In Wednesday's Living section (Sept. 15), you'll find a story that L.D. has touched on before on this blog — gourmet food trucks!! While she focused her blog several months ago on what Austin, Texas has to offer, we searched and found two really good trucks — Jessie Pena's Tacoholics and The Drifter run by Ian Atkins and Reid Hanson.
Peña travels in his remodeled 1987 postal truck selling all sorts of tacos, including the South Texan (grilled steak with queso fresco and caramelized onions), Korean barbecue and Vietnamese pork. He also has this awesome special Asian quesadilla with asadero cheese, spice pork, chicken or beef and topped with a Asian coleslaw with some crema on top.
Atkins and Hanson travel in a 1946 Spartan Manor travel trailer carrying an assortment of hot sandwiches with a gourmet twist including pulled pork, French dip and a banh mi sandwich — a Vietnamese sandwich. It’s a marinated steak on a soft roll with cucumbers, carrots, cilantro and jalapeños in a special sauce.
You can find these guys by following them on Twitter or Facebook.