Austin is scattered with food trucks and truck parks in almost every corner. From Discada’s one-of-a-kind tacos to Dee Dee‘s mouth-watering sticky mango rice, these trucks serve almost every cuisine imaginable. But did you know dessert is covered, too? We’ve combed the city to come up with this list of five food trucks where dessert steals the show!
“Here comes the heat. How will I cope?” In Austin, these are daily thoughts during the onset of summertime. In my case, the question is often followed by: “I need a sweet scoop of chocolate chip ice cream.” And/or: “Okay, Google, where’s the nearest snow cone?” And/or: “Just put me in an ice bath already.”
Well, thank ye sweet festival heaven for a most elegant solution: Austin Ice Cream Festival. This coming June 23, 2018, food trucks, ice cream trucks, musicians, dogs, and humans big and small will converge for the twelfth year of one of The Today Show’s “Top Festivals in the Country.” [Read more…]
Lick Honest Ice Creams is known for scratch-made ice cream and use of local ingredients. The change in season calls for a change in seasonal flavors. The fall 2017 lineup has finally arrived!
Lick is happy to let you try any and all of the flavors before making the difficult decision of which scoop to choose. Here is a preview of the fall flavors that were just released. They’re only available for a limited time, so don’t miss out. Lick Honest Ice Creams now has three locations in its hometown of Austin: South Lamar, Burnet, and Mueller. [Read more…]
When Austin reaches triple-digit temperatures, nothing makes me smile like tropical frozen treats.
Here are five of my favorites in town, all delectable and thoroughly “researched.” These inspired, frosty creations are difficult to beat when it comes to bringing down the heat. [Read more…]
Austin is revered as one of the booziest American cities, hosting hundreds of bars to satisfy parched residents and tourists on steamy evenings during the summer months. In terms of other refreshing treats, Austin is also well-known for ice cream, snow cones, gelato and sorbet through establishments like Lick Honest Ice Creams and Dolce Neve.
Laura Aidan decided to combine both delights into an ice cream parlor and cocktail bar establishment called Prohibition Creamery. Opening on East 7th Street in mid-July 2016, Prohibition Creamery has already gathered an influx of fans due to its handcrafted, all-natural ingredients blended smoothly with wine and liquors such as bourbon and tequila. [Read more…]
Amy’s Ice Creams may have ruled small town Austin. But since its opening in 2011, Lick Honest Ice Creams has won the hearts–and bellies–of many. This local icon-in-the-making has two Austin locations and one San Antonio location, with a third Austin location opening in the Mueller division next year. And there’s no sign of Lick slowing down.
A faithful fan myself, I took a moment to chat with co-owner Anthony Sobotik about his company’s recent growth and the inspiration behind Lick Honest Ice Creams. [Read more…]
When I found out I was allergic to dairy, I was devastated. No more lattes, no more caprese salads and–worst of all–no more ice cream.
Until I found NadaMoo! I don’t dare tell people it’s vegan ice cream because there is still a stigma that vegan = no flavor. But this organic, dairy-free, coconut based frozen dessert is far from that stereotype. It’s amazing! And best of all, it’s local to Austin.
I sat down with Daniel Nicholson of NadaMoo! to get the inside scoop (pun intended) and give you a look behind the coconut curtain. [Read more…]
Guest article by Chin Lin Pan
Editor’s Note: Moojo closed on the Drag in January 2019. As of this note, it will continue as an ice cream catering company.
Texas is notorious for its summer heat and no one likes to endure the upper 90 to 100 degree weather. But fortunately, in the heart of town–just across the street from The University of Texas at Austin–is a shop that sells not only refreshing ice cream sandwiches, but moments of joy. I’m talking about the newest addition to the Drag: Moojo.
Moojo opened its doors last month and gave away around 1,200 free ice cream sandwiches. [Read more…]
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Today’s temperature is projected to reach 101 degrees. When we get there, it’ll make today our 14th day of triple-digit temperatures this year.
So where would we be without Austin’s cool treats? Probably running around like melting zombies. [Read more…]
Coolhaus is taking Austin by storm! This is one of those Austin food trucks that you really need to check out. The heat is upon us and, short of hopping into the cool waters of Barton Springs, there are few better ways to cool down than with Coolhaus Austin!
With 4.5 stars on over 61 reviews on Yelp, why not check this place out and be entered to win tickets to one of Austin’s great festivals?
This is not a normally scheduled blog post for the Austinot, but we didn’t want our readers to miss out on a chance to win free tickets to the Austin Food & Wine Festival!
Our friends at Coolhaus Austin are giving away tickets and all you have to do is TASTE & TWEET. But you have to [Read more…]