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Eat Me: Mia’s Tex Mex Brisket Tacos

miasby Steven Doyle

Mia Enriquez is one happy gal and she makes what most consider the best brisket tacos in Dallas at her namesake restaurant, Mia’s Tex Mex located on Lemmon Avenue in Dallas. What she also makes is one hell of a great brisket enchilada. When visiting Dallas most tourists make a beeline to Mia’s and join the locals as we sup on amazing Tex-Mex.

Other crave favorites include pinto bean soup, tamales, and beef chile rellenos. The rellenos are particularly delicious and top as some of our very favorite in the Dallas area.  Continue reading

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Tacodeli Warms Our Hearts and Bellies

IMG_0744by Steven Doyle

Tacodeli, the Austin-born taqueria by chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson, opened its second Dallas location in December at The Hill Shopping Center (corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Central Expressway).

The fast-casual neighborhood restaurant is open daily for breakfast and lunch, offering a menu of more than 40 made-from-scratch tacos with fresh ingredients – many of which are organic and locally sourced. Sourcing top-notch ingredients has been at the core of the brand since the beginning. Continue reading

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Tacos of Texas Comes to Dallas Oct 30th

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Based on The Tacos of Texas book, a new documentary series explores the Iconic Tacos of Texas and taco culture through the eyes of the people in the Lone Star State. The new seven-episode digital series premiered on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 with Indie Lens Storycast, a YouTube channel in partnership with PBS Digital Studios. Watch the new Austin episode hereContinue reading

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The Delicious History Of TexMex (And Where To Find It In Dallas)

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From chili and nachos to fajitas and enchiladas, Tex-Mex could be called the ultimate comfort food. Despite its enormous popularity all over the United States, it’s an understatement to say that Tex-Mex has struggled to get respect as a regional cuisine in its own right, rather than a lower-quality, corrupted version of traditional Mexican food. But with deep roots in both Spanish and Native American culture, the history of Tex-Mex cuisine—and the stories behind some of its most famous dishes—is worth another look.

Native Americans lived in the area that is now Texas for thousands of years before the first European settlers arrived in the early 1500s. For more than 300 years after that, Texas (like Mexico) was part of the Spanish colony known as New Spain, and Texas and Mexico remained linked after 1821, when the latter separated itself from Spain. Texas, of course, won its own independence 15 years later, and became part of the United States in 1845. Throughout this complicated history, and in the years since, a number of cultures—and culinary traditions—have been inextricably combined to produce what is known as Tex-Mex cuisine today. Continue reading

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A Walk To El Padrino No 1

pad7.jpgby Steven Doyle

Cruising through my new neighborhood as a fairly recent Oak Cliff resident, I am fascinated with Jefferson Boulevard. From my home in Winnetka Heights I am able to stroll down Jefferson where the tastes and smells are intoxicating.  Continue reading

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Tacos+Tunes at Local Moto Sept 28th

tacosby Steven Doyle

What could be more delicious than Tacos and Tunes? How about both. Tacos and Tunes (T+T) is hosting its its September show at Local Moto + Provisions and will be feature local artists A.J. Legrand, Love & War and Cameron Matthew Ray. Tacos will be provided by El Taco Express.

T+T is a “house show” style concert series. The goal is to remove the barriers between artists and their audience. They provide a space where music lovers can genuinely connect with artists as well as local businesses and creatives who care about the city… all while stuffing their faces with delicious tacos from local taquerias.

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First Look: Taco y Vino in Bishop Arts

IMG_5716.JPGby Steven Doyle  photos by Tim Pham

The concept is surprisingly simple. Tacos and wine as the name suggests, with a few crazy food appetizers mixed in for good measure, Oh, beer. This all from the brilliant minds of Sharon Van Meter and wine expert Jimmy Contreras. We are talking about Taco y Vino the latest hot spot in Bishop Arts. Continue reading

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