Adonai and Anubis Avalos are brothers who share passions for music and healthy food. Both Adonai and Anubis adhere to a vegan diet and, after having difficulty finding affordable and flavorful meatless food options, they decided to open a food truck, Chile de Árbol. Their food truck offers a variety of vegan options, including tacos, burgers, and Indian-inspired bowls. Adonai and Anubis currently operate their food truck at a food truck park in Brownsville, and seek to expand their business by bringing their tasty food options to South Padre Island. Unfortunately, the City of South Padre Island’s anti-competitive vending laws make it very difficult for the Avalos brothers to realize their goals.
Economic Liberty | Vending
South Padre Island caps the number of food trucks in town at 12 and requires that all food trucks have a restaurant owner’s sign off on their permit applications. The Texas Constitution prevents the government…