photograph by John Carrico   John Carrico

Best Wistful Transport To Veracruz

Mexico Chiquito Sign

Heading out south on Airport, toward the 183 interchange, we notice this handpainted wonder. "Mexico Chiquito, Frutas y Tacos lo Mejor en Comida Mexicana con Sabor Casero" it reads, highlighted with little fruits on the bottom and etched in that handmade style gracing so many of the beachside cantinas of Veracruz. This place isn't even open yet and we can taste the salt of the sea and the salt of our lover's neck on those quiet nights on the gulf. Or maybe that's just the salt from the many shots of tequila savored then to toast the future and now to forget the past-.

817 Airport

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