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A Trompo Taco with Benefits

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There are times when I feel this national taco obsession might be a bit out of control. It is just then that happenstance smacks me in the grill with a killer version of the street meat. This was the case yesterday as I meandered down Harry Hines.

There is actually no excuse to be on Harry Hines unless you are looking for a good price on a dozen cheap sunglasses, a used tire on the DL, or trying to make your way from north to south very quickly. Or if you are in need of a taco. The latter was the case yesterday and I found a nice one at this bizarre gas station that is really just a front for a lavenderia.   Continue reading

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Gordita is the New Black

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I am stepping out on a culinary limb today and pronouncing the end to all things taco.

Well, not really. The taco is a delicious canvass for enjoying various meats and vegetables, and I think it has had a pretty good run, especially in these parts for the past several years.  Continue reading

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Austin City Taco Now in FW

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Austin City Taco Co., an Austin-inspired taqueria located at 517 University Drive in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District and bustling West 7th Street, is officially open to the public. With renowned chef Juan Rodriguez as culinary director and menu creator, the 2,489-square-foot Austin City Taco Co. brings a down-to-earth Austin-vibe to Fort Worth with a focus on quality and simplicity. Continue reading

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Velvet Taco Opens at Legacy Hall

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Velvet Taco, the edgy, Dallas-based, counter-service restaurant known for tacos inspired by unexpected flavors, is opening its 10th location at Legacy Hall later this spring. Legacy Hall is a European-style food hall with more than 20 restaurant partners located at 7800 Windrose Ave. in Legacy West, Plano’s popular mixed-use development.

Velvet Taco offers a thoughtfully created, chef-driven menu with scratch-made everything, including slow roasted marinated brisket, dry-rubbed pulled pork, tomato chutney prepared with fresh grilled vegetables, all sauces and more. The globally inspired cuisine that just happens to be in a tortilla is innovative and imaginative, yet still approachable while pushing the envelope. Continue reading

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Eat Me: Mia’s Tex Mex Brisket Tacos

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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

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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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