Tag: Mexican

New in Lubbock – October 2016

This month’s additions of new restaurants will leave any foodie’s mouth watering. Whether you’re looking for burgers, pizza, cajun or Mexican, you’re sure to be satisified in the “Hub City.” Alongside these four restaurants you’ll also find a new place to shop at the West End. Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar Some days just call for a cold

Foodie Favorites – Albarran’s Mexican Bar & Grill

To get an accurate picture of just how Jorge Albarran’s Lubbock restaurant came into existence you’d have to go back to 1989, the year that Albarran moved to Texas from Acapulco, Mexico with his parents. After starting a job as a bus boy, Albarran worked his way through the restaurant ranks over time and opened

New in Lubbock – March

Can anyone else believe it’s already March? It seems like just a few short days ago we were working on our February round-up, and now we are 100-ish days away from summer, and we have a whole new crop of businesses opening up just in time for warmer weather! This month, whether you’re sweating it

Cinco de Mayo in Lubbock

Did you know: Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day? Instead, it celebrates the defeat of French troops by highly outnumbered soldiers at La Puebla, Mexico on May 5, 1862. It was the last large-scale invasion of the Americas by a European army. The holiday, as it is known today, started in Mexican-American communities

Happy National Taco Day

Saturday, October 4th is National Taco Day. Tacos may be a traditionally Mexican dish, but last year Americans ate 4.5 BILLION tacos. For a dish so widely available, the history of the taco is really unknown. But according to taco expert (where do we sign up for that job?), Jeffrey M. Pilcher, the word originates