Monthly Archives: April 2011

The State of Desebrada in Austin Texas Part One: El Taquito

With a slow wave of his shaggy, buffalo shaped head my friend Antonio speaks on desebrada: “Listen brah, us Mexicans got all kinds of names for stuff we all grew up eating on. Desebrada ain’t nothing but Mexican pot roast. … Continue reading

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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas Part 7: El Taco Rico

Montopolis is one of my favorite  neighborhoods in Austin. It’s a little down at the heels, which to me is part of it’s charm. Established in the mid 1800’s it was snatched like a jewel by the city of Austin … Continue reading

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Jim’s Krispy Fried Chicken In Mexia Texas: Nikki Hart Superstar

I’m gobsmacked as we roll into Mexia, Texas on US Hwy 84. We’re not a block from Jim’s Krispy Fried Chicken when I spot Anna Nicole Smith walking down the side of the road. A cloud of cotton candy hair … Continue reading

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