The Paisano

A Guide to Food Trucks Near UTSA

One Dollar Taco truck

Garry Leday

September 20, 2018

You’d be surprised at all of the great food options you have less than five minutes away from campus. From gyros to wings, burgers to barbeque, and of course, mouthwatering street tacos. You can find just about anything you’re craving without having to travel too far at almost any hour of the the d...

The taco: A handheld history

The taco: A handheld history

Adriene Goodwin

October 4, 2016

You can’t have a taco without a tortilla. The tortilla holds everything together, and is the structural indicator of a taco. One could argue that the tortilla is the actual essence of a taco. The two most popular tortillas (wheat flour and corn) envelope the early origins of what we consider Mexican cui...

“Taco trucks on every corner” (an analysis)

“Taco trucks on every corner” (an analysis)

Dylan Verdi

October 4, 2016

A world with a  taco truck on every corner is quite possibly the most beautiful world I could ever dream of. If I were in a beauty pageant and the judges asked, “What do you want to do to make the world a better place?” I would probably answer, “Put a taco truck on every corner!” Dos fri...

Tacos: Food trucks vs. Restaurants

Tacos: Food trucks vs. Restaurants

Raquel Simon Calderon

October 4, 2016

Imagine your favorite taco place. Think of the smell of cilantro and grilled onions, so strong you can taste it, and the smoke rising off the hot grill from afar — but where are you? The taco places one chooses are commonly based on the authenticity, feel, flavor and (for many) the price. For s...

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

San Antonio vs. Austin: A breakdown of Texas’ (borderline) taco civil war

Ashlee Morales

October 4, 2016

In case you were living under a rock (or outside of Texas) in 2016, you’re aware that San Antonio and Austin, TX became involved in an epic taco war. It all began in mid-February, with the publication of an article in Austin Eater written by Matthew Sedacca crediting Austin as “the birthplace of ...

Tacos as a dietary staple

Tacos as a dietary staple

Raquel E. Alonzo

October 4, 2016

Texans can attest to one simple fact: tacos are the bomb. While an everyday norm for Texans, people from other states may be shocked to see San Antonians stuff their faces withpotato & egg breakfast tacos at 7 a.m. Tacos are eaten for lunch, dinner, as pick-me-up snacks and even for brunch with one...