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The Taco Shack
"...The Taco Shack is a little ol' place where you can..."

May 16, 1997 Food Feature

Taco Wars
Three homegrown chains thrive on the competition
"...Saturday afternoon, I stood in line at the new Tacodeli on North Lamar in Central Austin. Most of the..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Taco Call and Response
"...Dear Editor, Just a couple of quick notes on "Taco Wars" [Food, Nov. 5]: You listed 17 locations for..."

Nov. 7, 2010 Postmarks

Fast, Fresh, Portable, Affordable
Hello, hungry traveler. Welcome to the land of the breakfast taco!
"...creating a delicious culture crash known as the breakfast taco joint. Now, taco joints, or taquerias, are not original..."

March 14, 2003 Food Feature

Food-o-File
In this week's "Food-o-File," Food Editor Virginia B. Wood tells us about Austin restaurants at a Fever Pitch, a Shack Attack, Asti's Farm to Table dinner, and much more.
"...Shack Attack..."

June 21, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONGüero's Taco Bar, Polvo's, Z'Tejas GrillBEST CHICKEN-FRIED STEAKThreadgill'sRUNNERS-UPHoover's Cooking..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Digesting Austin's food news for you!
"...been taken over by homegrown small-restaurant operators. The newest Taco Shack (4002 N. Lamar, 467-8533) opened in late March..."

July 9, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Readers Poll
"...Honorable MentionHula Hut, Fonda San Miguel TacoTaco X-Press..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Readers Poll
"...HONORABLE MENTIONPolvo's, Manuel'sTacoTaco X-PressRUNNERS-UPTaco Shack, Maudie's Cafe, Güero's..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Food-o-File
In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Food editor Virginia B. Wood congratulates Grape Vine Market's selection as Food and Wine's Retailer of the Year and mentions several upcoming food events and changes in the local restaurant scene.
"...great view of the Hill Country as a backdrop... Taco Shack (4412 Medical Parkway, 467-8533) owners Orlando and Yoli..."

Oct. 1, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Second Helpings: Taquerias
Tasty, bite-sized restaurant listings compiled from new and previous reviews, guides, and poll results. This week's entries were compiled by Mick Vann.

Dec. 3, 1999 Food Column

Do You Have the Guts to Try These Tripas Tacos?
Local spots that offer offal
"...usually find them in soft-but-sturdy corn tortillas. The tripa taco is perfect in its versatility: excellent on sun-kissed warm..."

March 11, 2022 Food Feature by Evan Rodriguez

Food-o-File
V.B.W. dishes out the scoops
"...tenants will soon be able to satisfy their breakfast taco addiction, when the longtime local favorite Taco Shack opens..."

Feb. 20, 2004 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood urges interested readers to get involved in the local chapter of Women Chefs & Restaurateurs, gives details about the Wine & Wildflower Trail, and updates readers on local restaurant news.
"...say they're shooting for the last week of April... Taco entrepreneur Orlando Arriaga proudly announces the opening of Taco..."

April 14, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
Tacodeli challenges Austinites to create its newest taco
"...really claim to be the birthplace of the breakfast taco, we're now nationally known for the breadth and depth..."

Nov. 30, 2012 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival Winners 2022
The people and critics have chosen the best of the fest
"...Sazón – La Totopera Green Sauce 1st Place: Jefeberto's Taco Shack – JC Bullfrog's Tomatillo 2nd Place: Sazón –..."

Sept. 11, 2022 Food Post by James Renovitch

Luv Doc Recommends: Lebowski Fest
Stubb's, Friday, October 9, 2009
"...wicked hangovers at places like the Tamale House, Arandas, Taco Shack, and the occasional construction site roach wagon, they..."

Oct. 9, 2009 Column by The Luv Doc

Forty Acres of Fresh, Ethnic Eats
Mick Vann teaches you a lesson on UT's campus-area restaurant resurgence.
"...Friday only, O's serves a simple breakfast of assorted tacos, French toast, pastries, and breakfast plates. At lunch they..."

Sept. 20, 2002 Food Review by Mick Vann

Good Restaurants Make Good Neighbors
"...Bambi opened the Manor Road Coffee House in a ramshackle building two blocks west, and a group of first-time..."

Nov. 20, 1998 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Tamales or Not, It's a Family Affair
Robert Vasquez's breakfast taco empire expands
"...so now he gets by with a couple of tacos...."

May 18, 2012 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

Texas (Cook)Book Festival
Melissa Guerra: Culinary entrepreneur
"...pottery. She'll also check in on her newest venture, Taco Meli, a traditional taco shack selling tacos stuffed with..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Chain Gangs
Torchy's Tacos and Verts Kebap: two case studies in culinary expansion
"...Ice Creams, Texadelphia, Delaware Subs, Z'Tejas, Maudie's, Austin's Pizza, Taco Shack, Tacodeli, P. Terry's, Mighty Fine Burgers & Fries,..."

March 28, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Curra's Long-Bar
Oh, Curra's, how could you?
"...now Jorge, have guided what started as a tiny taco shack into two of Austin's favorite spots for Interior..."

June 15, 2007 Food Review by Claudia Alarcón

El Gringo & the Red House
Amid lounging hipsters, comfort food with a sophisticated spin
"...Cantina in 2004 and at its younger sibling, the taco shack El Chilito, taught Carlos Rivero and his partners..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Food Review by Virginia B. Wood

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...to IHOP, at least I don't. Can't we petition Taco Shack to be open all night? Amy's, Ruby's, Chinese..."

Feb. 28, 2003 Column

Top 10 Y2K Top 10 Lists
Our favorite things about the change of the millennium
"...Drug -- for breakfast 4. Dot's Place 5. The Taco Shack on Burnet Road -- for breakfast 6. Enchiladas..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Features Feature by Anna Hanks

Food-O-File
"...(2021 Manor Rd., 236-1676), which looks to be a taco shack with some outdoor seating. The 10-year-old East Side..."

Jan. 16, 1998 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Austin Eats Is Now Bigger and Better Than Ever!
If these choices aren't enough for you, we don't know what is
"...establishments and plenty in between – with more wraps, tacos, and burritos than you can shake a stick at,..."

Oct. 8, 2010 Music Feature by Claudia Alarcón

Austin Restaurant Take-Out and Other Food Delivery Options During Coronavirus Quarantine
Support local business while maintaining your social distance
"...is open with local goods from Clever Baking Co., Tacodeli, and Rockstar bagels...."

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Developing Stories
Five current projects work for Austin-centric synergy
"...effort to build consensus, no spirit of "giving back." Shackled by its corporate cookie-cutter approach to hotel design, White..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

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