ATLANTA - With a name like Taco Cowboy, a menu chocked full delicious tacos, quesadillas, and other traditional (and not so traditional) Mexican fare is a given. In fact, if that is all they served at the Virginia Highland restaurant, it would likely be very successful, but boy oh boy are they so much more than that. Now add paella, fried chicken, salmon, mussels, ribs, and brisket and you understand why the concept can’t be put in a box.
They describe themselves as Texican, and with all that variety in a restaurant owned by Certified Master Chef Tom Catherall, who knows a thing or two about running successful restaurants in Atlanta, it’s got to be great, right?
Now I know what you’re thinking. This is still #BurgersWithBuck, right? Have you guys gone all PC on us or something?
We need to talk. Shhh. Look both ways to make sure no one is peeking over your shoulder as we let you in on a little behind the scenes information. You can get a wonderful burger at Taco Cowboy, but you won’t find it on the menu. This is our little secret, #BWB family.
We had the Brisket Chili Burger (which we are lobbying to be renamed Buck’s Brisket Chili Burger), and boy are we glad we did. We’re talking about grass-fed, locally grown beef, fresh buns from Buckhead Bread Company, and a generous serving of brisket chili smoked by Pit Master Scott Switzer.
Somehow, some way we didn’t ruin our second consecutive dress shirt, but it would have been totally worth it if we did.
For more information about Taco Cowboy, including the menu, hours of operation, and specials…go to their website, www.tacocowboy.com.
And, as always, if you have a favorite burger that you would like to see featured on, tell me about it on www.facebook.com/BuckFOX5 or www.twitter.com/BuckFOX5, and don't forget to use the hashtag #BurgersWithBuck and/or #BWB.