Mings Asian food truck to open takeout in Pawtucket

PAWTUCKET For Josh Burgoyne and Korn Suom, 2020 started off gloriously. The couple married in January and embarked on a three-week tour of Southeast Asia.  They returned home to Rhode Island in time for a pandemic. Despite the odds, their three-year old Ming’s Asian Street Food truck business is doing OK. In May they […]

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For Josh Burgoyne and Korn Suom, 2020 started off gloriously. The couple married in January and embarked on a three-week tour of Southeast Asia. 

They returned home to Rhode Island in time for a pandemic.

Despite the odds, their three-year old Ming’s Asian Street Food truck business is doing OK. In May they hope to open their Sando takeout window at their home base of Lorraine Mills at 500 Mineral Spring Ave., in Pawtucket.. 

The couple is upbeat as they talk about the year and their food, inspired by Suom’s Cambodian roots. Business is down by 60% but they’ve been helped by disaster funds that helped them adapt their business due to COVID-19, they said.

“We stopped traveling to large events, but built a new customer base on online ordering and takeout,” said Burgoyne. “We made it so we were where people were and they could pick up orders they placed online.”

Josh Burgoyne and Korn Suom are the owners of Mings Asian Street Food truck. They make Asian-inspired comfort foods.

Through a combination of Ming’s being at Long Live Beerworks in Providence and by the Providence pedestrian foot bridge, they were able to feed those in the area, and supply takeout to online customers.

He said they could more easily adapt since they don’t have the same overhead as a restaurant and they run the truck themselves with one part-time employee.

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