Category: Mexican



Our third lunch adventure of 2017 was a trip to Terlingua, a newer place that has popped up on Washington Ave. during that area’s continued re-development/gentrification. Despite the fancy name and rustic sign, however, we discovered it to be a simple, no-nonsense spot with Southwestern and Mexican-inspired BBQ selections.

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El Rayo Taqueria

It was a dark and stormy night. I’d taken a creative writing class.

That’s when she walked into my life. Beautiful. Zesty. Deadly.
Her name was, El Rayo Taqueria.

Don't touch Emmie's food.

Don’t touch Emmie’s food.

I hung up my coat and ordered a stiff drink. Made of bee pollen, agave nectar, citrus juice, el Jimador Silver Tequila & Triple Sec, the Anti Venom promised to take the edge of a particularly stressful workweek. I sat down to take in the scene. The tables covered in plastic mariachi print were clean… maybe too clean. The chips were still warm and the guacamole decadent. The waitress came at me with a smile that could melt the ice in my heart.
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