Eddie Dominguez

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Sorry, Dallas, but Your Favorite Puffy Taco Is Not a Puffy Taco at All

    Despite a modest campaign to right puffy-taco wrongs, there remains a great rift in Dallas' puffy-taco universe. The issue centers around an impostor, a sham, a fraudulent taco promising supple puffiness that never makes its way to the plate. You'll find this taco at many Tex-Mex restaurants, includ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2013

    Puffy Taco Trend Coming To Dallas? Plus: How To Cook A Perfect Puffy Taco At Home.

    Back in December I started my search for the puffy taco, a deep fried delicacy, which according to popular convention hails from San Antonio, yet is impossible to find just a few hours away here in Dallas. That first blog post kicked off a dialogue with Eddie Dominguez, who says he's been tweaking h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Tracking Down the Origin of Dallas' "Puffy" Tacos

    I've spent days stuffing my gullet, looking for something that should be relatively easy to find. It's called a puffy taco, and apparently it's delicious, but I can't be sure because you can't purchase puffy tacos here in Dallas -- anywhere. The puffy taco got its start in San Antonio, at Tex-Mex r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Short Orders: Tupinamba

    Tupinamba12270 Inwood972-991-8148Eddie Dominguez's place is the restaurant equivalent of the Grapevine Bar--an unassuming, colorful, come-as-you-are kind of place.If you've never been to the latter (conveniently located across the street from our offices) or if you can't ignore for a moment the bar' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    On The Range: West Texas Enchiladas

    The first of a series documenting Chris Meesey's personal quest for authentic Tex-Mex. But we'll let him tell you more... I'm a genu-wine Texan, born and bred. In fact, I began life at Nix Hospital, San Antonio--less than one mile from The Alamo, the acknowledged epicenter of the Texas Universe. Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2008

    On Sale, T.J. Tees for True Patriots

    On this slow news day, just a little Patriots-proud heads-up for, oh, I dunno, Meat Loaf, Olympic silver-medalist Michael Carter, former State District Judge Ron Chapman, Tupinamba main man Eddie Dominguez, former city manager Jan Hart-Black, Monkee Mike Nesmith, smoky-throated actress Brenda Vaccar ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 9, 1996

    Taco of the town

    Tupinamba deserves its spot in Tex-Metroplex history