Mei Mei – A Boston Food Truck and Restaurant

Locally sourced & made with love


TEDx Wellesley College – Changing The Way The World Eats by Mei Mei Street Kitchen

eater young guns irene li max hullMay 9th, 2014 – Eater National – ‘Meet the Eater Young Guns Semi-Finalists: Irene Li and Max Hull of Boston’s Mei Mei


May 1st, 2014 – BU Today – ‘Lunch Anyone? Mei Mei

April 17th  - Serious Eats - ‘For Creative Biang Biang Noodles in Boston, Head to Mei Mei’

March 31st, 2014 – Eater Boston – ‘What to Eat at Fenway Park, Home of the Boston Red Sox



 March 24th, 2014 – Boston Magazine – ‘Five Reasons You Should Be Eating At Mei Mei Street  Kitchen’


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March 24th, 2014 – Boston Magazine - Field of Greens: Four Standout Salads Served Around Boston

 February 25th, 2014 – Boston Globe – ‘Pigging In’

February 24th, 2014 - The FlipKey Blog – ‘Dining In 50 States – Top Restaurants Worth Traveling For’


January 28, 2014 – Boston Globe – ‘Mei Mei Crew Inventively Spins Off Its Truck Menu’

January 17th, 2013 – Boston Globe – ‘Best of the New: Food’ 

January 17, 2013 – Tasting Table – ‘Boston City Guide’

December 17, 2013 – – ‘Boston’s Biggest Openings of 2013′

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The Boston Globe – ‘From area restaurants, 13 dishes to be thankful for in 2013′


 The Guardian – ‘Streets Ahead: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Pulled Pork Recipe’

 Bostinno – ‘The Ten Must-Try Boston Restaurants’

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October 30, 2013 – UrbanDaddy – ‘The Mei Mei Street Kitchen Truck Goes Indoors’


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October 28, 2013 – Boston Magazine – ‘Where to Eat. Right Now. The List.’ and ‘The Vegetable Superstar.’


October 23, 2013 – –  ’Boston vs. St. Louis: A Food Lover’s World Series’

October 15, 2013 – – ‘Where to Eat (and Drink and Sleep) in Boston’

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October 9, 2013 – The Boston Globe – ‘Kickstarter is a godsend for food entrepreneurs’


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October 8, 2013 – The Improper Bostonian – ‘Mei, Oh Mei’


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September 21, 2013 – - ‘Neighborhood Kitchens: A Visit with Mei Mei Street Kitchen.’ [VIDEO]

September 15, 2013 - Daily Free Press – ‘Mei Mei sets up ‘home base’ restaurant in South Campus’

August 9, 2013 - Visit Massachusetts – Mei Mei Street Kitchen: An inside look at one of Boston’s best food trucks’ [VIDEO] 

July, 2013 - The Improper Bostonian – ‘Boston’s Best Food Truck: Mei Mei Street Kitchen’

July 25, 2013 - Serious Eats – ‘We eat everything from Mei Mei Street Kitchen food truck’

June 26, 2013 – The Boston Globe – ‘Local food trucks offer creativity and personality’

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June 25, 2013 – Metro Boston – ‘Cray Cray for Mei Mei’

June 19, 2013 – - A Greenhouse Grows in Dudley: Visiting The Food Project with Mei Mei Street Kitchen

June 13, 2013 – Eater Boston – ‘Peek Inside Mei Mei and Learn about their Kickstarter’

 April 7, 2013 – The Boston Globe Magazine – ‘Rolling with Mei Mei Street Kitchen’


 April 7, 2013 – The New York Times – ‘Frugal Traveler: A $100 Weekend in Boston’


 March 22, 2013 – Milton Magazine – ”One Truck, Local Sources, Ingenuity with a Dose of Love’

February 26, 2013 – The Brookline Tab – ‘Brookline Siblings Translating Their Food Truck into Boston Restaurant’


February 25, 2013 – The Improper Bostonian – ‘Cocoa Buffs’


  February 21, 2013 – The Phoenix – ‘Fresh Blood: Meet Boston’s Newest Culinary Muscle’


 February 2013 – ‘Boston Magazine – Wonton Regard: 16 of the Best Dumplings in Boston’

 January 23, 2013 - ‘Daily Free Press – Mei Mei Food Truck Nominated for Delicious Food at a National Level’


January 14, 2013 – ‘ – Local Food Truck Mei Mei Street Kitchen Nominated in Nationwide Competition’

 October 6, 2012 – ‘The Boston Globe – For Food Truck festival organizers, the events are high-gear affairs’

September, 2012 – Improper Bostonian – ‘Good Eats: Twice as Nice’


 September 1, 2012 – Edible Boston – ‘Serving Local on the Road: Mei Mei Street Kitchen’


August 24, 2012 – ‘Food Truck Friday: Mei Mei Street Kitchen [VIDEO]‘


August 6, 2012 – Boston Magazine Best of Boston 2012 Issue – ‘Oddball Category: Best Meal on Wheels’


July 17, 2012 – Boston Magazine Chowder Blog –  ’Man Food: The Whimsical Creations at Mei Mei Street Kitchen



  June 28, 2012 – Boston Phoenix – ‘On The Cheap Review: Mei Mei Street Kitchen’



   June 24, 2012 – TV Diner on NECN – ‘Destination: Mei Mei Street Kitchen [VIDEO]‘



  June 13, 2012 – – ‘Food Trucks Move Beyond Hipster Fad to Help the Hungry

   June 6, 2012 - WGBH News – ‘The Food Revolution That Ate New England’

   May 20, 2012 - The Boston – ‘Food Truck Heaven: Fresh Dumplings & More’



    May 2012 – Boston Magazine – ‘Boston Embraces the Pork-Belly Bun’




   May 10, 2012 – Wicked Local Allston Brighton - ‘Allston-Brighton’s Asian restaurants evolve’


  May 1, 2012 – The Daily Free Press – ‘Food Trucks on BU Campus Cater to All’




April 26, 2012 - – ‘Boston Food Trucks Offer Vegetarian, Healthy Selections’


   April 19, 2012 – Thrillist Boston - ‘Mei Mei Street Kitchen – Pork Belly and Dumplings on the Move’


    April 3rd, 2012 - Beacon Hill Times  - ‘New Food Truck Schedule’ (p.10)



Websites and Blog Articles We Love – thanks everyone!

