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From Pittsburgh to a Taco Heaven – Austin, TX Part 2

From Pittsburgh to a Taco Heaven – Austin, TX Part 2

Third Stop-Torchy’s Tacos Torchy’s was not only on my researched Austin taco list, but it was recommended to us by many friends and coworkers prior to our visit.  I did some research on Torchy’s and discovered that the owner of Torchy’s opened his first food trailer in 2006 after leaving his fancy executive chef job and risking all his life savings on his dream.  In the beginning, he handed out free chips and homemade salsa to spread the word about…

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Helping out Pittsburgh Tacos in The Incline’s Ultimate Food Truck Bracket!

Helping out Pittsburgh Tacos in The Incline’s Ultimate Food Truck Bracket!

Pittsburgh online news site The Incline really got my attention lately with their Ultimate Pittsburgh Food Truck Bracket, pitting food trucks from around the area in a NCAA style, reader voted competition.  Obviously, the bracket dedicated entirely to tacos is what REALLY got my attention. The Final Four in the bracket came down to Southside BBQ, Las Chicas, Hott Dawgz and Sugar and Spice Ice Cream Truck. To make the final four voting more interesting, The Incline also held a small…

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Let’s Taco ‘Bout the First Annual Pittsburgh Taco Festival!

Let’s Taco ‘Bout the First Annual Pittsburgh Taco Festival!

I’m usually late or just on time for a lot of events, but not for the Pittsburgh Taco Festival!  I got there early, parked on a side street two blocks from Hop Farm Brewery and then stood in the line that was already forming to get in.  The one gentleman in front of me had on sneakers with tacos on them, and I knew I was in the right place.  I told him that his shoes were awesome, and it…

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