Since its launch in March, the brand new Yugo Fusion Sushi Truck has taken off, with quite a few individuals popping out to attempt its cooked sushi combos at its present location within the First United Methodist Church parking zone.
The truck options totally different combos, starting from its standard Surf’s As much as its Philly cheesesteak sushi rolls. To beat fears about getting sushi from a meals truck, chef and proprietor Brian Boyer solely makes use of cooked fish and meat in his creations. With 20 years of culinary expertise, Boyer is pursuing a dream of 15 years to open his personal meals truck.
He selected sushi as a result of nobody else on the town does something prefer it, he mentioned. There are many taco and barbecue vehicles, however nobody has actually heard of consuming sushi from one, he added.
“My predominant factor was that I needed to supply one thing totally different… I needed one thing totally different, and Paris wants one thing totally different, in order that’s why I went the best way that I did,” Boyer mentioned.
Nonetheless, his distinctive method to the Paris meals business goes past introducing sushi to the meals truck market. He has additionally created numerous sushi roll medleys, some together with Philly cheesesteak, others together with Southwest Rooster. To be labeled as sushi, all a meals merchandise wants is rice wrapped in nori. Virtually something may be stuffed inside it.
“If anyone comes up and so they’re like, oh I don’t like that or I don’t eat sushi, I’m like, do this. Like Paul Allen from the Chamber (of Commerce). He actually mentioned, ‘Oh, I don’t eat sushi. I don’t like sushi. I don’t like fish.’ I mentioned, it’s essential attempt the Philly, and he bought the Philly, and he cherished it,” Boyer mentioned.
Of his meal choices, his favourite to make is the Surf’s Up roll. It’s composed of crab, fried shrimp, avocado, cucumber, inexperienced onions, candy chili sauce and spicy mayonnaise. He’s additionally made his personal rooster nachos on wonton chips. Others appear to love the meals too, Boyer mentioned.
Initially launched to sushi when he went to culinary faculty in California, he bought hooked. Although at first he solely tried meals that had been completely cooked, now he’ll attempt just about something, Boyer mentioned.
“I simply keep in mind again once I moved out to California for varsity, I used to be terrified to attempt sushi as nicely, even in a restaurant. And so, as soon as I bought over the worry of, ‘it’s not all uncooked,’ and I might slowly begin with one thing that’s cooked, fried shrimp or fried rooster or no matter is it, then I slowly began making an attempt different issues, and there’s only a few issues that I gained’t eat in sushi,” he mentioned.
It took a little bit of a miracle to make his dream a actuality. In his free time, Boyer leads a college-aged Bible research. On the research one evening, one of many contributors labored for somebody with a truck for hire. As an alternative of paying the $100,000 value of shopping for a truck upfront, he rented it for the primary month he used it. The truck even had all the licensing and gear already accessible, he mentioned.
The truck has picked up steam in the neighborhood, rising a little bit of a following. With over 1,400 followers on Fb, Boyer retains locals apprised of his location and any updates. He additionally runs his truck at occasions just like the Reno Summer season Celebration and the 903 Sunsets.