We did it!

Wow. We did it! The takeout box was a huge success! We served thousands of dumplings and threw an awesome prom party the night before we burned our box down.

Our early arrival crew showed up to the playa a week early to finish constructing our box so that it was fully functional by the start of Burning Man. Every night from Sunday-Wednesday we served the masses our delicious dumplings and then Thursday at sunset we burned that box down!

A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to this project. We couldn’t have done it without people donating their money, time, and support. 

See you on the playa!

We are headed out to BRC tonight to start building our takeout box on the playa! A group of us spent the morning loading dry ice and dumplings into our truck while others finished up some last minute building.

We are so excited to show you all what we have been working on! Keep an eye out for flaming chopsticks near the temple! If you don’t see us in our takeout box, stop by camp @ 8:45 and E.

Dusty Meows

Build Update #1

Our first build day was a huge success! We made a lot of progress on the takeout box, ate lots of pizza, and took inventory of our storage container.

We have about a month left until the Burn and we are so excited to show you our progress… stay tuned for more updates!

We hit our Kickstarter goal!

We did it!

Thanks to everyone who donated and shared our Kickstarter we raised $9,716 which exceeded our transportation stretch goal to cover transportation costs!

Grumpy cat:

Stay tuned for more build updates and more info about our project.

1 day left! Can you help us get fully funded?

Wow, we continue to be overwhelmed by the enthusiasm and generosity of all our supporters. We appreciate your kind words and excitement for bringing dumplings to the playa!

BUT, we only have 1 day left to reach our final stretch goal to FULLY FUND our project… Can you help us climb to the top?

Climbing to the top!
Climbing to the top!

$1140 STRETCH GOAL: We need $1140 to fully fund our project. We set our original goal ($7500) as low as we could to feasibly fund our project. With you generosity, we have now reached our first stretch goal ($9250) of covering all our transportation costs. However, we still are only funded for HALF of the cost of building materials and the flame effects. Help us reach $1140 to fully fund our project!

Maybe take a moment to post on your Facebook wall or share the word with some friends: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/campcatmandu/catmandu-help-stop-party-animal-cruelty-with-dumpl

We can’t wait to share the goodness with all ya’ll out in the desert!


-The Catmandu Crew

9 Days To Go!


We only have 9 days left on our Kickstarter to meet our goal! Please spread the love by donating, reposting, and telling your friends.

Our test run at Priceless last weekend went amazing and we are more ready than ever to bring the dumpling love to the playa! If we don’t reach our goal we get nothing…. but we are so so close!


2017 Build Update #1

We’ve been hard at work getting ready to serve thousands of dumplings out on the playa. A few weekends ago we met up to clean the yard, unload the lumber delivery, do a storage run, and BBQ!

Last weekend we went to Priceless to do a test-run by serving a bunch of dumplings to our fellow festival-goers. Thanks to everyone who stopped by!

We are currently almost 75% funded, with 2 weeks to go… Please help us out and spread the word!

Burning Man 2017 – CatmanDumplings

Thats right ladies, gents, and felines…

Catmandu is returning to the playa this year with a giant Chinese take out box fully equipped with hot and tasty dumplings, snarky fortune cookies, and flame shooting chopsticks. 







Be sure to check out our Kickstarter and subscribe to this blog for build updates and fundraising progress! 

Can’t wait to see you out on the playa!