Ottolenghi – ‘A few weeks in Boston, at the beginning of the year’- Our food hero Yotam Ottolenghi says ‘If I could have brought one Boston kitchen back to London it would be this on-the-move food truck.’ Commence freaking out. He very kindly stopped by the truck and wrote about us during his stay and these wonderful words could not have made us happier. Thank you Yotam!

Bunny and Pork Belly – ‘Mei Mei Restaurant’ – Gorgeous photos and a lovely writeup, thanks La La! – ‘Lunch at Mei Mei Street Kitchen’ - Michelle of Chow Down Beantown stops by and takes down a Double Awesome, Fat Schantz and Fritters!

South End Patch - ‘SoWA Food Truck Runs Kickstarter Campaign to open restaurant’ - thanks for the shoutout, guys!

Frugal Foodie – ‘Spending the Morning with Mei Mei Street Kitchen’ and  ’Ginger Explosion 4, Part 2‘ – Lana comes to hang with us at BU after we meet at Ginger Explosion! Awesome photo series of macaron eating ensues. So great.

Biting Into Boston – ‘Mei Mei Street Kitchen @ BU West’ - Jennifer stops by our new BU spot and gets her dumplings on. If you see someone skateboarding behind the truck chasing down beer chocolate cake, it’s probably Jennifer:)

Think Tasty – Amy Harrington – The Li Family of Mei Mei Street Kitchen - Amy and littlest mei mei Irene talk local produce, our ever-changing menu and what it’s like to work in a truck kitchen. Thanks, Amy!

Nick the Foodie – ‘Food Truck Throwdown, Boston vs. NYC’ - Nick the self-described ‘gastro-enthusiast’ takes on a VERY impressive array of trucks at the Food Truck Throwdown. Thanks for the kind words, NTF!

The Girl Who Ate Boston – ‘Gallows, Mei Mei and Staff Meal Pop-Up Dinner’ - The awesome Nicole did a great writeup on our pop-up dinner at The Gallows with our truck buddies Staff Meal! Thanks for the kind words and the lovely pictures Nicole….hope to see you soon.

Boston Discovery Guide – ‘Boston’s Food Trucks’  - A great guide to Boston’s food trucks written by a self-described ‘Mei Mei groupie’! Thanks Susan:)

Eat St. – Food Network Canada – ‘Food Truck Road Trip – Part 3: Boston’ - The indomitable Kathy hits up NINE food trucks in the Boston area. Way to go, Kathy! Thanks for making our bacon tip pig famous:)

The College Tourist – ‘Favorite Food Trucks – Mei Mei, Boston’ – The College Tourist swings through Boston and tries almost everything on the menu! Thanks for stopping by:)

Climate Summer – ‘Mei Mei Street Kitchen’ - If you’ve got 4 minutes and 10 seconds to kill, watch this hilarious/awkward video of us by the cool kids at Climate Summer. WARNING: video includes weird dancing, run-on sentences, socks with sandals, other terrible outfit choices, and various other sweaty post-shift sibling antics. You have been warned.

The Marlo Marketing Blog – ‘The Fat Kid/Food Truck Challenge’ - In which we are super honored for Amelia to name the Double Awesome as ‘The Best Food I’ve Ever Eaten from a Food Truck in Boston’ – thanks Amelia!

Dig Boston – ‘Fotobom/Tweetbom: Drink Craft Beer Summerfest’  - So….not actually about the food truck per se…but a hilarious article that references some MMSK shenanigans on a rare night off. LOVE IT.

Dig Boston – ‘Grand Chef Auto’ - A hilarious taco-shooting, hot dog-firing, explosively awesome roundup of Boston food trucks. Psyched that our humanely raised meat got a mention!

Confessions of a Chocoholic – ‘Mei Mei Food Truck’ - Bianca takes some of our favorite photos yet (check out our sweet shades!) and tells an adorable story about her magical kale salad….

Heart n’ Stomach – ‘Wanna know what Monster balls taste like? Us too.’  – Crystal and Kait post about the Celtics/Green Monster balls on their lovely blog about food and people. Two things we particularly love as well.

Baking Me Hungry – ‘Mei Mei Street Kitchen, Boston’ - We can’t help but love a blog written by two Asian sisters who are also cooking enthusiasts! Sounds like some people we know…

Boston Food Truck Blog – ‘Mei Mei Street Kitchen: Creative Cuisine’  - in which Megan visits lots of Boston food trucks, takes great photos, and writes up reviews and ratings.

Limeduck – Situation Normal, All Trucked Up - a great summary on Boston’s first #truckup!

BostonZest – Mei Mei Street Kitchen: Food Truck Tracking - Penny and Ed have put together a great roundup of all the city’s trucks with tons of useful info.

Hub Food Trucks  - Mei Mei Review – our buddy Steven is like the guru of Boston food trucks. Love it!

From the Fields: The Food Project Blog – TFP Volunteers Start Food Truck - our fave Boston sustainable agriculture nonprofit/urban farm wrote a bit about us.

Twitch and Whiskers – On The Road: The Opening of the Greenway Market - so nice to meet another Mei:)

Reyes Point – this short and sweet blog post from Jeffrey totally made our day.