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Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck

Complete Episode: Chirba Chirba Dumpling Truck
Durham, North Carolina, is known for tobacco, a great minor-league baseball team and incredible southern food. It's also becoming known as one of the best places in the U.S. for the fast-growing Food Truck Movement. Joey spent the day with one of the new stars of this exciting food-scene in Durham, The Chirba Chirba Food Truck.
Meaning "eat, eat" in Mandarin Chinese, Team Chirba Chirba brings high quality Chinese-style dumplings made from an old-family recipe to the hungry lunch crowds of Raleigh/Durham. Joey rode on the truck and worked the fast-paced lunch hour mob along side the Chirba Chirba professionals.

Co-Owners Yin Song, Nate Adams, Ali Safavi and Chela Tu came together while students at University of North Carolina. Their love for Asian food and cultural connections to China prompted them to go into business together.

Twitter and Facebook are a large part of Chirba Chirba's marketing plan. They tell fans when and where the truck will be on the social media websites. Follow @ChirbaChirba on Twitter and check out their fan page on Facebook at

For more information on Chirba Chirba visit their website at

The Chirba Chirba truck is part of a larger, nation-wide food-truck movement that is sweeping the land.

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Segment 1
Meeting Team Chirba Chirba
Meeting Team Chirba Chirba
Joey hooks up with Chela and Nate, two of the owners of the Chirba Chirba truck, to get it loaded and on the road.
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Segment 2
Hitting the Road
Hitting the Road
After getting the tasty dumplings made and loaded on the truck, Chela, Nate and Joey hit the road where Joey finds out how their dream of owning a food truck all started.
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Segment 3
Crowd Chows Down
Crowd Chows Down
This crowd that gathers at the Chirba Chirba truck doesn't mess around when it comes to authentic, delicious Chinese dumplings! Joey works the truck along side Chela, Nate and brother Josh as lunchtime approaches.
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Segment 4
Chirba Chirba - A Food Truck Movement
Chirba Chirba - A Food Truck Movement
The Chirba Chirba truck is part of a larger, nation-wide food-truck movement that is sweeping the land. See why this is fast-becoming a fun way to sample gourmet food from the convenience of your workplace parking lot.
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Segment 5
Chirba Chive
Chirba Chive
Chirba Chirba shares a recipe for chive dumplings.
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Photo Gallery
Photos: Behind the Scenes
Joey spent the day with the Chirba Chirba Food Truck in Durham, North Carolina.
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