A new food truck focused on Icelandic dairy product called skyr, Tiny Iceland, is coming soon to Austin. The truck will likely open in the beginning of September at a food truck park in South Austin, although exactly which one remains to be seen.
The truck will serve a variety of dishes made with skyr, which is a thick, low-fat, high-protein form of yogurt that is traditionally Icelandic. The menu will include smoothies, a fruit platter, pancakes, sandwiches, and plain skyr.
The founder of the truck, Rosa Amelia Arnadottir, is Icelandic and has been working in restaurants in her home country since the age of 17, including owning restaurants with her family. Given the recent tourism boom to Iceland, she wanted to make a common Icelandic product available in Austin and impart some of her culture.
Arnadottir is raising money for Tiny Iceland through a GoFundMe. The money will be used to buy and fund the first two food trucks, with the second one to be found further north. She also wants to eventually expand to other cities and states, starting with Florida.