Wednesday, August 12, 2009

iPhone Wednesday #5: Some Pig


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Maximus/Minimus is the name of this pig, and it's one of Seattle's new innovative rolling gourmet street food vendors, with a chef and culinary crew cooking things up and dishing things out curbside. As you might guess from the way they've outfitted their rig, their specialty is pulled pork sandwiches. People rave about their slaw and their fruit drinks, too (take a look at the menu here). Their focus is on making their minimal offerings over-the-top in quality and flavor that will keep patrons looking for them. Most weekdays at lunchtime you'll find them parked here at 2nd and Pike, a block up from the Market. They also roll up for special evening events around town and games at the stadiums. I always feel happy when talented people who have a creative idea can make a fun venture like this a reality. I'm sure it's a lot of hard work, but doesn't just looking at a catering truck decked out like this make you smile? (And it doesn't even have its giant sunglasses on today!)

It's my iPhone Wednesday shot, where the photo and editing are are made strictly with the iPhone and iPhone apps. Sometimes they work, and other times they are so-so, but always a fun way to give you a new instant slant on Seattle.


Kris McCracken said...

I like the look of that very much!

Don and Krise said...

Excuse me sir, but your snout is double parked. I think this is great! I wish them all the success in the world.

Caitlin said...

Love the photo! And I love the idea of Iphone Wednesday. What program do you use to edit the photos? I took a photo on my Iphone today of the storm rolling into Elliott Bay around 6 p.m. Thought you might like to check it out!

Pat said...

My son, his girlfriend, and I took a photo of this pig the other day, too! Didn't sample its sandwiches, though.

Anonymous said...

*chuckling* What a pig!!
I love it!

Chuck Pefley said...

Have yet to make the two block walk to see this silver porker. OK, I'll make it you -:)

Both Ming and I have posted iPhone Wednesday images ... you're an inspiration, Kim -:)

Hilda said...

That is the most charming diner on wheels that I have ever seen! Oink! :)

brattcat said...

Well shot, well said, Charlotte!

Unknown said...

too good!

Kim said...

Kris, thanks. I tried the Tilt Shift app this week. . .with not great success I'm afraid. I bet Henry would get a kick out of eating lunch here!

Don & Krise, you are too funny! Yes, folks that can share that much fun and good food deserve our very best wishes for continued success.

Caitlin, that's so cool! Thanks for visiting SDP and for sharing your own view of this beautiful place we call home now. Wasn't the rain delicious! Smells so nice out.

Bibi, I didn't sample, either. . .we were "back to school" shopping, even though I'm the only one heading back to school this fall :-). You and I have to either go there together or Bagette Box before you are on your way.

Anon, I chuckled when I saw it, too. Just give it a giant cape and it becomes a super hero, like the Batmobile. . .or maybe the Oscar Meyer Weener Mobile. . .yikes!

Chuck, I am honored that you and Ming have decided to join me in posting iPhone shots on Wednesdays! That's so cool. I am forcing myself to shoot the photo on the iPhone and process it only on the iPhone using various iPhone apps. I am having mixed success, but a lot of fun! I'll look forward to seeing what you and the Merciless do with it!

Hilda, I'm in agreement, and, here's a little oink right back at ya! :-) Now you have to post some good street food place in Manilla!

Brattcat, you can't see it in this photo, but the license plate does quote dear Charlotte with "SOME PIG"!

Carolyn, "Too good" is what people have been saying about the sandwiches, chips and slaw they've purchased. I haven't tried it, but saw some of their faces and it looked like a big thumbs up to me.

Thanks for all your kind comments, everyone.

Unknown said...

wow love this! Would have never guessed IPHONE. I totally agree that the iphone does provide some instant fun. It's like the new polaroid!

Stefan Jansson said...

That's different.

Jim said...

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