The End of Austin

an exploration of urban identity in the middle of Texas

Breakfast Taco Wars: Race, History, and Food in Austin and San Antonio

  When New York-based writer Matthew Sedacca made the claim that Austinites invented the phrase “breakfast taco”, he probably did not expect the level of outrage that he received from … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · 6 Comments

From KLEEN Wash to Launderette: Signposts of Gentrification or…?

At the corner of Robert T. Martinez, Jr. and Holly Streets, on the wall of KLEEN Wash laundromat, Our Lady of Guadalupe graces her visitors with a loving gaze and … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

You Say Texas; I Say Barbecue

Erica Robert Pallo has shared this short documentary film that she made about BBQ “from the perspective of both natives and non-Texans.” It was filmed at Franklin Barbecue and was featured … Continue reading

May 21, 2014 · 1 Comment
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