I was at Preston Market the other day (hello vegan donuts!) and, by some amazing coincidence, I was really hungry. I was thinking about what to eat when I looked up and saw this:
A food truck! A Mexican food truck! I am yet to try one of the food trucks around Melbourne. Can you believe it? I had fifteen minutes to myself to do a quick bit of shopping. I used ten of those fifteen minutes to buy something from Cornutopia.
I asked if there were vegan options and was told that certainly, I could have things made vegan. I needed something I could eat while walking so I opted for a vegan burrito. It was filled with corn, beans, lettuce, a lovely rice with a lemon or lime tang and homemade chipotle sauce. It would have been nice to sit at the chairs and tables provided but I had to get back to the family waiting in the car. So here’s a messy action photo:
I managed to eat half and left the rest for later in the day as it was very filling. It cost $10 which I think is the same price as the meat tacos. I was kinda hoping the non-meat taco would be cheaper. It was delicious but I do feel $10 was a bit too much. That may make me sound stingy but… you know. It’s just that I can put this together myself, with home made tortillas, for much less. Still, it was something nice to try in that “I’m gonna pop some food, I got 20 dollars in my pockeeeet” child free fifteen minutes of quiet way, before the “where are the donuts I want a donut where’s my donut HIS DONUT IS BIGGER THAN MINE I WANT A BIGGER ONE THAN HE HAS” onslaught.
Cornutopia rocks up to the Preston Market but check their facebook and twitter pages for updates on their location. http://www.cornutopia.com.au