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The headline on the KHOU website was alarming: “Health department says filthy taco truck vendors found during surprise visits.” It was also surprising, at least to me. I’m a taco truck connoisseur. N Airline tacos The food can be phenomenal … Continue reading
I just finished writing a 5000 word blog post about a dish that no one eats anymore. I didn’t plan to write that many words, but the dish, spaghetti alla carbonara, turned out to have a fascinating history and a … Continue reading
You can almost see the weight of 60 years of barbecue tradition bearing down on the shoulders of Wayne Mueller, third generation heir to the Louie Mueller Texas barbecue dynasty. The faithful line up at Louie Mueller Barbecue I say … Continue reading
The first time I ate octopus was in a sun-drenched back alley on the Greek island of Santorini where tourists — mostly young Americans and Brits — go to act stupid. Taverna with Octopi http://www.flickr.com/photos/byrdiegyrl/ / CC BY 2.0 The … Continue reading
Baytown’s not Pasadena. Pasadena’s known for Gilley’s and Bud and Sissy and oil refineries, and even stakes a claim to culinary celebrity with world’s largest strawberry shortcake. Taqueria Sahuayo in Baytown Baytown’s got the refineries and suburbs and a giant … Continue reading