An Indigenous eatery in Duncan, B.C., is attracting quite a lot of consideration for its cultural twists on basic meals truck choices.
Hungry Bubbas just lately celebrated its one-year anniversary. The meals truck acquired its begin rolling by way of festivals and occasions on Vancouver Island.
The meals truck rapidly grew to become recognized for the Indigenous flavours it injects into basic meals objects, like scorching canines and burgers.
Adrienne Peter, who opened Hungry Bubbas, says their hottest merchandise is bannock, a kind of Indigenous fried bread.
“It’s really the bottom of our complete menu,” she mentioned. “So we’ve bannock burgers, bannock scorching canines, we do bannock with strawberries and whipped cream.”
Peter opened Hungry Bubbas after working for greater than 20 years within the culinary world.
“I used to be working to outlive earlier than and never realizing that I used to be gaining a lot expertise and data,” mentioned the mom of 4.
Finally, Peter determined to chase her dream and purchased an previous trailer with assist from her household. After fixing it up, she opened Hungry Bubbas.
“It is one thing that I’ve labored my entire life to construct and I actually couldn’t have finished it with out my dad, Bubba, which is the place I got here up with the title,” she mentioned.
Peter’s father, Bubba Qwulshemut, says he is grow to be a little bit of a recognizable determine now that the meals truck has grow to be so well-liked.
“Lots of people cease me on the road and say, ‘Are you Hungry Bubba?'” he mentioned with fun.
“I am actually happy with them for what they’ve finished and what she’s finished. It is all the pieces that we hoped for and all the pieces we anticipated,” he mentioned. “It is superior.”
In addition to showing at occasions, Hungry Bubbas is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays close to Canada Avenue and Authorities Avenue in Duncan.
Slightly over a yr after the meals truck opened, Peter says she’s happy with what she’s completed.
“Goals do come true, for certain,” she mentioned. “That is all the pieces that I wished it to be and greater than I may have ever anticipated it to be.”