"...Oaxacan Cuisine at El Naranjo Heavenly moles, pipianes, and other seasonal Oaxacan specialties, including real tamales, have been attracting connoisseurs to this trailer, temporarily relocated to the Soular Food Garden on East 12th. I can't wait until the full-service restaurant opens on Rainey Street – at last – in February...."
"...We have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to Mexican restaurants in Austin. If you're like me, you have favorites, beloved eateries that appear in a semiregular rotation based on their preparation of certain dishes..."
"...Infusions of new blood into an annual event such as this are always a good thing, and we saw new winners in every category this year. I'm pretty sure this is the first time in the entire history of the festival that an Indian restaurant has taken the top prize in any salsa category, so a hearty congratulations to Naanfull on their win..."
"...The quality and diversity of Mexican food in Austin is a great source of civic pride, and going out for a hearty plate of migas and tortillas is a time-honored local tradition. From the Forties through the early Seventies, the go-to Mexican breakfast spot was the venerable Cisco's Restaurant in East Austin, well-loved by generations of UT football heroes and frat boys as well as local, state, and national power brokers..."
"...It's a slow Sunday morning at El Sol y La Luna, the sun falling slantwise on the covered streetside patio of the South Congress restaurant. At one end of the patio, Joey de Lago sits strumming an acoustic guitar while Tito Cuba accompanies him on congas..."