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.
2) Chico And The Fox
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.
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.
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.