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traditional tex mex enchiladas with raw chopped white onions impossible to find almost in Texas now!!

joedontexan Feb 5, 2012 06:23 AM

I have had it enchiladas with the deep great chili gravy with raw chopped white onions are almost impossible to find in Texas now. What the hell is going on? Pats Place a non mexican restaurant that serves one mexican item enchiladas has it and its in new braunfels how strange is that. I want answers and I want them now where can I find this in Texas? If you ask a waitress for chopped onions they look at you like your crazy. Whats happened to enchiladas in our great state?

  1. Perilagu Khan Feb 5, 2012 07:21 AM

    I'm pretty sure there's a few joints in Lubbock that will ask you if you want chopped onions on your cheese enchiladas. I always answer yes, of course.

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    1. re: Perilagu Khan
      elizan Feb 5, 2012 04:13 PM

      Maudie's in Austin has this type of enchilada. Excellent!

    2. r
      Rene Feb 5, 2012 09:26 PM

      El Patio in Austin does this well.

      1. texasredtop Feb 6, 2012 05:30 AM

        Sounds like the enchiladas at Pappasito's. That is one of the dishes that I really like there.

        1. j
          Jaymes Feb 10, 2012 12:20 PM

          And Larry's in Richmond. They're still pretty old-school TexMex.

          I think Robb Walsh's place in Houston, El Real, has them, too.

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          1. re: Jaymes
            rexster314 Feb 11, 2012 09:27 PM

            Larry's in Richmond, El Zarape in Bay City still offers fresh chopped onions for your enchilada dining pleasure

          2. Lambowner Feb 15, 2012 12:18 PM

            Lopez in Houston does. I once saw a guy order bowl after bowl of the onions and pile them on his enchiladas until it was 1/2 inch thick like snow on his enchiladas. It was amazing (ly gross).

            1. s
              San Antonio Sam Feb 24, 2012 10:44 AM

              These are actually pretty common in San Antonio. I actually thought they were "San Antonio Style" and didn't realize they were all over TX.

              I don't remember all the places I've had them but I had some just last week at La Fiesta Patio Cafe on Pat Booker Rd near Live Oak.

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