Category Archives: The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas

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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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas Part 6: La Morenita

  THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED DUE TO BRISKET BANDITRY. La Morenita is the kind of little corner taqueria that dots the landscape of Texas by the 1000’s. A small, tidy, family run cafe ready to serve up three squares a … Continue reading

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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas Part 5: Paco’s Tacos

I’m not used to getting rolled by a taco vendor on the East Side of Austin. Yes, it’s business as usual to charge north of $2 for a simple little taco on the west side of the interstate but it … Continue reading

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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos In Austin Texas Part 4: Cuban Sandwich Cafe

Over a decade ago, the tiny room that now houses Cuban Sandwich Cafe held the best soul food restaurant in Austin; Big Earl’s. If the current tenants, the Reyes family can tap into the ju-ju that Big Earls incredible cooking … Continue reading

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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas Part 3: La Monita

Here in Austin, Texas our proximity to Mexico means the occasional call in order to a Mexican restaurant might not  go so well. I phone La Monita to place an order for pickup and my speech is greeted with a … Continue reading

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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas Part 2: Polvos

I nearly collapse when the cashier informs me that my single breakfast taco is going to run me $2.27. I weigh my options. The young-buck worker looks pretty fit so the shuck and run move probably won’t work. I can … Continue reading

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The State of Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Tacos in Austin Texas Part 1: La Canaria

There’s a good 7 people in the taco wagon at La Canaria on this beautiful Sunday morning.; a middle aged lady, a teenage girl, a middle age man and a host of young’uns-all laughing and having a good time in … Continue reading

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