Just thought I'd fire up a thread for those with the fortitude to brave the crowds out there.
On the way to Grackle for the Japanese dayshows we came across a Filipino food truck (http://www.bemorepacifictruck.com/) in the parking lot on the east side of Gypsy Lounge on 6th. We ordered three dishes and came away impressed with two. Recommends to the pancit with chicken (moist, good Filipino spicing - SO is Filipino - and flavorful) and the adobo chicken slider (the bun was of the sweet Hawaiian bread variety and played well with the chicken). We weren't a fan of the bacon fried rice; it was kind of bland and could use a bit of bacon grease and salt in the prep for flavor. These guys don't know where they'll land after the festival, but I hope they hang around the area.
Also, Reggie's, of fried catfish fame, is set up behind Hotel Vegas on east 6th for the next few days, and if you don't mind waiting around for 10-15 while it's in prep (there's music and free beer available), you won't be disappointed. I've been wanting to try this place for several years now, but the sporadic hours always seemed to work against me, so as soon as we saw the barn-red trailer from our vantage on 6th, we ran towards it. Definitely the best fried bottom feeder I've had in Austin.
Anyone else with pointers?