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Asian street food by Full Steam Dumpling is a hit in Santa Cruz
Chef Andy Huynh doesn’t get much sleep these days. The creator of Santa Cruz’s Full Steam Dumpling pop-up restaurant not only works 12- and 14-hour days, he’s also newly wed to his high school sweetheart and expecting a baby in January.
“Everything happened all at once,” says Huynh. “I started the business, we got married, she got pregnant—it’s been nonstop. It’s been really good. It’s full steam, you know, full steam ahead.”
Full Steam Dumpling launched April 20 with an event at Shanty Shack Brewing in Santa Cruz and has been going full tilt ever since. Huynh’s pop-up eatery, based in rented kitchen space at the Santa Cruz … Read More