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September 18, 2013

Famous Words: I Promise not to Eat Tacos Anymore

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Written by: Nydia O
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Kikis Tacos Mexicanos

Keeping a diet is very hard when we have such delicious Mexican taco restaurants like Kikis.

I crave the delicious hand-made corn tortilla tacos stuffed with avocado, cheese, grilled onions and cilantro. I promise I will retake my diet tomorrow – I tell myself.  Tomorrow I will only eat apples and drink water – or better yet – I will drink my DETOX tea tonight! Yeah, that’s what I’ll do.

Kikis is a popular Mexican restaurant that sells fajitas and parrilladas by the kilo – the orders come with beans a la charra – or charrobeans – chips and salsa. Free delivery is what has made Kikis popular.

For those who do not know what a parrillada is – because we have people outside of the USA and Mexico that read this magazine; we are international here! –  it is just a few pounds of thinly cut fajita (beef skirt) served on a large plate so several people can “dig in.”  There are parrilladas that also include chicken fajitas and sausage with grilled onions and hot peppers.

The order pictured here is tacos de bistek which sells for $6 dollars – they do have half orders, but no… I wanted to go all the way. Woman vs tacos – that’s me.

What favorite food  keeps breaking your diet?

Photo taken today at the new Kikis in Harlingen.

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About the Author

Nydia O
A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.-Maya Angelou. La Vida Valle is where I write about "la vida" my life in the Rio Grande Valley. From this bi-cultural corner on the tip of Texas, I share my poems and my spiritual and travel experiences. I also blog about the arts, nature and my passion for historic preservation and architecture. But most importantly, let's talk about "la vida" - living our lives - in a vacation state of mind. Contributions and comments are always welcome .


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