The Tamale Gazetteer is our occasional look at the world of tamales. We live in a hotbed of tamale making, New Orleans, Louisiana and prior to our life near the Gulf of Mexico we were settled in nicely in Austin, Texas-another tamale stronghold.
Tamales are important.
Ascension Amado thought that the tamales of Houston, Texas were awful so she set about rectifying the situation. link
Al’s Italian Beef sells tamales in Chicago, then they opened in Dallas and things were never the same. link
Marvin Wilson, the Tamale Man is dead. “Hot tamale make you jolly, need to eat some, won’t be melancholy” link
If you like Tex Mex hearken to Rosie’s Tamale House link