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What is a Shipping Crate Restaurant?

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Did you know that if every shipping container on the planet were lined up, end to end, they would circle our globe twice? When you think of a shipping container, does your mind conjure up smoggy industrial yards and stacks upon stacks of what looks like a giant’s building blocks? You’ve likely never pictured this: a cozy, less than 1000 square foot café, nestled in—that’s right—one of such shipping crates. If you haven’t run into one of these trends yet, you will soon: the shipping crate restaurant.
Urban businesses have decided to upcycle a byproduct of heavy business and industrial commerce by making shipping crates inhabitable. You can find shipping crates that are home to coffee shops, bars, small restaurants, art studios, and more. This contemporary form of experimental marketing is finding more and more people on board.
What’s the point of a restaurant in a freight container? Well, you could ask Taco B