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[19 Jun 2012 | 20 Comments | 7,305 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 Bits »

[15 Feb 2010 | 6 Comments | 3,563 views]
Macaron Mania

Do you think it’s dumb that I didn’t know that macarons existed until a couple weeks ago? Not macaroon, macaron!
A macaron is a French almond-based meringue sandwich filled with flavored ganache. The macaroon we typically see in the U.S. are made with coconut and is heavy and dense.

La Boite, the awesome new coffee shop housed in a refurbished shipping container on South Lamar began serving macarons the week before the Tasty Up trailer tour.
That day we reveled, oohed and aahed in the salted caramel and chocolate with strawberry cream flavors.
I …

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Tours »

[7 Feb 2010 | 35 Comments | 9,598 views]
Tasty Up Trailer Tour

Yesterday was the most awesome tour to date. If you missed out on the first-ever Tasty Up Trailer Tour, co-organized by Addie Broyles and me, you’re about to be jealous.
Since it was a choose-your-own adventure tour, each of the 500 or so attendees had their own unique experience. Below are some highlights from mine taken with my brand new Canon s90 point-and-shoot camera.
Addie met me at around 11:30 a.m. at La Boite before she set off to Trailer Perk. The tour officially began at noon and those two spots were …

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