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Fuel City Mesquite is Now Open

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Fuel City, the popular Dallas travel center is now open in Mesquite. With seventeen acres and 75 employees, Fuel City aka “The Ranch in Mesquite” is more than twice the size of the original Dallas location.

Open 24/7, Fuel City Mesquite amenities include the popular homemade tacos, submarine sandwiches, elotes, The Original Fried Pie Shop, clean bathrooms, twenty four gas fuel positions, eight truck fuel positions, sodas, ice cold beer and fresh brewed iced tea. Indoor seating and a wrap around outdoor patio provide ample space for diners.  Continue reading

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Fuel City Opening In Mesquite

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Fuel City will soon add a third location of the popular travel center aka “The Ranch in downtown Dallas” to Mesquite. With seventeen acres, Fuel City Mesquite is more than twice the size of the original Dallas location. It is scheduled to open Summer of 2015.

Fuel City Mesquite will be open 24/7 and the amenities are to include Fuel City’s famous homemade tacos, The Original Fried Pie Shop, twenty four gas fueling positions, eight truck diesel fueling positions, large bathrooms, and more.   Continue reading

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Fuel City Expands Service

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After months of renovations, Fuel City Tacos has emerged with double the kitchen space, now serving the popular tacos from four windows.  Fuel City aka “The Ranch in downtown Dallas” has award-winning tacos and is open twenty four hours a day, seven days a week.

Featuring tacos al pastor, picadillo, barbacoa, chicken/beef fajita as well as a selection of breakfast tacos served between 5-10am, all Fuel City Tacos are $1.40 and are served with diced onions, lime, cilantro, jalapeno and hot sauce.    Continue reading

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The Dallas Elotes Primer

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Elotes is a devilish cup of corn that can quite possibly send you into cardiac arrest. It is definitely a guilty pleasure, and one that can be found at some local taquerias and Mexican grocers around the Dallas area. If you haven’t tried this dish we will show you how it is made and tell you where to find a decent version.

We made a stop to visit the elotes man at Taqueria El Si Hay which is located at 601 W Davis in Oak Cliff. The man is furious when it comes to making a quick cup for the low price of $2.50. At times his line will stretch across the gravel parking lot, with many families ordering up to a dozen at a time. The key to this elotes cup is patience. Our man is nothing but methodical; an artist if you will. Continue reading

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Fuel City Is Celebrating With Dollar Tacos

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Fuel City is celebrating their alliance and rebranding to the Gulf brand of fuel and is offering buck tacos until midnight tonight — today only. We did a full story on the history of Fuel City and its owner John Benda last September and it makes a pretty good read for those interested in a slice of Dallas history. Check that story out and then go grab some pretty damned good tacos for a dollar.

 

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