11 Great Texas Taquerias Owned by Women

11 Great Texas Taquerias Owned by Women

Mamá Reyna and crew at Veracruz All NaturalYolanda Guerrero, a taquera with mostly silver hair neatly pulled back and covered by a hairnet, is standing in the doorway of her East Austin taco trailer, Tacos Guerrero. She’s recounting how she got into the food business. In the 1990s, Guerrero beat a hundred other competitors in a cooking contest in her native Monterrey, Mexico. Her winning array of dishes included fluffy, orangey-red rice, chiles rellenos, and half a cabrito (milk-fed kid goat). Guerrero worked at restaurants and cleaned houses and food trucks before her son bought her a trailer in 2016. “You don’t need to work for anyone else anymore,” she remembers him saying proudly.  At Tacos Guerrero, construction workers in orange vests eat at picnic tables alongside middle-class moms and families in…View Original Post

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