Food trucks have become a South by Southwest Interactive tradition, and options galore will line several streets in downtown Austin, Texas, where the tech festival begins Friday.
This truck serves everything from tacos and burritos to Chinese barbeque and Thai food.
She knows how important it is to re-name the dishes for effect so she dishes out stuff like The Malay (roti prata), The Scholar (fried bee hoon), Golden Nuggets (deep fried Hainan chicken rice, one of her best sellers) and even the Emperor (Laksa). She broke even in one month with her U$30,000 investment in the makan truck.
Heading out to Austin and looking for a quick, FREE bite? Singer/Songwriter and popstar, KELIS, will be serving hungry festivalgoers from her very own food truck during music week at SXSW, March 13th-14.
The Austin food scene has certainly generated plenty of national attention lately, from Aaron Franklin’s appearance on American Express commercials to various chefs’ appearances on Chopped, to the ubiquity of Paul Qui.
he Peached Tortilla (#34) offers fusion tacos and the greatest hits from its Yume burger truck, while the much newer Hey You Gonna Eat or What (#89) specializes in pro sandwiches.
The food trucks are celebrating downtown with live music between 6th and 7th street as part of their final send off from this popular corner on South Congress. They also offered free food and drinks as part of the send off.
Trailer owners at the hot spot say they've known for years that they'd eventually have to move to make way for a hotel. Last month they received the official notice they'd have to move after the weekend.
Time is almost up for several food trailers parked in a popular South Congress Avenue lot to find a new home as developers assigned a final move-out dateto make way for a new hotel.