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

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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?

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  1. 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

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

    2. El Patio in Austin does this well.

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

        1. 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

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

          2. 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. 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.