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Tamale House No. 3 to Close for Good
Charity food giveaway benefiting employees planned for Tuesday
"...reality. Early Monday morning, a daughter of recently deceased Tamale House No. 3 owner Robert Vasquez confirmed via Facebook..."

May 5, 2014 Food Post by Chase Hoffberger

Where to Get Your Tamale Fix in Austin This Holiday Season
Order now!
"...salsa, nothing warms your tummy like those special-order Christmas tamales we wait all year for...."

Dec. 16, 2020 Food Post by Lilli Hime

This Crispy Taco Brought to You by 50 Years of Tradition
Tamale House East has the Midas touch
"...is difficult to find a longtime Austinite without fond Tamale House memories. Tamale House No. 1 opened on Congress..."

April 18, 2014 Food Feature by Kate Thornberry

Services Set for Robert Vasquez
Longtime restaurateur was mainstay of local Mexican food dynasty
"...shocked and saddened to find the doors locked at Tamale House No. 3 (5003 Airport Blvd.) Monday morning due..."

May 1, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Food-o-File
New life at the old Tamale House
"...they are beginning construction on the second Papalote Taco House (13265 Research) location, due to open in early 2015...."

Oct. 24, 2014 Food Column by Virginia B. Wood

Best Restaurant We Miss
TIE: Las Manitas; Tamale House No. 3
"...out a collective wail when the famous doors of Tamale House No. 3 shuttered to mourn owner Robert Vasquez..."

Sept. 12, 2014 Best of Austin Feature

Just Talkin' 'Bout Tacos
Shut your mouth! Around a taco!
"...Tacos by Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece, held at Tamale House East Saturday, was a colossal success...."

July 21, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Best Cheap Breakfast
Tamale House
"...the real winner is the consumer at all three Tamale House locations. Debating the relative merits of the breakfast..."

Oct. 2, 1992 Best of Austin Feature

City Hall Hustle: Tweetfully Yours
The City Council considers food, names, and form-based code
"...Austin City Limits Fest. Keep Your Plans Off Our Tamales..."

Oct. 1, 2010 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Best Unexpected (and Affordable!) Cupcake
Tamale House
"...into your pocket for this month's last Abe Lincoln, Tamale House has your back through this nutty cupcake trend...."

Sept. 3, 2010 Best of Austin Feature

Best Cheap Meal
Tamale House
"...keep the wallet as full as the belly with Tamale House's generous 85-cent breakfast tacos. Airport Boulevard's beloved, unassuming..."

Oct. 12, 2007 Best of Austin Feature

Best Tacos Before a "Day Trip"
Rosie's Tamale House
"...sloping curves of Highway 71. Not to fear, Rosie’s Tamale House is here ... or rather, there, at the..."

Sept. 26, 2003 Best of Austin Feature

Best Reason To Get Up Before 3pm
Tamale House
"...The folks at Tamale House shut down at 3pm, so best to get..."

Oct. 5, 2001 Best of Austin Feature

Best Tamales
Rosie's Tamale House
"...Hot today, chili tamale -- and everyday you'll be a-maize'd at the taste..."

Aug. 5, 1994 Best of Austin Feature

Best Tamales
Rosie's Tamale House
"...with two tables and four barstools from her own house. Now, this perennial winner has two restaurants, two to-go..."

Aug. 4, 1995 Best of Austin Feature

Tamales or Not, It's a Family Affair
Robert Vasquez's breakfast taco empire expands
"...Tamale House5003 Airport Blvd., 453-9842 Monday-Friday, 6:30am-3pm; Saturday, 7am-3pm Tamale..."

May 18, 2012 Food Feature by Rachel Feit

No Chef Coats Here
Two hard-working women from the little Tex-Mex powerhouse called Tamale House No. 3 dream of reopening its doors
"...edgewise when you're sitting with two true legends of Tamale House No. 3. Outside a coffee shop in Hyde..."

June 13, 2014 Food Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Julián Castro, Women of Color, and Texas 2020
The path toward turning the state blue
"...Every seat in the house is taken at Tamale House East on a steamy..."

Oct. 4, 2019 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Know Your Culinary Matriarchs
Meet some of the women who helped shape Austin's culinary consciousness
"...tearoom management. The meals she served at the Tea House on Waller (long since demolished for the school's expansion)..."

July 11, 2014 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

War of Words – and Tacos – on Airport Boulevard
On Tamale House turf at E. 51st. and Airport, a taco is a taco ... or is it?
"...long the domain of an Austin Tex-Mex breakfast institution Tamale House. The property landlord's recent decision to let the..."

May 19, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Ready, Aim, Tacos!
Area restaurant dynasties provide festival food ... and artillery
"...area restaurant dynasty: Carmen Valera, granddaughter and namesake of Tamale House founder Carmen Vasquez. Valera and her siblings now..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Tex-Mex Institution Reopens as an Austin Food Truck
Austin’s newest tamale mavens, Karam’s Tamale Company
"...seasonings, meatballs and breakfast casserole, and homemade ice cream. Tamales are one of the most popular, least standardized seasonal..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Food Feature by Jessi Cape

Reinventing Airport Boulevard
Can 'form-based zoning' transform a suburban drag into walkable neighborhoods?
"...such as Mrs. Johnson's Bakery ("Quality donuts since 1948"), Tamale House (the enchilada plate is still $3), I Luv..."

Jan. 8, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Hot Tamales, Baby!
Our favorite holiday wrappings
"...Hungry for tamales but you've got no time, no recipe, and no..."

Dec. 5, 2014 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Walk Like Cleto
H-town's Chingo Bling slings tamale beats
"...doing the hustle, but this vato raps about slanging tamales, like his parents did, to get ahead. Cocaine, pork..."

June 11, 2004 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Is Austin's Growing Dance Music Scene in Need of Its Own HQ?
We talk to a dozen members of ATX’s electronic music community
"...Austin feels cheesy. Despite a recent electronic music boom, house and techno sprang far afield from the Third Coast..."

Nov. 10, 2017 Music Feature by Dan Gentile

Texas Platters
The Scabs
"...House of Funk (Lordship Entertainment)..."

July 30, 1999 Music Feature

Food Top Nines
"...4. Omelettes at Blair House. I thought innkeeper Jonnie Stansbury's miraculous salad with Amish..."

Jan. 8, 1999 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Holiday Tamales
Unwrap a taste of the holidays
"...since the revered Green & White Grocery stopped selling tamales, readers have contacted me asking about places to buy..."

Dec. 17, 2010 Food Feature by Virginia B. Wood

Seven Spots to Get Amazing Tamales in Austin
A fan of masa but a mess in the kitchen? Leave it to the pros.
"...endlessly customizable with an infinite variety of possible fillings, tamales are a crowd-pleasing treat that never gets old...."

Jan. 26, 2019 Food Post by Emily Beyda

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