Food! Food! Food! Fest

Eat. eat.

Boomerang's: The folks who brought flaky, handheld Australian meat and vegetable pies to Austin will be serving their Thai chicken pie, their "Boot­leg­ger" steak and cheese pie, and for vegetarians, their spinach and mushroom veggie pie.

Ruby's B-B-Q: Critically acclaimed Ruby's B-B-Q will be serving all-natural Texas chopped brisket sandwiches, chicken jambalaya, vegetarian jambalaya, and vegetarian red beans and rice.

Snowie: In addition to serving shaved ice snow cones in a variety of flavors, Snowie will branch out into the two other carnival food groups: funnel cakes and nachos.

The Best Wurst: Already accustomed to working out of a 4-by-5 kiosk Downtown, the Best Wurst will be making bratwurst sandwiches, served with your choice of grilled onions and peppers, sauerkraut, German mustard, and curried ketchup.

The Woodland: This South Austin comfort-food mecca will be selling pulled pork sliders, made from slow-roasted pork stewed in Asian red pepper sauce, served on brioche.

Starlite: Known for its excellent, fresh cuisine and skilled kitchen, Starlite will be doing chicken hot wings, served with a baby blue cheese dressing and celery salad.

Cornucopia: This stand will be dishing up five flavors of its gourmet flavored popcorn: caramel apple, dill pickle, cinnamon toast, green corn (a vegan recipe with spirulina), and kettle corn.

The Parlor: Pizza is always a crowd pleaser, and the Parlor will be serving a variety of meat, cheese, vegetarian, and vegan pizza slices.

Daily Juice: Well-known for its healthful blended drinks and juices, Daily Juice will be serving smoothies and yerba mate.

The McGovern Sisters: These acclaimed local bakers will be providing vegan desserts: cookies, muffins, and brownies sure to please carnivores and vegetarians alike.

There will also be six bars operating at the event serving beer, rum, scotch, vodka, tequila, and nonalcoholic drinks.

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