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Curtido: Salsa’s Best Friend

Recipe
April 26, 2021

Curtido: Salsa’s Best Friend

Recipe
April 26, 2021
Salsa’s Best Friend (and taco’s too) Curtido is a taco condiment staple, especially in the Yucatan where it is featured on Cochinita Pibil, Mexico’s answer to low and slow pulled pork. I like it on many tacos, especially the meaty ones likes Carnitas or Campechano(steak and chorizo). And making it could not be more simple.
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Al Pastor Traeger Hack

Recipe
April 19, 2021

Al Pastor Traeger Hack

Recipe
April 19, 2021
The Vitals: the recipe: Al Pastor Traeger Hack the smoker: Traeger Ironwood 885  the time: about an hour the full nelson: too damn fun not to try Lazy Sunday cookouts have been a running theme in my backyard lately. On Sundays, like in this Instagram Reels post, I’ve been hitting up my neighborhood carniceria. Their selection of marinated meats and salsas are damn tasty when I don’t feel like dedicating a weekend for the prep. And it gave me a ...
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Birria de Res Tacos: La Tunita 512 ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 23, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: La Tunita 512 2400 Burleson road Austin TX 78741 the eats: Birria de Res tacos the bucks: $2 a taco, $3 for the consommé with meat, $3 for the queso taco. plan on $10 a person the full nelson: a signature taco trend lands in Austin With a belly full of braised short rib tacos I present to you perhaps the most important taco trend hitting the US: Birria de Res Tacos. If you caught my ...
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One Taco Taqueria ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 10, 2020

One Taco Taqueria ~ Austin TX

Austin
June 10, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: One Taco Taqueria multiple locations in Austin TX the eats: Al Pastor Gringa, Taquiza de Asada, you will want to work your way through the menu the bucks: $3- $3.50 a taco. (plan on 3) the full nelson: late night street tacos served in the middle of the day and “Karen” friendly ambiance We live in a world of Karens. And even if we call them out, they aren’t going to go anywhere. We can help ...
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Ultimate Steak Taco Recipe

Recipe
May 12, 2020

Ultimate Steak Taco Recipe

Recipe
May 12, 2020
Ultimate Steak Taco Recipe If you haven’t seen it yet, head over to Variety.com and watch the Ultimate Steak Taco recipe video here. I was flattered and pumped when they asked me to participate in their Binging Bites series and I can’t think of a better go to recipe to share than this Ultimate Steak Taco recipe. This should be the last Carne Asada, or should I say Khané Asada recipe you will ever need to search for. Let’s hit it.
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Taco Bronco ~ Austin TX

Austin
March 4, 2020

Taco Bronco ~ Austin TX

Austin
March 4, 2020
Austin isn’t exactly a two horse town when it comes to food. Sure, there are plenty of farm to table special occasion meals, some ridiculously good burgers, and some of the best soup dumplings I have ever had but if you came here and just stuck to barbecue and tacos, you would cover a lot of delicious ground. So imagine then what happens if tacos and barbecue get into a tussle? When the dust settles, what emerges is a hand ...
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Carnitas El Momo ~ Los Angeles

Cheap Eats
February 17, 2020

Carnitas El Momo ~ Los Angeles

Cheap Eats
February 17, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Carnitas El Momo 2411 Fairmount St, Los Angeles, CA 90033 the eats: Carnitas tacos the bucks: $2.50 a taco the full nelson: Carnitas so juicy and full of pure porcine flavor that you don’t need salsa . . . When it comes to great tacos, you can reinvent the wheel but you sure don’t have to. Case in point: Carnitas El Momo in the historic Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Masters of simmering pork in ...
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Casita Nicole Antojitos Mexicanos ~ Austin TX

Austin
January 11, 2020
The Vitals: the spot: Casita Nicole Antojitos Mexicanos 9618 Manchaca Road Austin TX (parked at the Texaco) the eats: Machete, Huitlacoche quesadillas, and everything else on the menu the bucks: $10 a person will set you up nicely the full nelson: the taco place Danny Trejo should have opened and Austin’s answer to a Mexico City delicacy Just when I think I have seen it all when it comes to tacos, I come across machete tacos, tacos shaped like a ...
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Discada ~ Austin TX

Austin
November 9, 2019

Discada ~ Austin TX

Austin
November 9, 2019
The Vitals: the spot: Discada 1319 Rosewood Ave Austin TX 78702 the eats: Discada taco the bucks: $1.75 each, 5 (for $8) will do you right the full nelson: a Northern Mexican taco delicacy makes its way to Austin TX
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ACL Eats: a taco throwdown at the Austin City Limits Music Festival

Austin
October 14, 2019
ACL Eats is as a big draw as the music is for the Austin City Limits Music Festival. My last post was all about burgers and this one  . . . is all about the tacos. Now Austin has a rep for “keeping it weird” and some of the more noteworthy do just that. Torchy’s Tacos rethinks comfort food in a tortilla, East Side King brings you Asian street food in a tortilla and Taco Deli slings it farm to ...
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