Are we the only ones who think tamales for a buck fifty apiece from Neiman Marcus is kind of a good deal? We happily pay double that all the time and don’t even think twice. The old days where you could get a dozen tamales for $4-5 are over. Rolling tamales is laborious and we can hardly wait for the Mother Jones article where their mole infiltrates the Neiman Marcus tamale factory with all the scandalous details.
Tamale House East in Austin is taking their tamale game to the next level with the installation of 16 taps devoted to Texas craft beer, and a menu of exotic tamales with fanciful ingredients like candied grapefruit, blackened pork belly and dark chocolate.
Dennise Cruz was busted by a nosy neighbor on Nextdoor, now she’s looking at having to pay $700 in fines for selling tamales out of her home kitchen.
One tamal will set you back $28 at Flora Street Cafe.