South by South First

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Like any self-respecting Texas town, Austin boasts good Mexican eating all over the city. But for sheer volume of respectable, even wonderful, eateries, South First Street is the place to go. Stretching roughly from Barton Springs to Ben White is a collection of restaurants offering a culinary trip through several states in Mexico as well as the odd non-Mexican joint. If you're seeking the comforting Tex-Mex meal of the fabled "combination plate," you'll find it here. If you're feeling a bit more adventurous and want to sample the traditions of Jalisco or Huetamo, you're in luck too. Peruse the options and make your choices.

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