One Trailer At A Time

Hey ya’ll! It is Thursday and I couldn’t be happier. Tomorrow I am flying off to Miami to go celebrate the wonderful thing known as Ultra Music Festival. In case ya’ll don’t know what it is, the festival is the largest dance/electronic music festival in the world. I can’t wait. Anyways for today’s post I thought I would write about something I love: food trailers (hopefully you aren’t sick of my posts on this topic). I can’t help it that Austin has a million trailers. My best friend from college was in town and we decided to go on a trailer adventure in order to get a good taste of Austin.

crepe-mille-1Back to an old favorite. South Congress is such a good area that has tons of food trailers, shopping, and weird little Austin things. I went here on my birthday weekend, had an amazing crepe in the rain, and decided that I must go back in order to try another one. I was excited because I started eating meat again, so I was going to get to try one of the many savory crepes that were available.

photo(3)Oh look at that beauty. We had the pork floss crepe. I think this one was even better than the last time I was there if that is even possible. It had authentic Chinese shredded pork and it was topped with thai chili sauce. An Asian crepe? Definitely the best way to go. The weather was perfect and so was the food. The pork was light like cotton candy and the sauce wasn’t too spicy. It also didn’t soak the crepe into a soggy mess, which I definitely appreciate. Yelp needs to get their stuff together because Crepe Mille definitely deserves at least 4 stars, not 3 and 1/2.

photo(4)Ya’ll know I have a huge weakness for snowballs. When we were walking up South Congress, I spotted this thing from a far away distance. Yes, my eyes are special and they locate things that I love in life. This trailer is new in Austin, so I thought I would test out the snowball quality of yet another stand.

photo(8)I decided to order the Cinderella. It was a mix of blue coconut and toasted coconut. As you saw in my last post, I love coconut. As soon as I saw on the menu that there was double the coconut then I knew I was going to get it. It was delicious. The only downside was that there was more blue coconut than the toasted coconut, so it sort of got overpowered. The other problem was that it became liquid very quickly, but I still thought it was tart and had a good flavor.

photo(5)While I munched on my snowcone, we waited for this interesting looking trailer to open up. They had an entire patio in front of their trailer! That was crazy cool. Since there was a cheese sign in front of the patio, we thought that the trailer probably sold something having to do with cheese or grilled cheeses. Obviously that meant we were going to check it out since cheese is one of our favorite food groups.

photo(6)Cheesey goodness. We decided to order the via 206. The sandwich had cheddar, gruyere, balsamic apricot fig jam, and it was on beer bread. I wish the sandwich was bigger. That was my only complaint. It was perfectly grilled, the cheese was melty and goey, and the fig jam provided a sweet taste to match the cheese flavors. I wish I lived down the street, so I could get myself a grilled cheese everyday.

capital-city-bakeryOf course I had to take my best friend to my best food truck: Capital City. Oh how I love these baked goods. Seriously best vegan treats in all of Austin. Maybe even the best desserts in Austin, but I love all desserts so that would be hard.

photoCapital city makes the cutest iced sugar cookies on the planet. When I saw this little cat in the bakery window, I just had to get it. It was delicious too. The cookie was soft and chewy. The icing was not too sweet and there wasn’t an excessive amount on top. I am definitely a fan of the cookies now (NOTHING is bad at this trailer, I swear).

photo(1)There were so many wonderful cupcakes in the window. However out of the corner of my eye, I saw her toasting some marshmallows in the back. Then I looked to the other side and saw a line of cupcakes waiting to be topped with the marshmallows. Hello, s’mores cupcakes. Of course I was going straight for that one. The cupcake was moist chocolatey goodness while the icing was a subtle sweet flavor. Not to mention the extra chocolate on top with the marshmallow. This cupcake was amazing. My friend ended up getting the blackberry lemon cupcake, which was also as delicious.

