Tacolab: San Antonio Puffy Tacos

Last weekend, I traveled to San Antonio for some taco research, predominately of the puffy kind. While I was in the Alamo City, I had the opportunity to meet Diana Barrios-Treviño of Los Barrios Mexican Restaurant & La Hacienda de Los Barrios, San Antonio institutions. She was kind enough to show me how puffy tacos are fried at La Hacienda, which I recorded. The video makes for the perfect introduction to a new series on The Taco Trail: Tacolab. Each Tacolab installment will go inside home and restaurant kitchens for demonstrations, hijinks, disasters, etc. There might or might not be lab coats from time to time.

So, without further ado:


Special thanks to my sister, Pamela Ralat, for the fantastic video editing.

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Filed under San Antonio, Tacolab, Tex-Mex, Texas

3 responses to “Tacolab: San Antonio Puffy Tacos

  1. You went to SA for a puffy taco and didn’t go to Henry’s Puffy Taco??? I’m confused!!! You totally missed out on deliciousness.

  2. Lori

    Mmmm… I’d be down for a puffy veggie taco!

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