Austin360Eats: Hitting two new Brazilian, Venezuelan food trucks

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Think there’s not enough Latin food in Austin?

That’s slowly starting to change, thanks to a number of food trucks specializing in the cuisines of South and Central America. Over the past week, I found out about two new ones.

Great Brazilian street food at @botecoatx. Oh man, those yuca fries. #coxinha #feijoada #yuca #austin360eats

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The first is Boteco, a Brazilian street food truck at 1403 E. Seventh St. that has captured the affection of Mike Galante, (@mikegalante on Instagram), who raves about the yuca fries, not to mention the feijoada (black bean stew with pork) and coxinha (fried chicken balls similar to a croquette). You can follow the truck on Instagram @botecoatx.

In South Austin, a brightly colored truck called Four Brothers (@fourbrothersatx) recently opened at 2201 S. First St. serving Venezuelan food that Lauren Jones (@laurentiff11) posted about over the weekend. She had chicken patacones, which is a plantain sandwich with avocado sauce, chicken, tomatoes and semiduro cheese, as well as Four Brothers’ signature arepas.

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