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The Best Tacos Waltz Across Texas

tortillaby Steven Doyle

When it comes to Texans we love our tacos, and in recent years that facination has spread throughout the country like bacon on a band wagon.

We searched all of Texas for the very best in various styles including breakfast tacos, those perennial crunchy tacos, street tacos and even the elusive puffy taco. We encourage you to try these tacos, and offer your favorites. Tacos are not just for Tuesday, celebrate these icons daily. Continue reading


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Eat This Peter Barerra: Chico’s Tacos

Chico's Tacosby Steven Doyle

The dish of the day was brought on by local comedian and all around good guy, Peter Barerra. Barerra will be appearing at the El Paso Comic Strip Wednesday through Sunday, and posted the good news on Facebook along with a side note that he would be avoiding Chico’s Tacos. He even went  on to issue a “yuck” to top off his disdain for the El Paso taco chain.

OK, I get that these tacos are not the superb street tacos found just across the border in El Paso, but they are a long time tradition.  I spent plenty of time in my youth in El Paso, bouncing across the Río Bravo del Norte into Juárez nearly every night for cheap beer and a floor show. But late at night I would always make a pass through Chico’s Tacos. They are legend in this border city, but possibly best taken in at 3am.     Continue reading


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