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What I Ate: Misadventures from the RGV


I traveled down to my hometown this past weekend for family time and taco time. I picked up the minis from Mr. Taco, appropriately enough, before heading to South Padre Island to catch some rays. I don't mean to incite a any means...but corn tortillas from the Valley are what dreams are made of, and I'll fight anyone who says otherwise.

The week also included stops at L&L Hawaiian Grill, a tiki drink or two at Brooklynite and noodles at Niki's Tokyo Inn.

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Moco Loco via L&L Hawaiian Grill.


Custard is the way to my heart.


A little pig roast via #tailgatebistro #txtikiweek @brooklynite_sa #yum


Pumped for noodles! #nikistokyoinn #ramen #sisterdinner #udon


A visit to Mr. Taco. There are 6 minis in there. #valleythings #realtacos #asada #tripas


Literally busted my flip flop. #margaritaville #spi #valleythings


Tamarind pods from grandpa's tree. #whatiate #valleythings


Michelada mixes. Just add cerveza. #valleythings


Valley runs on Dunkin? #whatidrank


Splurged with flour tortillas. #whatiate #breakfasttacos


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