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From Pittsburgh to a Taco Heaven – Austin, TX Part 1

From Pittsburgh to a Taco Heaven – Austin, TX Part 1

As I sit here in my kitchen with two long sleeve shirts on, long pants, and fuzzy socks, I think back two weeks ago to my glorious trip to Austin where I was waking up to 70 degree weather each day.  I did not have to pack or even think about pants or fuzzy socks down there. I just had to plan where I wanted to get tacos for lunch and what I wanted to explore while in Austin with…

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Tacos from El Patron..How Else Do You Refuel After Racquetball?

Tacos from El Patron..How Else Do You Refuel After Racquetball?

This is the third week in a row I had tacos after racquetball, and it was an exciting game this time ending with 2 wins and 2 loses! My racquetball partner Andy and I were too tired for the intense fifth game tie-breaker and decided it was time for tacos after working up a sweat at the gym. Since we were in Greensburg for racquetball I decided it was an opportune time to taco ’bout a restaurant that I have been to many…

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National Taco Day Tacos at Emiliano’s!

National Taco Day Tacos at Emiliano’s!

National Taco Day!  A Great Reason for Tacos! A few Tuesdays back on October 4th, I celebrated one of my new favorite holidays, National Taco Day!  I had a big decision to make on how to celebrate this day.  Since I was meeting up with friends from Monroeville, Downtown and Dormont, the Southside seemed like a reasonable location. I decided on Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant and Bar located at 2557 East Carson Street in Southside.  Emiliano’s has two other locations 1) 20111 Route 19 in Cranberry Township (been there)…

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Second Southside Taco Stop at La Palapa

Second Southside Taco Stop at La Palapa

A few weeks ago, my family and I celebrated my grandparents 75th wedding anniversary.  During the dinner, I told my family about the taco blog idea, and my cousin immediately told me that I had to try La Palapa on 1925 East Carson Street in the Southside.  He told me that this is his favorite taco spot in the ‘burgh.  I am SO glad I listened because I do believe I found one of my favorite ground beef tacos in the Pittsburgh…

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