Posts Tagged ‘rio grande valley restaurants’
 

 
The Rio Grande River as seen from the Progreso bridge. The border wall can be seen in the distance.

Nuevo Progreso; Our Mexican Valley Town

A day trip to Nuevo Progreso Mexico never gets old. Just a short walk across the Progreso bridge south of Weslaco disconnects me from routine. My husband and I prefer to visit during the week to avoid the crowds, but with Decem...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
Chef Roberto with daughter Alejandra Gonzalez

Culinary Culture in Weslaco, Texas

The lower Rio Grande Valley spans roughly 75 miles between Brownsville and Mission, Texas. For visitors and locals who prefer “mom and pop” restaurants, the variety of options can be overwhelming.  For starters, and becaus...
by Tapia - Gonzales
 

 
 
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Pappadeauxing

During a recent visit to McAllen, Texas, my friend Nancy suggested lunch at the local Pappadeaux which is actually located in Pharr, Texas.  We did not realize that lunch at a seafood place, on a Friday during Lent, was not a ...
by Tapia - Gonzales