Lo­cal food:

Tex-Mex orig­i­nated way be­fore Aussies fell in love with cheesy na­chos or chilli con carne but we now have a great choice of lo­cal op­tions

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - TASSIE LIVING -

Our picks of some of the best Tex-Mex dishes around

The Texas Pantry TEX-MEX PLAT­TER, $39

If you’re look­ing for an in­tro­duc­tion, The Texas Pantry’s TexMex plat­ter is ideal. The two-per­son plat­ter is all made in-house and in­cludes Bar­ba­coa Beef, El Paso Pork Car­ni­tas and Tex-Mex Chicken with a se­lec­tion of sauces, rice, beans and warm tor­tillas. 100a Main Road, Moonah

Amigos 3-COURSE TUES­DAY SPE­CIAL $22

If you’re look­ing for a more Mex­i­can style feast then head on over to Amigos. The North Ho­bart in­sti­tu­tion has in­tro­duced hoards of din­ers to Mex­i­can cui­sine with the three course Tues­day spe­cial, as well as of­fer­ing a range of fa­ji­tas, tacos, bur­ri­tos and more.

329 El­iz­a­beth St, North Ho­bart

The Win­ston WIN­STON’S TEXAS SMOKER FROM $8

Not only does The Win­ston brew se­ri­ously de­li­cious beer and let you bring your pooch to the pub, they also do food, re­ally good food. Try the Win­ston’s Texas smoker and build your own smoky meat plat­ter with ribs, pulled pork or brisket and grab a taco for a little bit of Mex­i­can on the side.

381 El­iz­a­beth St, Ho­bart

Zam­brero CLAS­SIC BUR­RITO FROM $11.90

A sta­ple of the Tex-Mex cui­sine is the faith­ful bur­rito and what bet­ter place to in­dulge than Zam­brero. Pick and mix Sub­way style from a se­lec­tion of meats, beans, rice, sal­ads and sal­sas to cre­ate your per­fect bur­rito.

80 Liver­pool Street Ho­bart

Every­days Smokin BBQ & Bar AMER­I­CAN BABY BACK RIBS, $29 FOR HALF RACK, OR $39 FOR A FULL RACK

It’s a little more Tex than Mex. but Every­days def­i­nitely ticks the box for de­li­cious. Get stuck into a rack of pork ribs, rubbed and smoked for six hours, cov­ered in bar­be­cue sauce and served with chips and slaw. 315 El­iz­a­beth St, North Ho­bart

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