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Monday, June 25, 2018

Black Couple From Ohio Finds Sweet Success With Their “Shrimp Lips” Food Truck Business

Doe and Johnny Carter, founders of Shrimp Lips food truck

Doe and Johnny Carter, founders

Columbus, OH — Doe and Johnny Carter are the founders of one of the most popular and critically acclaimed food trucks in the country. Based in Columbus, Ohio, Shrimp Lips is not only delicious; But their food is made with the freshest ingredients that the Midwest can offer. Their super fresh seafood is ordered two to three times weekly, and shipped in directly from the Gulf of Mexico.

When it comes to quality and flavor, their recipe doesn’t miss a beat. They have a classic southern approach and have incorporated a Midwest twist to cater to the palette of the Columbus Ohio natives. They are known for their smooth rich garlic butter sauce that is drizzled atop each dish. When it comes to sauce, this food is “top boss”.

Runs in the family

The culture of the food is mixed with soul, classic jazz, and country feed love. The Carters have three children that also have ties in the food industry. One of their sons owns a dynamic seafood restaurant in Bowie, Maryland know as “The CrabBoss”, their eldest son owns a company in Pensacola Florida known as “Big Al’s Crabs”, and their daughter is the owner of a flourishing seafood business called “The Seafood Lady.”

Cooking and and catering is second nature to this family. Doe and Johnny say their relationship is built off of strength, integrity, compromise, and understanding. They believe in cooking amazing food for great people.

Here’s what their customers are saying:

Every time I have had Shrimp Lips, the food has been amazing. I am so happy that they have been at Easton on Friday’s! I also introduced Shrimp Lips to my mom and she said that was the best shrimp she has ever had! — Cierra C.

​My husband and I and our son love the food from here! I would recommend it to any and everybody. The food is amazing and the owner is doing her thing! — Marquite H.

Love love love it. I’m a southern girl; I know my seafood. The owner is a delight to talk to. Very professional, clean, polite environment. — Chentrel T.

Shrimp Lips is beyond astonishing! I appreciate and love and respect then so much more being a successful black owned business! Keep up the great work! — Tyrone J.

For more details about their popular food truck, visit www.shrimplips.com


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