There is much debate over who is the taco capital of the United States, both intrastate (see Austin v. San Antonio) and interstate (see Texas v. California), but when Edgar Ulysses Rico, a native of California's Central Valley, decided to move to a place that appreciated tacos, he voyaged to Austin.
The showstopper is the umami thrill-ride named Brisket Fried Rice. The flavor is so smokey and beefy that I had to keep checking that the take-out box wasn't on fire.
Back in 1976, Jimmy Buffett had his first margarita at Lung’s Cocina del Sur on Anderson Lane which is the present location of High 5.
Two perfectly fried over-mediums topped with thick-cut bacon and a hearty salsa hugging pumpkin-colored refried beans, fried taters, and two housemade corn tortillas as thick as Kylie Jenner.
...shoo'd away from the evils of papaya, we ordered the Chive Cake (steamed and pan seared with serrano nam jim; $8), a beautiful dish made of Chinese chives and rice-tapioca flour with a crunchy soft texture served with a deep, flavorful sauce that offered a pleasantly mild burn, just enough to activate the endorphins.
So this is the corollary to “99 masks,” what I call "99 gloves," which are photographs of gloves I found while picking up litter during my daily pandemic strolls. Most of these are from my Austin neighborhood in Allandale, but there are also masks from other parts of town, San Marcos, and San Antonio. Similar … Continue reading 99 gloves
All the different flavors and cheese on cheese creates something of a street brawl in your mouth...
Puff's Pastrami Philly is the star of the show since the pastrami is expertly house smoked and as tender as late-stage Elvis Presley.
That cat loved pizza but would go BONKERS for East Side Pies’ pepperoni and roasted green chile.
We both wow’d the lasagna, a baptism of immersive tomato flavor and lavish cheese-and-beef richness.