fengshui: Asian Fusion.

Totten is doing the job on outfitting a different truck that “will be as shut to wonderful eating as you can get out of cardboard.”

“I’m actually likely to get the most effective of the very best and fanciest disposable dishes,” Totten reported. “Anything you can feel of in the molecular gastronomy environment of culinary — that is what I’m going to do.”

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