Like most people, I love pizza. I also love old trucks. And I really love hand-painted lettering. So, the Tin Can Pizzeria truck really hits a lot of my sweet spots. But for some reason, I’d never gotten around to trying any of their food.
When the owners, Cory and Michelle, asked us to design shirts for them, I knew that I wanted to highlight the classic good looks of the truck, and the beautiful hand-painted scripts that adorn the sides. To do this, I would need photos. So I dropped by the Wedge Brewery, where they set up shop on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
While I was taking my reference photos, Cory and Michelle were kind enough to make a Margherita (tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella, basil) pizza for me. I ordered it to go, because I had to meet up with another design client before I called it a day. As I was leaving, Michelle advised me to try a slice while the pie was still hot, as it would be best before it cooled.
I took a slice out of the box, and ate it on my way to the parking lot. I got into my truck. And then, I ate the entire pie, right then and there. I couldn’t help it. It was too good.
(Please note that I’m talking about a personal sized pizza, and not some 20″ behemoth. I’m not a monster…)
I can’t recommend their food enough. It’s really, really good. And their new t-shirts aren’t too shabby, either:
Lauren Boylston of Little Black Dress Photography has to be one of the funniest women to walk through our doors. A smile comes over our faces as soon as she walks in. These shirts will be sold at a Porsche convention in Daytona this weekend. If you’re in the area you should stop by to see Lauren and have a laugh. She’ll have beautiful prints of her pictures for sale as well.
Haven’t posted any updates in a while. All this work we have been doing on the 2009 International Model A day patches has made me feel like I am falling behind on our Model A. International Model A day is Sept. 26th. I do not think ours will be on the road but it should be running. We have most of the wiring straightened out, water pump in. Getting closer all the time
Nice warm weekend. Got a lot done on the truckster. Gas lines hooked up. Intake and exhust manifolds hooked up. Water pump and a lot of other odd’s and ends hooked up. We are getting closer to firing it up…
Another week a little more work done. We have the body on. A dry run before painting the body. Hope to drive it soon before we paint. We have found out it is a 1928-9 roadster pick-up open body on a 1931 frame. Not all original but it is still going to be a lot of fun…
We got the 200 cubic inch 40 horsepower motor back into our freshly restored frame this week. Hope to drive it around awhile before we get busy on the body. It is going to look good delivering your shirts…more info on our type of truck can be found here. Ours will be like the yellow one…we hope.
We would like to thank Mr. James “Mike” Rogers of Dreamwerks for helping us sleep better knowing our 1929 Model A roadster pickup motor is going to work just fine.This motor has not run in at least 35 years. (He has an awesome new logo, by the way). Thanks again for all of your help… now and in the future…