Mexican Texas
State of TexasMexican Texas is the name given by Texas history scholars to Texas during the period between 1821 and 1836, when Texas was an integral part of Mexico. The period began with Mexico's vic...
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Tex-Mex cuisine
"Tex-Mex" (portmanteau of Texan and Mexican) is a term describing a cultural fusion cuisine of American cuisine and Mexican cuisine, deriving from the culinary creations of Tejanos. It has spread fr...
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Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (Houston)
Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (Iglesia Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) is a Roman Catholic church located in the Second Ward in the East End, Houston, Texas. It is a part of the Roman Catholic Ar...
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Tejano
Tejano or Texano (Spanish for "Texan") is a term used to identify a Texan of Criollo Spanish or Mexican heritage.Historically, the Spanish term Tejano has been used to identify various groups of peopl...
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Don Pablo's
Don Pablo’s is a chain of Tex-Mex restaurants founded in Lubbock, Texas, in 1985. The chain had 45 restaurants in 15 states. The menu features Tex-Mex items, made-from-scratch salsa, tortillas and sau...
Baja Fresh
Baja Fresh is a chain of fast-casual Tex Mex restaurants founded in Newbury Park, California in 1990 and headquartered in Irvine, California. The chain emphasizes fresh ingredients, and each restaura...
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Convention of 1833
State of TexasThe Convention of 1833 (April 1–13, 1833), a political gathering of settlers in Mexican Texas, was a successor to the Convention of 1832, whose requests had not been addressed by ...
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KLTN
KLTN (102.9 FM, "La 102.9") is a Regional Mexican radio station broadcasting in Houston, Texas, United States. Owned by Univision Radio, its studios are in Uptown Houston and the transmitter is locat...
Convention of 1832
State of TexasThe Convention of 1832 was the first political gathering of colonists in Mexican Texas. Delegates sought reforms from the Mexican government and hoped to quell the widespread belief th...
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Charro Days
Charro Days, also known as Charro Days Fiesta or Charro Days Festival, is a two-nation fiesta and an annual four-day pre-Lenten celebration held in Brownsville, Texas, United States in cooperation wit...
Anahuac Disturbances
The Anahuac Disturbances were uprisings of settlers in and around Anahuac, Texas in 1832 and 1835 which helped to precipitate the Texas Revolution. This eventually led to the territory's secession fr...
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Arizona cheese crisp
An Arizona cheese crisp (simply "cheese crisp" in the region) is an open-faced, flour tortilla covered in shredded cheese, baked until crisp on top. It is similar to a quesadilla, but distinct in th...
Tex-Mex cuisine in Houston
Tex-Mex cuisine is very popular in Houston. Many Mexican cuisine restaurants in Houston have aspects that originate from Texas culture. Katharine Shilcutt of the Houston Press said in 2012 that "Tex-M...
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Mexic-Arte Museum
Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and educate the community through the presentation and promotion of traditional and contemporary...
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Don Pedro Mexican Restaurant
Don Pedro is a Mexican restaurant in San Antonio, Texas. The readers of the San Antonio Express-News have several times voted it the best Mexican restaurant in San Antonio.
Opened in 1968, "curren...
Sombrero Festival
Sombrero Festival, also known as Sombrero Fest, is a two-nation fiesta and an annual three-day pre-Lenten celebration held in Brownsville, Texas, United States. The grito—a joyous Mexican shout—opens ...
Texas Revolution
The Texas Revolution (October 2, 1835 – April 21, 1836) began when colonists (primarily from the United States) in the Mexican province of Texas rebelled against the increasingly centralist Mexican go...
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Little Mexico
Little Mexico is a former neighborhood in Dallas, Texas, encompassing the area bordered by Maple Avenue, McKinney Avenue and the MKT (Missouri, Kansas, Texas) Railroad. Formerly a Polish Jewish neighb...
Flag of the Republic of the Rio Grande
The Flag of the Republic of the Rio Grande was used in 1840, during 283 days from January 17 to November 6, as long as the republic existed. This country was formed by the northeastern Mexican states ...
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History of Mexican Americans in Texas
The first groups of Texans of Mexican origin originate from Spanish colonization of Mexico. Originally Texas was ruled by Spain as part of its New Spain territory, with Spain first arriving in Mexico ...
Carne asada
In Mexican cuisine, carne asada (literally 'grilled meat' (specifically beef), though any type of dry heat cooking may be used) is made from thin marinated beef steak, usually skirt steak, flank steak...
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Spanish Texas
State of TexasSpanish Texas was one of the interior provinces of New Spain from 1690 until 1821. Although Spain claimed ownership of the territory, which comprised part of the modern-day U.S. state ...
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Mexican War of Independence
The Mexican War of Independence (Spanish: Guerra de Independencia de México) was an armed conflict, and the culmination of a political and social process which ended the rule of Spain in the terri...
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History of Mexican Americans in Houston
The city of Houston has a significant Mexican American and Mexican immigrant population. It is the oldest Hispanic ethnic group in Houston, and Jessi Elana Aaron and José Esteban Hernández, authors of...
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Burrito
A burrito (/bəˈritoʊ/,  buˈrito ) is a type of Mexicanand Tex-Mex food, consisting of a wheat flour tortilla wrapped or folded into a cylindrical shape to completely enclose the filling (in ...
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Empresario
An empresario was a person who had been granted the right to settle on Mexican land in exchange for recruiting and taking responsibility for new settlers. The word is Spanish for entrepreneur.
In ...
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Mexilink
Mexilink Inc. is a distributor of Mexican products headquartered in Houston, Texas. As of 2009 Salvador Escalona is the CEO.Mexilink opened in May 1999 with an initial investment of $300,000 ($420,000...
Ninfa's
The Original Ninfa's on Navigation is a popular Mexican restaurant located at 2704 Navigation Boulevard in Houston, Texas. The restaurant serves both Tex-Mex and Mexican cuisine. The Original Ninfa's...
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