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Thursday, August 19, 2010

A Fire Inside Seeks Investors (and Hugs) to Launch Vegan Bakery

Posted By on Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 9:00 AM

DAVID SURCAMP
  • David Surcamp
A Fire Inside, an underground vegan bakery run by David Surcamp, is soliciting donations via Kickstarter in hopes of opening a brick and mortar location in the East Bay, reports Vegansaurus. Surcamp is looking for a total of $35,000. He's offering some heartfelt thank-you gifts to those who donate, including food freebies, T-shirts, and hugs (Surcamp is supposedly awesome at hugs).

"But not just any bakery," he writes on his Kickstarter page. "I'm building the brick oven with my bare hands, and let me tell you, having built one of these before, mortar absolutely ravages bare hands, and I have ladylike hands."

Surcamp's "Weekend Ruiners," or gigantic cinnamon rolls, get the Vegansaurus stamp of approval.

"Those massive balls of sugary dough topped with an orange-y cream cheese concoction were one of the absolute best things I've ever eaten," writes Mr. Penguino. "And I've eaten, folks. I've eaten."

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