Cajun truck moving
The Cajun food truck Da Boot Poboys moved to South Austin this week. From September 1st, it will be parked at Radio Coffee & Beer at 4204 Menchaca Road. Owner and chef Keisha Washington’s truck is known for po ‘boys with shrimp, lobster, soft-shell crab, oysters and much more. as well as gumbo; Turkey necks; Chicken wing; and breakfast dishes with semolina and eggs; amongst other things. It connects the Thai truck Dee Dee and the taco truck Veracruz All Natural. The radio is open for take-away and take-away meals. The boat was previously at 2207 East Cesar Chavez Street.
Turn the Convention Center’s expansion funds into small business loans
Three people from the Austin service industry and members of the local Good Works Austin nonprofit – L’Oca d’Oro Italian restaurant, co-owner and manager Adam Orman, Mike Lavigne hotel business – asked the city of Austin to raise funds for the Austin Convention expansion Center to use as loans and grants to help small businesses amid the pandemic. “Hundreds of Austin businesses can be saved with little impact on future expansion plans,” as they wrote in their comment in the Austin Business Journal. “What good is an expanded convention center without restaurants and venues in Austin?”
Valentina’s Tex Mex BBQs youngest pitmaster
Austin Monthly spoke to Valentina Tex Mex BBQ’s youngest pitmaster, 20-year-old Eliana Gutierrez. She started working on the food truck in 2017 and worked her way up from food runner to team manager while being pitted. Pitmaster and owner Miguel Vidal started training them themselves this year, from slaughtering to trays. There are plans for her to appear at other grill restaurants around the country at some point, including the hometown of Bar-Q-Que in New York.
New vegan burgers
There’s a new vegan burger truck courtesy of Vegan Nom: Nom Burgers will be open from August 22nd at the Vegan Food Truck Court at 2324 East Cesar Chavez. Impossible burger patties with vegan cheese, lettuce, tomatoes and his house sauce are on deck. Sides include french fries, vegan queso, and fried cucumber chips. There is also a breakfast sandwich with a vegan sausage patty and an egg.
Cookies for teacher fundraisers
Teddy V. Patisserie cookie shop is raising funds to give 1,000 teachers free cookies this month. Owner Elisia Velasquez is soliciting $ 3 donation through the website as part of the Cookies for Teachers initiative and intends to deliver the cookies on Wednesday 9th September. Previously, the company offered HEB employees a similar cookie gift in April.
New casual Mediterranean restaurant in San Antonio
San Antonio Brewery and Restaurant Southerleigh Brewing Co. are transforming the upcoming casual fried chicken and biscuit eatery into a more general casual Mediterranean eatery. Located at 5822 Worth Parkway, Suite # 111 in the Rim Settlement in the northwest of the city, Haute South will begin serving takeaway and takeaway (with roadside option) sometime in September. The menu also features roast chicken, a full oyster bar, seafood platter, beer, cocktails, and wine.