When most people think of Austin food, they think of barbecue and Tex-Mex, but Austin is also becoming known for its food trailers. Several new ones have opened up in the past year, offering everything from upscale fare using local ingredients, sushi and Cuban sandwiches to Asian fusion, Indian and even disgusting sounding full-meal donuts that are supposedly delicious. And of course there are taco and barbecue trailers too.
Today my mom, sister Jo, brother-in-law Gabe and I sampled La Boîte. Not technically a trailer but a shipping container, this café offers pastries, coffee and sandwiches, using local ingredients when possible. I had been reluctant to try it since a place that bills itself as “true euro” is bound to turn me off. Continue reading “Austin Trailer Report: La Boîte”