2The final stop was of course one of the greatest trailers in Austin: Gordough’s. My friend had heard a lot about this wonderful trailer not only from me, but from her family friend who lives in Houston. He told her that Gordough’s is a must! I wasn’t going to complain about going there because it is so good.

photo(7)This looks sort of like a pile of mush. It was definitely a super delicious pile of mush. We got the Sarah’s joy donut, which was chocolate and coconut. Pretty much like an mounds bar, but on a donut. The donut was also stuffed with coconut cream. Ummm YES. We ended up taking it to go because we were full at the time. We wanted to snack on it later though, so I guess that is why it looks like a pile of mush.

lA much prettier picture of the Sarah’s Joy donut. This is obviously not my picture because it is beautiful. All of my pictures look like a huge pile of junk. You can drool though and enjoy.

Have an awesome day and I’ll probably be on hiatus for a couple of days while I’m in Miami. Pretty much all I’ll be doing is dancing, raging, and sleeping. No time for blogging.

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What I Ate Wednesday: Trailer Edition

Hey ya’ll! It is that time of the week again for another What I Ate Wednesday. I swear time is flying by this October, not that I’m complaining because I have a lot of exciting things going on. Tonight I’m going to another concert, and I’m sooo pumped. I’ll talk about that tomorrow, and now I’ll just focus on Jenn’s epic weekly holiday of WIAW! This week I am doing trailer edition, especially because it was Austin City Limits and food trailers are a huge thing in the lovely city of Austin.

Introducing Capital City Bakery. Probably the greatest new discovery of my foodie adventures in Austin. Everything is vegan, not that it really matters to me, but everything at this trailer is freaking delicious. Located on MLK dr, which is quite convenient since I go to UT volleyball games every week. What a coincidence? Guess I’ll just have to spoil myself with a cupcake or brownie for the games. I’m not complaining.

Every Saturday is cinnamon roll Saturday. I thought since it was my birthday weekend, why not try it out? My mom ended up picking up some sweet treats since she was already over there for some tennis thing. Anyways, since it is the month of October, Capital City Bakery is doing pumpkin cinnamon rolls. If you live in Austin GO GET THESE immediately. They are so amazing, especially after you microwave for 35 seconds. The icing melts down the cinnamon roll and the inside is mushy goodness. She also ended up getting a brownie. Best brownie I have ever had in my life. So good that my mother is making me go get one today before the game tonight. I will definitely be frequenting this trailer often.

On Saturday, my best friend and I went to go explore some trailers in South Austin on South Congress. Little did we know that it was going to downpour on us. Oh well. We still ended up getting some good food. Our first stop was Crepes Mille. Another amazing find. This place is delicious. They have sweet crepes and savory crepes.

This picture pretty much is self explanatory. AMAZE-BALLS. I ordered a savory crepe. The tofu curry. Yes for having vegetarian options. I was really tempted to eat one of the meat ones though because they looked so good. I restrained myself though, and I’m glad because the spices were perfect in this dish. Also the tofu was chopped finely, so it was easy to eat inside the crepe. It also came with tons of carrots, which obviously I’m a big fan of. Even if you aren’t a vegetarian, I recommend ordering this if you ever stop by the trailer.

My best friend ordered a sausage and brie crepe. Oh god it looked so good. The brie was melted good inside the crepe, the sausage was chopped finely, and it has a sweet spicy sauce with it. She said it was really delicious. I was sort of jealous, but thankfully mine was just as good otherwise I would have been sad. You can’t go wrong with Crepes Mille. Next time I plan on getting a dessert crepe.

Oh the story of Coat and Thai. One minute we are ordering our food, and sitting down on the benches to wait for our number to be called. The next second a torrential downpour is occuring, and my perfect outfit (white tank top, black maxi skirt, and rainbow urban outfitters scarf) has become soaking wet. Success. We just sat there through the storm. Dedication to eat some good food.

We ordered the pineapple fried rice with tofu. Thanks to my bestie for being so understanding about my vegetarian needs because I know tofu isn’t her first choice when adding protein to a meal. It was so delicious. Definitely worth sitting through the rain for. I am a sucker for Thai food, so this was the perfect end to a day full of delicious eats. I’m in love. I’m actually in love with food trailers in Austin. If anyone ever wants to adventure with me in Austin, just message me, or if you need advice about where to eat in Austin I am so your girl!

We ended the day following a double rainbow on the way to the nail salon. It was a good day.
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