AustinFoodCarts News & Views on Mobile Food Carts and Trailers in Austin

January 26, 2010

StreetFoodNews 01-26-2010

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 8:20 am
  • If you are interested in a site for your trailer or cart, there is a new location available at a lot right on Highway 71 just west of Bergstrom Airport. The physical address is 1709 Bastrop Highway [Google map]. If you are interested please give me a shout and i will connect you with the owner.
  • The cable network TLC will be filming at Gourdough’s on Thursday from 1:00pm to 10:00 p.m. for an “America Eats” segment. Head out and join the fun.
  • Expect to see a new cart coming at you soon called Frietkot. They will specialize in hand-cut Belgian style fries. More information as it becomes available.
  • There are concerns the city may make some code changes that will make it more difficult for carts and trailers to operate in Austin. Meetings to discuss this issue with the city are as follows:

    Jan 27 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall
    Feb 10 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall
    Feb 24 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall

    Please attend if you can to help make sure we have a vibrant mobile food environment in Austin. More information here.

January 12, 2010

StreetFoodNews 01-12-2010

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 5:38 pm
  • There are concerns the city may make some code changes that will make it more difficult for carts and trailers to operate in Austin. Meetings to discuss this issue with the city are as follows:

    Jan 13 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall
    Jan 27 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall
    Feb 10 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall
    Feb 24 2-4 Rm 1029 City Hall

    Please attend if you can to help make sure we have a vibrant mobile food environment in Austin.

  • Daily Press has announced a new location on South First. Their grand opening is scheduled for Sunday January 17th from 3:00pm to 7:00pm.
  • The Good Bike Cafe has joined AustinFoodCarts.

December 29, 2009

StreetFood News 12-29-09

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 6:01 pm

Pretty slow week due to cold, rain, holidays and any number of other excuses. Any other news and tips, let me know.

  • mmmpanadas is moving. The truck is reopening New Years Eve @ 4th and Guadalupe, next to the Ghost room. Will be open 9:00pm – 3:00am that day and then Thur-Sat 10:00pm until late
  • Austin Daily Press announced the grand opening of 2nd location! Lunch cart on South 1st coming mid-January

December 22, 2009

StreetFood News 12-22-09

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 2:43 pm

Any other news and tips, let me know.

December 16, 2009

StreetFood News 12-16-09

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 1:12 pm

Any other news and tips, let me know.

  • odd duck Farm to Trailer has now opened serving locally sourced season food.
  • G’Raj Mahal has opened serving Indian food in the hot new Rainey Street area.
  • On a sad note, a taco trailer worker was killed last week. Police are still looking for assistance on this case. Check here for more information.

December 9, 2009

StreetFood News 12-09-09

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 12:09 pm

Cold weather makes short cart and trailer news! Any other news and tips, let me know.

December 1, 2009

StreetFood News 12-01-09

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 7:41 am
  • A shout out to the NYTimes for their coverage of Austin, including yours truly. You can catch the article at http://travel.nytimes.com/2009/11/29/travel/29hours.html
  • Franklin Barbecue opens this week on Wednesday
  • T.N.M Gyros has added their site and posted their holiday schedule. Get out and support Nick and Wendy!
  • Vaca Java and Sasson has added their site. They now offer a full Mexican food menu including breakfast and lunch. I also hear they are working on a one acre trailer food park also at 1803 Cuernavaca that will accommodate 4 trailers and small event center and grounds. Stay tuned here for more information.
  • Sugarstar will be at the Austin Trail of Lights, December 6-31 under the Zilker Christmas Tree
  • As of Wednesday 12-02, Izzoz Taco’s now delivers to a limited area with a $15 minimum order.

November 18, 2009

South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery Party!

Filed under: Events,News — Tags: , , , , — MikeK @ 3:33 pm

The South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery are having a bash Thursday, November 18th beginning at 6:30pm. They will be serving free Liquid S’mores made with complimentary Dripping Springs Vodka and 1921 Tequila. Holy Cacao will be unveiling their special holiday cake balls, and the new Man Bites Dog will be servin’ up Red Hots. All of the trailer park eateries will donate 10 percent of sales Nov. 19 to families of the victims of the Fort Hood shootings. The South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery is located at 1311 S. 1st St. Party is FREE, no RSVP.

November 17, 2009

StreetFood News 11-17-2009

Filed under: News — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 8:57 am

Re-Opening of the South Austin Trailer Park and Eatery – November 19th, 6:30 to 9:00pm
The eatery is re-opening with a number of new carts and vendors. Will post more as information becomes available.

Man Bites Dog added to the South Austin Trailer Park.
A new hot dog trailer has hit town you can catch the information here.

Sushi A-Go-Go has Moved
The trailer is now located at 4001 Medical Parkway.

Holy Cacao has moved to the South Austin Trailer Park & Eatery

Bananarchy has closed for the season

Austin Daily Press opened last week
Serving and DELIVERING sandwiches in the bar district.

Taste No Evil Muffin Co. moves to winter hours
Open from 7 – 11:30 am only. Closed Thursday, Friday and of course the usual Monday

October 2, 2009

Welcome to Austin Food Carts!

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , — MikeK @ 10:15 am

 

Austin Loves Food Carts & Food Trailers

 

CLOSED:

After over 8 years of trying to keep a full job and maintain this site, I have come to an end.  Thank you all for your support over the years but as of March 2017 this site will no longer be maintained.

Trailer, cart, truck, silver bullet, wagon, we got em’ all. Austin loves our Food Carts and they seem to be growing by the day. You see them set up in parking lots, on sidewalks, in groups or standing by themselves they seem to be everywhere. What you don’t know, is that some of the best and freshest food in Austin is served off of these carts. You can get dogs, tacos, Pho, crepes and a multitude of ethnic foods (oops! Can’t forget cupcakes!). Our job here at AustinFoodCarts.com is to track them for you. Where are they? What kind of food do they serve? When are they open? AustinFoodCarts.com is primarily an index to where you can find carts in Austin and what you can expect when you get there.

 

On Austin Food Carts Comments are King!

Got something to say about a cart? Comments are in order. Food good? Food bad? Never open? Not open when they say? Best food you have ever eaten? We want to know and so does the world, so let them. Also, if you have information that you think is incorrect please let me know.

Interested in getting into the Austin Food Cart or Food Trailer business?

Austin Food Cart/Food Trailer Additions

If your favorite Austin food cart or trailer is missing, let me (and the cart owner) know and we will get them posted. Submissions can be made right on the site at the Submission Page.

Warning: Food cart information is especially vulnerable to change (the carts are on wheels after all). Although I will do my best to keep this site updated, any news you send my way will be especially appreciated. For more information email mike@austinfoodcarts.com.

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