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Six Hot New Food Trucks to Check Out This Fall

Fall is the perfect time to check out the latest developments in Austin's ever-evolving food truck scene, including a brunch truck, churros, and two different options for pulled pork.

Chico & The Fox
Chico & The Fox
Chico & The Fox/Facebook

A number of promising food trucks braved the heat to open in Austin this summer. Now that the weather's cooling off, there's no excuse not to check them out. Read on for the latest Austin food truck heat.

1) Red Star Southern

The Scoop: Former Congress pastry chef Erica Waksmunski returns to her roots with fried chicken, pulled pork and greens. The trailer features its very own chef's table and life coaching services from mascot Ol' Shitter Jim.

Where to Find It: The trailer is parked outside of The Grackle at 1700 E. 6th. Here's their website.

Chico & The Fox

2) Chico And The Fox

The Scoop: The folks at Austin Food Trailers are pumped about this new trailer serving up 12 hour pulled pork. The truck's slogan is, "Making Our Moms Proud, Finally, Since 2014."

Where to Find It: They're currently parked at the Genie Car Wash at 1311 S. Lamar. Hours are 11 a.m . - 7 p.m. Monday - Saturday

3) Smokey Denmark

The Scoop: The East Austin sausage maker has launched a barbecue truck outside their space on East 5th. In addition to their sausages, they offer brisket, pulled pork, and a number of sides. The full menu is on their website.

Where to Find it: 3505 East 5th Street. Hours are Monday-Friday 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. They've also popped up at UT football games.

East Side King @ Cheer Up Charlies

4) East Side King at Cheer Up Charlies

The Scoop: ESK does hot dogs and pho' boys (get it?) at Cheer Up's new Red River location.

Where to Find Them: 900 Red River Street, 5 p.m. - 1:45 a.m. seven days a week.

Churro Co.

5) Churro Co.

The Scoop: Freshly made churros both traditional and quirky are available from this new truck on East 7th.

Where to Find Them: They're one of several new-ish residents of the East 7th Eats trailer park at 7th and Navasota. Other tenants include Brisket Boys Barbecue, OMG Cheesecakery, and Aunt Fanny's Burgers.

6) Brunch Haus

The Scoop: Austin loves brunch. Austin loves food trailers. This new truck just opened on September 19 to combine the two.

Where to Find Them: The trailer court at 415 Jessie St. According to Facebook, opening hours are 11 a.m - 2 p.m. for lunch and 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. for dinner.

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