Monthly Archives: June 2011

The State Of Desebrada In Austin Texas Part Six: Papalote Taco House

There will not be a scrawny guy with neck tattoos making your tacos for you at Papalote Taco House. Although that business model has been zealously  embraced across Austin at such venues as Torchy’s Tacos and Taco Deli, it’s not … Continue reading

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The State Of Desebrada In Austin Texas Part Five: Mi Ranchito

I’ve gotten some cold stares since I started this series. As I make my way around Austin I’ve taken to stopping at a lot of taco carts that I’ve never sampled. I ignore the posted menu and get down to … Continue reading

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Politics And Smoked Brisket: Wilhite’s Barbecue In Creedmoor Texas

The mayor of Creedmoor Texas (pop. 300) is putting out some very good barbecue at the little joint his daddy started way back in 1962. I call to inquire as to operating hours “10:30 am to 4 pm, get on … Continue reading

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The State of Desebrada In Austin Texas Part Four: Cafe Del Sol

Austin still has a nook and cranny or two that I haven’t completely plumbed out though they are few and far between. I’ve traversed the length and breadth of the city on my motorbike so many times that when I … Continue reading

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