In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Tex-Mexde Texas y México
- His solo albums, explorations of ‘world music’ long before such a term existed, have featured Hawaiian slack-key guitars, Tex-Mex accordions, and Indian flutes.
- The tune was also adapted to regional music genres like the Tex-Mex flavor of Texas, salsa in New York, and the mana-style rhythms of California.
- The regular menu includes pizza, salads, other sandwiches and Tex-Mex items such as quesadillas.
- Madame had ordered a Queen size New York strip steak, medium rare, while I went for the Tex-Mex dish of blackened chicken fajita.
- Yeah, that will be good, I'll have an avocado topped off with whole sour cream and a family sized starter of Tex-Mex nachos please, with extra cheese and more guacamole.
- Somewhat akin to Tex-Mex tejano and banda styles, ranchera norteña sways with sweeping vocals, accordions, and the full gamut of synthesized sounds.
- Seems the ensemble members all write and sing as well, resulting in a gripping collection of rags, country ditties and Tex-Mex tearjerkers.
- Mexican Standoff wanders along the Tex-Mex musical border; Don't Ask, Don't Tell is a more straight-ahead roots rock break-up record and Got No Strings sets a bunch of Disney classics to a country and western groove.
- In Texas, the first thing to hit me was the iconography - of the cowboy, the Southwest, and the landscape, along with rich Tex-Mex culture represented by the Mariachi bands.
- Take time to enjoy the sights, experience some Tex-Mex cooking, and explore the culture and heritage of the city.
- Later, treat yourself to dinner at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, another local favorite for its Tex-Mex menu and potent top-shelf margaritas.
- I've always loved the Tex-Mex sound and knew a few musicians who had a similar passion so I asked them to join me.
- San Antonio prides itself on being the birthplace of Tex-Mex cooking and there are plenty of places where you can enjoy it.
- Next stop, and a first for me, was to be San Antonio and a few days at that Texas city's big annual Fiesta, with mariachi music, the river walk, El Mercado, great Tex-Mex food - what more could anyone ask for?
- Los Lonely Boys are a hard-working, hard-rocking Tex-Mex trio with an incendiary take on barroom blues.
- Cafe Oren, in the same street, offers light vegetarian dishes in a stylish setting, and Los Cucarachas is a popular Tex-Mex restaurant which fills up most nights, so get there early.
- Culinary folklorists now trace Tex-Mex cooking all the way back to the state's Native American peoples and to Juan de Onate's colonists who first brought European livestock to El Paso in 1581.
- Oh, and the accordion of Los Lobos' David Hidalgo adds Tex-Mex spice to ‘Please Let Me Stay a Little Longer.’
- Hungry customers gorged on Tex-Mex food and washed it down with beer or margaritas.
- Customers who've moved away pine for a Lila's Tex-Mex fix, confide the regulars, and rush to the restaurant the moment they return for a visit, tanking up on all the red and green salsa they can ingest.
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