Tag Archives: Mexican

Texas Daily Photo: Taco Joint On San Jacinto Across From University Texas

After 2 plus weeks on the road in parts of the world where eating Tex Mex is plainly a bad idea (the Balkans, Asia, northern Europe) I needed a fix in the worst possible way. With 300+ options in front … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: El Primo. Once Over Coffee Bar’s Adjunct Kitchen

Truth be told El Primo was pretty lousy when it first opened. As is my custom when a new cart appears in Austin I hit it good and hard for awhile to get the lay of the land, figure out … Continue reading

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Texas Daily Photo: Josie’s Burritos #4 In Lubbock Texas

High dollar Mexican food in Lubbock, Texas? Yes. Josie’s Burritos is a legendary Mexican joint out on the western plains of the great state. It’s been around forever and has always been known as a good 24/7 source for big, … 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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Only The Best: Top Five Austin Texas Food Carts For SXSW Visitors

As we all know Austin is about to be swarmed with tourists in town for SXSW. A lot of these friendly out of towners are going to need sustenance to maintain their decadent lifestyle of wine, food and song. This … 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 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 Carne Guisada in Austin Texas Part 3: La Casita

Anderson Lane in North Central Austin is a little down at the heels. Wheeling into a quick mart near La Casita to gather up a Topo Chico for later, shadowy figures just sort of melt into the background over near … Continue reading

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El Naranjo Mobile: Iliana de la Vega’s Oaxacan Kitchen

The overarching theme to Iliana de la Vega’s cuisine is a subtlety that’s not apparent in other Mexican kitchens in Austin, Texas. Walking through the beautiful, shade-drawn streets of the Rainey Street neighborhood, big changes are afoot with new bars and … Continue reading

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