We are introducing a new item today on our food truck. The Curly Dog! This is an old recipe from back in the early 1960’s. We are bringing it out of the old recipe box and letting it tell you a story.
Sherry’s mom, Gail, worked at a drive up restaurant back in the early 1960’s called The Curly Dog. Walt, the owner, developed the recipe for the curly dog sauce and served it up on a deep fried foot long hot dog with a double-decker bun, lettuce, cheese and tarter sauce. Gail said it was delicious and kept people coming back to The Curly Dog day after day and week after week. Gail left The Curly Dog to raise her family but The Curly Dog lived on until 2006 when the new owners had to close the restaurant due to health reasons. (Read the story here)
However, Walt had given the recipe to the secret curly dog sauce to Gail and other family members and swore them to secrecy. Sherry was finally able to track the recipe down and pry it from her mother’s hands and swear to never give the recipe to anyone outside the family. But with her blessing Sherry and Tim could make the curly dog sauce and offer it’s deliciousness to the masses. So with a few revisions with the sandwich (not the sauce) we are introducing “The Curly Dog”!
2020 came and so did Covid. It has not been an easy ride for anyone to say the least. We, along with so many others, have had to change the way we do things. But rest assured we have pushed along and made the changes we have needed to. Terms like social distancing and mask mandates, I never thought I would see the day. Well here it is. We have done everything to step up to the new guidelines to keep us and everyone around us safe. So when you come to our food truck you will see the window person wearing a mask, there is plenty of hand sanitizer for you and us and we are wearing gloves. Most of this we did anyway but we just wanted to let you know we are on board to keep every one safe.
Would you consider helping us with this goal to get our new trailer? A good friend of ours who knows our passion but knows we would never ask for help, started this fund for us. We are so truely grateful for any help anyone is willing to give us. Check out our story and help by sharing and spreading the word. http://www.gofundme.com/fwdgcp7s
Just 1 year ago, Tim and Sherry Currie embarked on a new venture. After entering a BBQ competition, and winning, they decided to use this momentum to realize a long-standing dream of operating a BBQ and catering company. From that event was birthed Currie’s Smokin’ Hot Barbeque, LLC.
This last year, they have created a solid customer base, doing BBQ events and competitions throughout Florida, while also catering for countless events – parties, weddings, schools, churches, charity events, etc.
Their company has been fully funded from their own finances, and to really move on to the next step, they need our help. At this point in the game, there is a huge need for a new enclosed concession trailer (like the one pictured). Trailers that meet all the appropriate fire, safety and food service requirements are very expensive — around $20k. So, we are trying to help them jumpstart this goal by raising enough for a solid downpayment.
If you know Currie’s, you know this is a great investment in their future, and their food is awesome!! Can you help? Let’s kick this goal in the butt and get them a new trailer!!
We had a great weekend in Ft Lauderdale at the Florida Art Expo. We joined 80 or so other vendors (some inside, some outside) for this great arts & craft show. We served up lots of delicious BBQ and meet a lot of really nice people. One of the top dishes served up this weekend was our new Luau Chicken Rice Bowl. These chicken thighs were marinated overnight in our Sesame Ginger Marinade & Glaze then grilled over an open fire with more glaze brushed on. Then we cut them up and put them over coconut rice and added a little more glaze on top. Yum is not even close to how good this was. Be sure to check back often to see all the new and exciting things Currie’s Smokin’ Hot BBQ is up to.