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Review: Benitos Taco Shop

There are very few taco stands in gas stations around Los Angeles.  So, I have to get more creative on what a “Gas Station Taco” is which leads me to today’s review of Benito’s Taco Shop on Fairfax and Beverly Boulevard. Benitos sits next door to a Shell gas station near The Grove and CBS […]

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Review: La Fisheria in San Francisco

I wasn’t expecting to run into a gas station taco stop while test driving a Kia K900 at the dad blogger conference Dad 2.0 Summit, but I’m always checking whenever I pass a gas station. There it was a taco truck, under a Shell gas station sign on a Friday afternoon in the San Francisco […]

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Thrillist Dallas Selects 5 Best Gas Station Tacos

Thrillist Dallas Selects 5 Best Gas Station Tacos The Thrillist website shared their quick reviews on the top 5 gas station taco places in Dallas.  They even included a photo from this website (Taqueria La Tejanita.) There are some great choices in the article though not the 5 I’d personally rank as the best in […]

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What’s Your Food Truck Name

With the popularity of Food Trucks taking over just about every major city, try this to find out the name of your imaginary food truck business.

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The SxSW Guide to Gas Station Tacos

So you’re heading to SxSW and there’s no doubt you’ve heard all about the great BBQ in Austin or how you should try the Migas at Maudie’s (psst.. their migas are overrated), but did you know Austin has a few gas station taquerias?  Plus there are a couple additional stops for tacos if you are […]

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Fuel City Gets a Patio

So the big news today in gas station taco land is that Dallas’ Fuel City now has an outside dining area.  It appears someone used their carpentry and landscaping skills and popped up a place to eat their famous $1.40 picadillo taco. Having a place to eat a gas station taco isn’t anything new as […]

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First Gas Station Taco GroupOn

I can’t really say for sure whether this is the first time GroupOn has offered a gas station taco deal, but I’m pretty sure it’s a good guess this is a first.  If you a fan of Fuel City Tacos and who isn’t? They are running a 50% off deal to get $6 worth of […]

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“What’s That Corn Stuff Called?”

I was recently asked “what’s that corn stuff called?”  Well, it’s called Elote and Dallas’ own Fuel City gas station has one of the best outside carts serving small, medium and large “Cups of Corn.” Elote is a perfect side dish to some Pastor tacos, my personal favorite from Fuel City. Basically Elote is corn […]

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Should’ve Started this 3 Months Earlier

This blog grew out of a conversation back in early December last year about how I should start a blog about my odd obsession with Gas Station Tacos.  Today, I finally took the initiative to start it and before picking a URL I did a quick Google search to see if there were other blogs […]

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Gas Station Kitchen

Why Gas Station Tacos?

I really don’t know. I suppose it started with the hilarity of going out with some unsuspecting co-worker to a great Mexican restaurant and pulling into a BP Gas Station on Ford Road in Dearborn. I love the idea that I can get a full tank of gas and fill my own tank with some […]

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