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An ode to the Breakfast Taco #1

When to the southern star my heart does yearn

And absence long does cause that heart to ache
Then southward must every step drive, to earn
The rewards of long nights’ sleep…to wake
The spirit and the mind and tell
Of ancient sacred spells to cast:
Shelled egg, warm and spicy gold,
And cheese, grated fine to soften well,
Potatoes fried and crisp, and last
Tortilla grilled and warm, all enfold.

– Lori Holder-Webb, author of the blog,  I’m not your Father’s Accounting Professor

Someone once described a breakfast taco to me as over-lauded and anti-climatic. Obviously, that person doesn’t know the comfort that can come from bacon, egg and potato blanketed in a warm tortilla. And while I love making them at them home and eating them at every major fast-food chain, I especially love finding local places that help me get my b-taco fix. 

This morning while walking my dog, Barley, I whipped out the old Blackberry and set about trying to find out where I might some of these delicious day-starters. (Yeah, yeah, I am obviously still a noob. Feel free to help a girl out with suggestions below!) Yelp!ers were raving about this little joint on 31rst in Temple called El Taco JaliscoContinue reading

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Megg’s Sunday Brunch


My cup of coffee and long-stemmed mimosa glass frame a plate of eggs smothered in holandaise sauce over an English muffin and Canadian bacon with a side of seasoned potatoes. Even though it’s noon, I’ve only been awake for an hour. It’s my kind of Sunday, and I can’t think of anything better than a delicious brunch.

Honestly, Megg’s Cafe came as a welcomed surprise when I moved to Temple. Rocking vibes of local, fresh, and organic, the restaurant reminds more of the hipster tendencies of the city’s southern neighbor, Austin, than of the fare offered at other joints around town. Continue reading

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