Over the past couple years, there’s been no food trend more captivating than the influx of cheesy, consomme-dipped tacos de birria.
With roots in Jalisco and Tijuana, birria tacos were popularized in the United States first in Los Angeles before making their way across the country. Typically made with beef (birria de res) at Dallas’s taquerias, the protein is braised until impossibly tender in spices and chiles, then loaded into tortillas with cheese and griddled to crispy, gooey perfection. The braising liquid is then repurposed into a hearty consomme, garnished with onions and cilantro and served on the side for dunking.
Perhaps not surprisingly, the trend is booming in Dallas right now. These 10 DFW eateries serve exemplary versions of birria tacos, along with equally compelling dishes like birria ramen, gooey birria grilled cheese, and more.Read More