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NOLA Bayou Bites: Texas food truck serving New Orleans cuisine

The truck strikes round. But, usually, they’re within the Schertz-Cibolo space.

SCHERTZ, Texas — We all know Mardi Gras occurs as soon as a year. But, one Texas food truck serving New Orleans fashion cuisine is bringing the social gathering year-round with their distinctive, enjoyable meals. We checked out NOLA Bayou Bites on Neighborhood Eats, a KENS 5 unique collection.

The truck strikes round. But, usually, they’re within the Schertz-Cibolo space. They sometimes put up their schedule on their social media page. And they’ve gained a loyal following.

“I always tell people, ‘You should go to New Orleans, if you haven’t. And once you have it there, and come back, we can take care of you,'” mentioned proprietor and operator April Washington.

They serve at occasions throughout city, and their hottest merchandise is The Bayou Bowl.

“It is eight ounces of dirty rice, five to seven ounce catfish fillet, fried or blackened, with about three to four ounces of crawfish etouffee over the top,” mentioned Washington.

And in the event you make it deluxe, they add six bounce shrimp to the bowl.

The grilled cheese sandwiches

And for a bit kick, they make their Boudin Balls.

“It’s got pork and rice with lots of good spices. And it tastes 24 hours to make,” mentioned Washington.

And for one thing a bit sweeter — The Bread Pudding Balls.

“You get cranberry, pineapple and pecan,” mentioned Washington. “You get the moist inside and a crispy crunch on the outside.”

But the dessert that could be a crowd-favorite — The Banana Pudding Supreme.

As for proudly owning this business, it’s exhausting work. But Washington mentioned that the reward is value it. “I love to do it because it makes people happy and it makes me happy and it’s mine. It’s family. It’s our family.”

She mentioned her clients are like household, in addition to her co-workers, like her buddy Pat, who has “been there with me the whole time. It makes me smile. So, every day it’s worth it.”

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