El Paisa

El Paisa is a very unassuming little restaurant with bars in the front and a bar in the back; a literal double entente. There’s metal bars in front of their windows and a little bar serving drinks at the back.   It looks as if it’s just a small mom and pop store but I was … Continue reading

Torchy’s Tacos (Dallas – Forest Lane)

Torchy’s Tacos humble beginnings came from Michael Rypka who left his executive chef position, mortgaged his house, maxed out his credit card… all for the love of his Taco Dream. He soon found himself cooking up some tasty tacos in an airstream trailer and a red Vespa scooter (how Austin of him!) His first menu was more of a … Continue reading

Agave Azul Mexican Kitchen & Tequila Bar

Tex-Mex and margaritas go hand in hand, especially if you live in Texas. Maybe it’s Tex-Mex blasphemy to admit, but I’m not a huge fan of tequila (I made the college rookie mistake of imbibing too many margaritas once upon a party and from there, tequila never tickled my palette). I’ve wanted to rekindle my friendship … Continue reading