Houston’s Henderson & Kane Offers Stellar Brisket Tacos, Tamales, and Sundry Other Treats
In 1908, Ambrose “A. C.” Saenz was born in New Braunfels to working-class Mexican immigrants. His parents, Crespin and Refugia, came north in the late nineteenth century. They met in Comal County and married in 1901, later moving to Bryan, where A. C. spent his childhood on the poor, Mexican side of town. As an adult, he played the violin in a band called Los Bolero Kings, and often liked to say that music was the food that nourished his soul. The Kings played their first show in 1941, at the hall of the Slavonic Benevolent Order of the State of Texas. But it was the smoked brisket tamales and beer that Saenz and his wife, Mary, sold at their restaurant, Saenz Tamales and Barbecue, that paid…View Original Post
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