Many, many Mexican restaurants in Austin sell tamales right now, but some of the perennial favorites include Santa Rita (323-2000, 5900 W. Slaughter Lane, 1206 W. 38th St. santaritacantina.com), Izzoz Tacos (916-4996, 1503 S. First St., izzoztacos.com) Gardener's Feast (512-278-1775. 100 E. Parsons St. in Manor or at almost all the area farmers markets, thegardenersfeast.com), Guero's Taco Bar (447-7688, 1412 S. Congress Ave. guerostacobar.com), El Meson (442-4441, 5808 Burleson Road, 2038 S. Lamar Blvd. elmesonaustin.wordpress.com), La Mexicana Bakery (443-6369. 1924 S. First St. la-mexicana-bakery.com) and Curra's Grill (444-0012, 614 E. Oltorf St., currasgrill.com), For vegetarian options, try Mr. Natural (477-5228, 1901 E. Cesar Chavez St., 2414 S. Lamar Blvd., mrnatural-austin.com).
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Where to Buy Christmas Tamales in Austin
If tamales are in your Christmas tradition, thanks to Addie Broyles, food writer for the Austin American Statesman, for a great list of tamale makers. I can highly recommend The Gardener's Feast. But don't dawdle. The deadline for taking orders looms.