Taste the Rich Flavors of Guanajuato at This Hidden Gem in Paris, Texas
For ten years, Veronica Diaz worked at a Japanese restaurant in Paris, Texas. She was content there, rolling sushi while her husband manned the hibachi grill. Diaz moved from her hometown in Guanajuato state, Mexico, to join her father in Paris in 1999, and she liked life in northeast Texas. But in Paris—whose most famous landmarks are a diminutive replica of the Eiffel Tower capped with a red cowboy hat and a cemetery with a monument that features Jesus Christ wearing cowboy boots—Diaz nevertheless missed a taste of home. Squat chimichangas and thick chili con carne were and remain plentiful in town, she says; heavy bowls of crusty-topped chile con queso were on the table of every Mexican restaurant. What was absent were the dishes…View Original Post
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