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Meet The Taco Hunter

by Alex Perez

I can remember growing up as a child and watching my grandma stuff shredded beef and pork into a delightful and delicious hand-made and fresh corn tortilla.  A very fond memory into what has become quite the popular food item for many these days – the taco.  As for me, looking for the quintessential taco these days has become a challenge.  I grew up loving tacos.  Being that I was raised eating Mexican food, I held very high standards when it came to tacos.  My grandma always used the word ‘Sazon’ when it came to her preparation of tacos.  People always complimented her tacos and always said it was her ‘Sazon’ that made her tacos so delicious. Continue reading

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Alex Perez Speaks Out About the Spicy Chili Donut Contest at Hypnotic

by Alex Perez

I get asked all the time, “Alex, why do you do the crazy things you do like food competitions?”  I tell them that besides enjoying pain and suffering, I actually enjoy chowing down the food.  That brings me to this past Saturday’s event held at Hypnotic Donuts in East Dallas – The Spicy Chile Donut Eating Contest.  I normally cancel everything to commit and do as many food competitions as possible but due to the conflicting dates of a pre-existing event, I was not going to attend the donut challenge.  So I thought.  I must admit that I was a tad saddened about not being able to compete in the Spicy Donut competition, but that all changed Friday morning.

I received news Friday from a friend that we were in fact not going on our planned trip and quickly made the decision to email Hypnotic Donuts to sign up for the challenge.  The owner of Hypnotic, James, responded quickly and confirmed I had a spot in the competition. It was on.          Continue reading

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