Monthly Archives: December 2010

The State of Carne Guisada in Austin Texas Part 2: Izzoz Tacos

A number of misfires by Izzoz Tacos keeps the South First Street trailer from being a contender in the crowded field of first rate carne guisada purveyors. 1. No homemade tortillas. At least they make a decent enough, reach-into-a- plastic-bag-and-just-sort-of-call-it-a-day, … Continue reading

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The State Of Carne Guisada In Austin Texas Part 1: Taco Cabana

My second visit to Taco Cabana in the last decade proves to be a fruitful one. Hot on the heels of 7 part series’ on Carnitas, Barbacoa and Bean and Cheese Tacos; I’ve been pondering the next in-depth exploration of … Continue reading

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The State Of Bean And Cheese Tacos In Austin Texas Part 7: Taco Mex

On a trip to Chicago to see Young Fresh Fellows when I was a teenager I marveled at the number of storefront Mexican restaurants where you just ordered through a window and then exchanged cash for food through the same … Continue reading

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The State of Bean And Cheese Tacos in Austin Texas Part 6: Olmeca’s

We may quibble all day long about procedurals relevant to the eating of Mexican food in Austin. After all it’s fun breaking down the numerous components that have to be factored in when you’re evaluating the deliciousness of your meal. … Continue reading

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Bar Tonique: Watering Hole Of The Shropshire Slasher

I don’t often bandy about terms like “favorite bar” when it comes to New Orleans. After all, it’s easy to have a dozen favorite bars in a city rife with as many classic as the USA’s only European city . … Continue reading

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