Tag: Tex-Mex

Family-Owned Houston Tex-Mex Restaurant Celebrates 80 Years In Business

POSTED: July 1, 2021 AT 2:54 pm   /   Food Finds, Tex-Mex

Molina’s Cantina opened its doors in 1941 and is Houston’s longest-standing Tex-Mex restaurant. In that time, three generations of the Molina family have created a Tex-Mex legacy. The restaurant has an 80-year history that began with Raul and Mary Molina’s Old Monterey Inn in what is now River Oaks. With few other Mexican restaurants in […]

read more No Comments

Houston’s Best Breakfast Tacos

POSTED: November 29, 2018 AT 9:07 am   /   Breakfast, Tex-Mex

The breakfast taco is a ubiquitous representation of Tex-Mex culture from Orange to El Paso  — despite our Austin neighbors claiming that they invented it. Regardless of its origin, the combination of fluffy scrambled eggs, a smear of refried beans, chunks of fried potatoes and maybe some bacon or chorizo wrapped in a warm tortilla is […]

read more 3 Comments

Another Chef-Driven Chain is Opening a Tex-Mex Restaurant in Houston

POSTED: November 15, 2018 AT 2:31 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Fox Restaurant Concepts — which is in the process of selling its interests in North Italia and Flower Child to business partner The Cheesecake Factory — is heading back to Houston to open another new restaurant. This time, it’s Tex-Mex. The Phoenix-based company is led by multiple-time James Beard Award nominee Sam Fox and also recently […]

read more No Comments