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[19 Jun 2012 | 20 Comments | 7,297 views]
Recommended Austin Food Trucks

I’m often asked about my favorite food trucks, or those I most recommend in town since there are so many. Here is a list of trucks that are either my favorites, or those that I know many other people enjoy.
South of the River

Dock and Roll – Lobster Roll

La Boite Cafe – Almond Croissants, Macarons

Flip Happy Crepes – Sweet and Savory
Gourdough’s – Big. Fat. Donuts.

Holy Cacao – Drinking chocolate, Brass Cake Balls
The Ice Cream Social – house-made waffle cones, unique ice cream flavors

J Mueller – ribs
The Mighty Cone – made famous …

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Tasty Tuesdays »

[20 Jul 2010 | 9 Comments | 2,661 views]
Tasty Tuesdays: Best Austin Food Trailers at 2 p.m.

Since we’re moving up by three hours each week on this Tasty Tuesdays series on “Best Austin Food Trailers.” We now move to 2 p.m. — skipping over the most traditional hours for lunch.
However, think about what you might be doing at 2 p.m. — either on the weekend or during the week — and the kind of snack or meal you might enjoy at that time. I know that I often forget to eat lunch until 2 — or that’s the time I crave some sort of dessert after …

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Tasty Bits »

[19 May 2010 | 9 Comments | 4,643 views]
Austin Food Trailer takes Credit on iPad

Last week, I wrote a post on a blog I contribute to at work called “Square: POS in the Palm of your Hand.” Square was created by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey (@jack), and it allows anyone to easily and cheaply take payment by credit card.
Jae Kim, owner of an Austin mobile food trailer, Chi’Lantro BBQ, began accepting credit cards from customers when he became one of the first local businesses to use Square in early May. When I asked him why he decided to use Square, he said:
“After researching a lot of options, …

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Restaurants »

[21 Apr 2010 | 9 Comments | 3,292 views]
Calbi Fusion and the Growing Korea-Mex Food Scene

I’m posting about this new food truck at the corner of San Jacinto and 15th mainly because I promised three very nice customers I met there today that I would. Hi, guys!
Anyway, I learned about Calbi from an article in the Austin Business Journal promoting $1 tacos today until 1 p.m. I was intrigued and decided to stop off on my way back to work from an appointment.
There was a small crowd outside but most seemed to be folks who worked in the neighborhood — not the usual food blogging …

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Tasty Bits »

[7 Mar 2010 | 47 Comments | 16,475 views]
24 Hour Eats in Austin During SXSW

Austin takes NYC’s place as “the city that never sleeps” for about ten days every year during SXSW. The three-in-one festival begins this Friday with SXSW film and interactive, followed by music on March 17 and through the weekend.
The activity is continuous but we all need to eat, right? Listed below are places you can grab a bite 24-hours-a-day — or at least into the wee hours of the morning.
24 Diner is the newest addition to the 24-hour diner scene in Austin, joining Magnolia and Kerbey Lane in the race …

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