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"A Conversation on Texas Taceaux"

On March 25, 2021, Humanities Texas and Foodways Texas hosted "A Conversation on Texas Taceaux," featuring Texas Monthly Taco Editor José R. Ralat in dialogue with Jason and Starr Harry, owners of EaDeaux’s Cajun Cocina, a Houston-based Cajun/Tex-Mex taco truck. This virtual program explored the role of the taco in representing and connecting the diverse, ever-evolving cultures of our state. Ralat took viewers on a brief taco tour of Texas, highlighting how different regions put their own unique spin on tortillas, fillings, and salsas. He and the Harrys then discussed how EaDeaux’s hybrid cuisine exemplifies the taco’s ability to bring people and cultures together. The conversation was followed by a Q&A session with the audience.