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Will Walgreens Save Taco X-Press – or Vice Versa?
Neighbors torn over union of chain store and Southside icon
"...prospect of a new, permanent home for her popular Taco X-Press restaurant would be an entrepreneurial dream fully realized...."

Feb. 27, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

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

Will Maria's Save Walgreens?
The chain drug store and the indie south side landmark bring their deal to ZAP
"...we'll give the people of South Austin a new taco joint...."

June 11, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Food-o-File
South Austin taco news and other culinary updates in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...South Austin Taco News..."

Jan. 18, 2002 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
All the restaurant news that fits
"...and March 9, and reservations are necessary... Great news, taco lovers: The parking problems have been solved at Taco..."

Feb. 8, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
Two high-profile Austin food-related businesses sold in August, and now both will experience growth and expansion as a result of investor cash infusions, Cuisines Editor Virginia B. Wood writes.
"...to offer those benefits to our staff."… Great news, taco lovers! Blaming the soft economy, corporate behemoth Trammel Crow..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Food-O-File
Off With My Head
"...Fans of the Tex-Mex fare at Taco X-press (2529-A S. Lamar, 444-0261) who can't get there..."

Feb. 26, 1999 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Second Helpings: Mexican Breakfast
"...wrong with more than 50 varieties of hearty breakfast tacos, an assortment of breakfast sandwiches, omelets, or breakfast platters..."

March 19, 2004 Food Feature

Second Helpings: Breakfast Ole!
Where to find the best huevos rancheros, migas, and other tasty Mexican breakfast items in Austin.
"...South Austin neighborhood joint swear by the hefty breakfast tacos and exemplary migas. It's also known as a quiet..."

March 15, 2002 Food Feature

Food-o-File
Virginia B. Wood invites you to a BookPeople celebration of Chronicle Food writers, asks for your help on a story, and tells you to look for Austin on the TV Food Network in this week's "Food-o-File."
"...budget. The friendly folks at Waterloo sent her to Taco X-Press (2529-A S. Lamar, 444-0261) for a hearty, very..."

July 4, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...say they will build a new home for Maria's Taco X-Press, which leases the land where the drug store..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...the South Lamar Walgreens? Mr. Drenner's offer to rescue Taco X-Press from its enviable lease is not more important..."

July 2, 2004 Column

The Real Story Is Neighborhood Planning
"...the South Lamar Walgreens? Mr. Drenner's offer to rescue Taco X-Press from its enviable lease is not more important..."

June 28, 2004 Postmarks

After a Fashion
Hangin' with your Style Avatar, the B-52's, Pam Des Barres, Miss Kitty, and mo' – oh, and some ho's … San Ho's that is …
"...Parsons' (daughter of Gram Parsons) Friday showcase at Maria's Taco X-press, and also held a booksigning of rare editions..."

March 19, 2004 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Food-o-File
As 2003 swiftly comes to a close, I've taken a few minutes out of the holiday madness to ponder things I'd like to see in the coming year.
"...deal whereby Maria Corbalan gets to keep her fabulous Taco X-Press on the same South Austin property that satisfies..."

Dec. 26, 2003 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Readers' Picks
Architecture & Lodging
"...Best Storefront/SignTaco X-Press..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

2001 Restaurant Poll Index
"...Amaya's Taco Village, 5405 N. I-35 Capital Plaza, 458-2531CRITICS ENCHILADAS, CRITICS..."

May 25, 2001 Food Feature

Architecture & Lodging
"...wings arching out in four directions. Even a regular taco under the fluted ceiling of El Rancho Grande #2..."

Sept. 15, 2000 Best of Austin Feature

Full Plate
In planning your SXSW itinerary, make room for these 10 dining destinations
"...down the street for a margarita fix at Güero's Taco Bar (1412 S. Congress, 447-7688), or grab a slice..."

March 16, 2007 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

The 2002 Austin Chronicle Restaurant Poll
Index
"...Taco Cabana, various locations, www.tacocabana.comReaders Fast Food..."

May 24, 2002 Food Feature

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...meal (especially Leeann Atherton every Friday night) is Maria's Taco X-Press. With the Chronicle's long-standing support of that establishment,..."

April 2, 2004 Column

No Drunken Drives for Food
"...meal (especially Leeann Atherton every Friday night) is Maria's Taco X-Press. With the Chronicle's long-standing support of that establishment,..."

March 25, 2004 Postmarks

Food-o-File
For all of Austin's March visitors -- SXSW participants, rodeo fans, basketball parents, relative newcomers, or just plain curious foodies -- Food Editor Virginia B. Wood gives the lowdown on local dining.
"...(2304 Lake Austin Blvd., 478-8645; 1920 S. Congress, 447-7636), Taco X-Press (2529-A S. Lamar, 444-0261), Jo's Hot Coffee (1300..."

March 8, 2002 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...little urban center with Artz's Rib House, Mr. Natural, Taco X--Press, and the eagerly awaited Russell's Coffee Shop. Now..."

July 4, 2003 Column

Life's Enriched Pageant
Good design, like good air, helps you breathe a little easier, and here are a few Austinites who are helping us all breathe easier through their work as graphic designers.
"...Tailors sign, the logo for the new airport, the Taco X-press storefront on South Lamar. (Maria's Tacos, he calls..."

Sept. 8, 2000 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

For the Love of Michael Fracasso
They don’t call it the Austin music ‘community’ for nothing
"...The Proper Nang Nights at Maria's Taco X-press – organized by yours truly – usually benefit..."

Dec. 10, 2012 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Second Helpings
Mexican breakfast

Jan. 23, 2004 Food Column

Tasting 2002
The year in food
"...7. Taco X-Press: Features occasional live music and a homey outdoor..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Food Feature

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