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San Luis Potosi

  • Dining

    July 25, 2013

    La Casa del Caballo Gets Serious About Steak

    No horsing around at this fine Mexican steakhouse.

  • Culture

    December 10, 2009
  • Culture

    April 16, 2009

    Wet Backs

    Can water shortages be blamed on Mexicans?

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    The "Taco Man" Truck at Bubbles

    The egg and chorizo breakfast taco comes with a free roasted jalapeño and your choice of red and green homemade salsas at the taco truck parked behind Bubbles Carwash at Westheimer and Bering. The business is called the "Taco Man" and its run by two brothers from San Luis Potosi. The truck is one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Sole of Houston: Airport Drive, The Finale (Including Unwanted Puke)

    And here is the final installment of David Beebe and John Lomax's 20-plus mile hike from Intercontinental Airport to Spanish Flowers restaurant. Part one is here and part two is here.David Beebe's accounts of the same hike are here and here.Airline's furthest reaches are lined by sprawling and run-d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Sole Of Houston: Airline Drive, Complete

    The longest walk in the history of the Sole of Houston requires the longest piece. This being a blog and all, we have decided to break it up into three installments. Coming today, tomorrow and Thursday in this tale of 22-plus miles of concrete, mud, and fairly cold weather: The fending off a potent ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    The DREAM Act Might Be Dead, But These Kids' Hopes Are Not

    They are American in everything but name. They can go to college in Texas and improve themselves. Doesn't matter. At the end of the day, they're just illegal immigrants without social security numbers or futures.

  • News

    February 14, 2008

    Mescaline on the Mexican Border

    Texas is the only state in the country where peyote is sold legally. Really.

  • News

    November 15, 2007

    Political Padre: Raymundo Chávez Vázquez and Illegal Immigration

    An activist Roman Catholic priest with little English is sent to conservative Aggieland

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2007

    Tales from Transit: Proxima Estacion

    John Nova Lomax rides the rails. The Metro Rail, to be exact. And when he isn’t busy dealing with bomb scares or dodging Nigerian scammers , he’s jamming out to Manu Chao and writing poems... Infinita Tristeza Manu Chao writes train songs But they don’t roll with Johnny Cash’s smoke-belch ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 30, 2006

    Chipinque Cuisine

    You can't go wrong with margaritas and crab quesadillas at Santos The Taste of Mexico

  • News

    March 24, 2005

    The Thin Gray Line

    There's not much difference between a bounty hunter and a cop, save for a lot of regulation and a little respect

  • News

    June 21, 2001

    The Bored Patrol

    Border Patrol agents in South Texas contend they are getting paid to stay put as illegal immigrants go around them. Is this how the much-hyped crackdown along the Rio Grande is supposed to work?

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    East End Transit

    Why have bus lines to Mexico bloomed all across the East End? Maybe because it's a family affair.

  • Dining

    February 3, 1994
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