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Maria’s Taco Xpress Sells to Investment Company, Sign Up for Sale
Iconic South Austin restaurant has been operating since 1997
"...owner and namesake of the South Austin institution Maria’s Taco Xpress, announced today via press release that her business..."

Sept. 30, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Maria’s Taco Xpress Tries to Save a Life
Benefit also raises awareness of bone marrow transplants
"...Last June, a staff member at Maria’s Taco Xpress on South Lamar, Vincente Pedroza, 21, starting feeling..."

Feb. 14, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

D-Day for Taco Xpress Deal
Walgreens / Maria's plan goes to City Council
"...the queen of funk herself, Maria Corbalan, of Maria's Taco Xpress fame...."

July 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Taco Xpress
"...The recently expanded Taco Xpress is about as far from an upscale chef-owned..."

Aug. 21, 1998 Food Feature

Playback: Taco Queen Upgrades
Maria Taco Xpress keeps up with South Lamar, Moistboyz debut Dean Ween in Austin, and SXSW footnotes
" with the rapidly developing South Lamar strip, Austin taco queen Maria Corbalan is now expanding the focus of..."

March 28, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Pachanga Fest Offers Very Important Taco Passes
Eat custom tacos in exclusive hospitality area; tickets on sale today
"...VIP passes provide guests the opportunity to enjoy specialty tacos from 10 of Austin's best vendors. The party is..."

March 31, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

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

Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Sundays
New addition to Maria’s Taco X-press brunch proving a hit
"...a decade ago than Sunday gospel brunch at Maria's Taco Xpress. Even after the long battle over relocation, the..."

March 2, 2013 Food Post by Gracie Salem

Good to Go
Taco Bell is for suckers. This town's taquerias are for SXSWers.
"...that more than a few of you might be taco-knowledge-challenged. Contrary to what many might believe, the ubiquitous Taco..."

March 10, 2006 Food Feature by Mick Vann

HAAM Benefit Day
October 2, 2012. 25 Photos
"...Identity Crisis at HAAM Proper Nang Nite at Maria's Taco Xpress, October 2, 2012..."

Oct. 2, 2012 Photo Gallery

Can Walgreens Be SNIMBY?
Even Maria's Taco Xpress might not make the chain 'something nice in my backyard'
"...when they decided to hitch their wagon to Maria's Taco Xpress, a South Austin staple that would get a..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Developing Stories
Five current projects work for Austin-centric synergy
"...These five projects offer a resounding answer: Hell no! Taco Xpress/Walgreens Status: Completed..."

Feb. 2, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Buen Provecho!
Welcome to the home of the Mexican breakfast
"...Taco Xpress2529 S. Lamar, 444-0261 Monday, 7am-3pm; Tuesday-Friday, 7am-9pm; Saturday,..."

March 18, 2011 Food Feature 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

Maria's Taco Xpress
Have a handmade and heartfelt memento from Taco Xpress
"...Kitchen – Recipes From Maria Corbalan and Austin's Famous Taco Xpress by Maria Corbalan and Ruth Carter Self-published, 25..."

May 20, 2011 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Thanks in large measure to the popularity of Maria's Taco Xpress, a proposed Walgreens drugstore on South Lamar finally..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

A bittersweet weekend for Taco Xpress
" weekly column, in came an excited call from taco queen Maria Corbalan announcing the demolition party for her..."

Aug. 11, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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

March 16, 2020 Food Post by Jessi Cape

Hey Sailor! You Here for a Conference?
The Gay Place polls Austin’s GLBTeratti, who welcomes you with open arms and tells you what’s hot about our town
"...5) Best burger (veggieburger), pizza or taco?..."

March 10, 2006 Features Feature by Kate X Messer

The Stories Behind Austin’s Iconic Signs
How both classic neon and changing design continue to draw patrons to local restaurants and theatres
" and exist in different, unprescribed ways." – J.C. Maria's Taco Xpress..."

Jan. 31, 2020 Features Feature by Jessi Cape

Concierges Make the Call
Seasoned hotel vets share their insider knowledge
" La Barbecue on South First and to Maria's Taco Xpress. La Condesa, Garrido's, and parkside all make his..."

March 1, 2013 Food Feature by Gracie Salem

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...budget, the historic zoning ordinance (see p.23), and Maria's Taco Xpress, will be the likely end of the conflict..."

July 23, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Playback: Shark Attack!
American Sharks, the future of Austin rock
"...› An anthropomorphic hard-shell taco wearing dark glasses and a white cane advertised Maria's..."

June 7, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

All hail Taco Queen María Corba­lán, Caritas of Austin helps out with the Do Good Deli, and more yummy tidbits from all over
"...About 350 people showed up at Taco Xpress (2529 S. Lamar, 444-0261) on Dec. 5 to..."

Dec. 14, 2007 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Taco Xpress reborn; Burnet blossoms; Jack Gilmore gets chile with it
"...South Lamar last week, I discovered what South Austin taco lovers had already figured out: The new incarnation of..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Critics Picks
"...Best Breakfast TacoJuan in a Million..."

May 12, 2000 Food Feature

Favorite Finds
Restaurants You Shouldn't Miss
"...Taco Xpress 2529-A S. Lamar, 444-0261..."

March 17, 2000 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

HAAM Day to the rescue!
"...11: Lorrie Singer & Bradley Kopp, Torchy's Taco's, 1311 S. First..."

Sept. 20, 2013 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Our readers talk back.
"...experience went like this: beer, band, pee, and optional taco, which took about two to three hours a shift...."

Sept. 24, 2004 Column

In this week's edition of Food-o-file, Austin Chronicle Cuisines editor Virginia B. Wood looks ahead to the looming local culinary possibilities in 2000.
" develop menu items for the restaurants... South Austin taco queen Maria Corbalan plans to give nighttime business another..."

Jan. 7, 2000 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

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