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Food at SXSW that someone here should add to their menu.

Joebob Mar 19, 2013 09:41 PM

My daughter, an Austin, TX resident, sent me an article on SXSW from a spin writer, who wrote that the best food truck food she had was from CHI'LANTRO KOREAN BBQ which was described as (paraphrased, of course) 'Caramelized kimchi, a pile of sizzling Korean BBQ, chopped grilled onions, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, cilantro, "magic sauce", sriracha, and sesame seed, all on top of a mound of crispy French fries.' That could be done here. Tell your food-truck-owning friends!

  1. Veggo Mar 22, 2013 06:25 PM

    Keep Austin weird. That's the mantra.

    1. indelibledotink Mar 22, 2013 12:03 AM

      ...seems like a strange combination i probably wouldn't mess with. kal bi or bulgogi with cheese? sesame seeds and magic sauce? cilantro and fries? fusion can be wonderful, but sometimes questionable. edit - cilantro and fries is doable. but no peach tortillas.

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      1. re: indelibledotink
        Joebob Mar 22, 2013 06:18 PM

        My daughter says Peached Tortilla is good.

        1. re: Joebob
          indelibledotink Mar 22, 2013 08:07 PM

          is that fruit in a tortilla or a fruit-flavored tortilla?

          1. re: indelibledotink
            kathryn Mar 22, 2013 08:42 PM


            1. re: kathryn
              roro808 Mar 22, 2013 08:51 PM

              Interesting menu concept :)

              1. re: kathryn
                indelibledotink Mar 22, 2013 09:08 PM

                wow, that sounds great!

            2. re: Joebob
              KaimukiMan Mar 23, 2013 02:00 PM

              maybe in hawaii it could be the Mangoed Tortilla

          2. KaimukiMan Mar 20, 2013 11:43 PM

            there was a 'trailer' for a while near Beretania and McCully that was supposed to have kal-bi tacos with kim chee, etc. Haven't noticed it lately, and never made it over there when it was there, couldn't figure out where to park.

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            1. re: KaimukiMan
              killersmile Mar 21, 2013 11:41 AM

              That place disappeared awhile ago. The guy who used to run it set up that new food truck lot on kapahulu. You can read about it here. http://www.nonstophonolulu.com/eating...

              1. re: killersmile
                KaimukiMan Mar 21, 2013 12:06 PM

                thanks Killer

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              kathryn Mar 20, 2013 10:49 AM

              Heh. Chi'lantro Korean BBQ is a copy of the famous Kogi truck in LA, Korean/Mexican fusion out of California that is popping up in most major cities. I've eaten at Chi'lantro, it's pretty good, but I preferred Peached Tortilla in Austin more for my Asian/Mexican fusion.

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              1. re: kathryn
                Joebob Mar 20, 2013 05:10 PM

                Thank you for the information. I'll ask Tanya about Peached Tortilla.

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                roro808 Mar 19, 2013 09:49 PM

                OMG 2x !!

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