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A plate of tacos de trompo.
The tacos de trompo at Tacos del Julio come scattered on a plate heavy with meat, the sanguine slices of trompo resting on small, thick corn tortillas that are screamingly hot. A scattering of chopped cilantro and raw white onions across the top - perhaps a squeeze of lime - is all that's needed before picking up that first hot taco and digging in. Although this plate may only cost $6.49, it's a priceless meal for those who crave authentic, Monterrey-style Mexican food in Houston. PHOTOS BY TROY FIELDS