Community News A little place with big flavor: Standifer Gap food truck expands to meet demand

Community News A little place with big flavor: Standifer Gap food truck expands to meet demand

August 31st, 2016 by Gabrielle Chevalier in Community East Hamilton

Items like loaded mini corn dogs (shown above) and cheesy stuffed nachos started as a special at Fat Boy's Roadside Eats and remained on the menu due to popular demand.

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

The street tacos (shown above) are one of the most popular items on the menu, Fat Boy's owner Marla Sundean said.

The street tacos (shown above) are one of...

Photo by Contributed Photo /Times Free Press.

A little more than a year ago, Marla Sundean decided to quit her job and strike out on a new business venture in a little trailer along Standifer Gap Road.

Today, that business, Fat Boy's Roadside Eats, has more than 10 times the menu items than when it opened — all of which began as specials but remained due to popular demand, she said.

Sundean, her husband Jon and her son Ryan, who happens to be a chef with a degree from Le Cordon Bleu culinary arts program, named the little establishment Fat Boy's as a nod to the Harley Davidson she and Jon used to take on trips.

The American cuisine, barbecue-focused food stop also offers a variety of vegetarian options. Outdoor seating options and carry-out options are both available.

"When we first opened I used to watch cars drive past and think, 'We're right here, please stop,'" she said.

Now, the business is eagerly working to meet its ever-increasing demand. Sometime soon, Sundean said, she is considering opening up a bigger location, one that would allow for indoor seating.

"Plus," she laughed, "air conditioning would be amazing."

Fat Boy's is at 8106 Standifer Gap Road. The business is open Sunday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For a menu or more information, visit facebook.com/fatboysroadsideeats or call 715-0059.


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