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Houston, Texas & beyond

June 20, 2019

Warning: you're going to be experiencing some intense taco envy before the end of this post. Taqueria Puro Jalisco is located on South Richey in Pasadena, Texas. As my loyal readers may already be aware, this isn't my first venture into Pasadena for some delic...

June 13, 2019

Located a block away from Highway 225 and Allen Genoa, Taqueria Govea shares a parking lot with a neighborhood bar. The parking lot has plenty of parking for drivers looking to grab a quick bite to eat. Having passed this truck many times driving down Allen Genoa, it w...

June 6, 2019

Whether you're leaving town or on your way in, Tostada Regia on Park Place Boulevard is an ideal spot to get your Mexican Food fix. Located right outside the 610 loop in Houston's Southeast Side, Tostada Regia is serving delicious authentic northern Mexican sty...

May 9, 2019

Taqueria El Rojo Loco is located right off of 59 North and Collingsworth in Houston's North Side. They are a small but very busy taqueria serving up Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites. Find out more about what we ate!

April 25, 2019

Cash only places are my favorite because they usually promise to be worth the hassle of stopping by a Wells Fargo ATM. That's right folks, Restaurante Monte Cristo in Houston's Second Ward is cash only! Unlike many places in the encroaching "East Downtown...

April 18, 2019

This week's Taqueria Thursday post is a special edition of Taco Truck Chronicles! Find out why El Taconazo is the perfect drive-in-and-eat-off-the-trunk-of-your-car spot!

April 11, 2019

Believe it or not, chips and salsa is a Tex-Mex tradition. Though salsa has its roots in ancient mesoamerica, its current incarnation as a dip took years of agricultural and cultural evolution. With that being said, do not expect to be served chips and salsa at Taqueri...

April 4, 2019

If you're looking for a quiet restaurant with a huge menu to choose from, then visit Doña Chela's during the week and you'll be pleasantly satisfied.

March 28, 2019

Upon entering, visitors are welcomed by the warmth of the panaderia and the swirling smells of sweet bread and savory meats. If you're lucky, the special of the day will be costillas en salsa verde. Normally, the costillas are served in salsa roja, but on rare occa...

March 22, 2019

As you approach the steam table at Taqueria Buey y Vaca, the piles of chicharrones, carnitas, nopales, tripas, and barbacoa beckon you. There are fried tacos sitting behind the glass held together with toothpicks and their contents are varied, but if you're looking...

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