Viral: Vendor Turns Motorbike Into Mobile BBQ

Story ByAna LacasaSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyCEN

Video Credit: CEN/@feliperaul.ledesma

This viral footage with over 1.5 million views shows a man riding a motorbike with a barbecue attached to the back as he flogs sizzling cuts of meat fresh off the grill.

The crackpot inventor’s mad scheme – which he says took him seven months to come up with – seems to be paying off with netizens calling for him to be named “entrepreneur of the year”.

The incident was filmed in the city of Quilmes in the eastern Argentine province of Buenos Aires and shared on Facebook by netizen ‘Las Pizzas de Feli’ where it has been viewed over 1.5 million times.

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Pictures Credit: CEN/@feliperaul.ledesma & CEN/Adrian Fernando Braga Lemes

The netizen accompanied the viral clip with the message: “When you fancy a Sunday barbecue but you wake up around 1.30pm and then God appears on a motorbike.”

In the footage, biker Adrian Ricardo Braga Lemes, alias El Papu, is seen riding along a street before being asked to pull over to the roadside.

The mobile vendor, who is reportedly well known in the area, opens up his barbecue and offers the hungry resident a selection of sausages, fillets and peppers.

The 43-year-old told local media that it took seven months to finish making the mobile grill after first coming up with the idea.

He said: “I am restless, I like to fix things, do electrical work at home and solder stuff.”

An ‘asado’ (roast) is a famous social event in various South American countries consisting of cooking beef, pork, chicken, chorizo and morcilla on a grill known as a ‘parilla’.

Netizen ‘Abel Miranda’ said: “Great idea! Very clever.”

‘William Matias Fernandez’ commented: “He should win an award as Argentina’s entrepreneur of the year.”

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Ana Lacasa

I am a senior writer and journalist and editor of the Spanish desk for the Central European News agency.

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