Food truck eats are a must when you visit Austin; here’s a dozen to add to your itinerary.
The Picnic food truck Park at Barton Springs. Photo Credit Lars Frazer.
1. Wake up with a migas breakfast taco at Veracruz All Natural, named one of Food Network’s Top 5 Tacos in America.
2. Long-time staple El Primo dishes up tacos, tortas and burritos. Try the popular pastor (pork) or the lengua (beef tongue).
3. The Turkish-style wraps at Kebabalicious include the savory beef-and-lamb nestled in a pita, sided with hummus or crispy fries.
4. At Luke’s Inside Out, try one of Chef Luke Bibby’s creative bites, like the spicy Szechwan fried chicken sandwich.
5. Paperboy is a breakfast hot spot with early-morning eats, such as the sweet potato hash with braised pork belly.
Quarter Pounder and Fries. Courtesy of the Mighty Cone.
6. The Mighty Cone serves its foods in a handy paper cone, like the chicken tenders wrapped in a tortilla.
7. Tommy Want Wingy is all about the chicken wing lollipops that come in a variety of flavors, including garlic parmesan.
8. For kid-friendly food on the run, find the Burro Cheese Kitchen food trailer on South Congress Avenue and savor the inventive grilled cheese sandwiches.
9. Detroit-style square pizza is the specialty at Via 313, owned by two brothers who grew up on the stuff.
11. Find your barbecue fix at award-winning East Austin trailer Micklethwait Craft Meats, named one of Texas Monthly's 50 Best BBQ Joints in Texas.