Thursday, March 10, 2011
La Casa Del Fuego - 402 Lavaca, Austin, TX 78701
I enjoyed the sign on the trailer:
"IF YOU ARE GROUCHY, IRRITABLE OR JUST PLAIN MEAN, THERE WILL BE A $10 CHARGE FOR PUTTING UP WITH YOU."
Had to snap a picture of that.
So I walked away a shiny happy person with my $3 beef taco. Walked up to a bench at 6th and Colorado to eat. It smelled good. It looked good. It tasted fatty. It was chewy. Yeah, that meat was gross. It didn't taste bad; it was just chewy and fatty, which I just couldn't get into. I tried to concentrate on the cheese and lettuce part of the taco, but the grease kept dripping all over the place. I finally got too frustrated with the whole thing and threw it away.
One pleasant surprise, though: They put three free pieces of gum in the bag. So I chewed them all the way to Yummy Yo where I got another disappointing item.
I walked by the taco trailer on my way back to the office, and it was closed. Deserted. I guess they rode away on the unicorn to prepare for tonight's drunken hungry masses.