Exploring Austin's Food Truck Culture
Austin, the capital city of Texas, is known worldwide for its music, its attitude and the proud weirdness exhibited by its residents. It is also known for the colorful and diverse food culture. Restaurants of all varieties blanket streets and when the weather is nice it seems as if everyone in the city has found their way to one of the sidewalk cafes or coffee shops around town. For those seeking a little more intrigue in their dining experience however, Austin has another little offering, trailer parks of food trucks disbursed all throughout the city. There are currently in excess of 1200 food trucks dotting the Austin cityscape, some in bunches and some standing solo, each contributing a unique and tasty piece to the Austin food culture pie.