Austin Breakfast Tacos: The Story of the Most Important Taco of the Day

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Fresh tortillas, fluffy huevos con bacon and spicy salsa--good morning, Austin. Or good afternoon, evening, night--whenever From taco tailgates to taquerias, there is a taco for every occasion and persuasion. Some say that it was born in the days of cowboys and vaqueros, and others say it was a creation of the Tex-Mex culture, but one thing is certain: the breakfast taco has taken over the Capital City. From South Congress to North Austin, neon and chalkboard signs tempt hungry passersby with their best morning-time handheld bites. With over forty breakfast taco recipes, Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece investigate (and masticate) the history, culture and traditions of that indelible and delectable Austin treat: the breakfast taco..
ISBN: 9781626190498
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Texas
Series: American Palate
Images: 90
Pages: 192
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 7 (h)
Mando Rayo started the blog Taco Journalism in 2007. He is currently the Vice President of Engagement for Cultural Strategies and previously was the Director of Community Engagement at United Way Capital Area. Jarod Neece is a senior programmer and manager for South by Southwest, and an editor and writer at Taco Journalism. As SXSW Operations Manager he oversees the Film Festival & Conference and manages the daily festival operations. Joel Salcido is a professional photographer and Fulbright Award recipient living in Austin, Texas. Dennis Burnett is a freelance photographer based in Austin, Texas. He holds a BFA from SCAD in Savannah, Georgia.
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