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Watch This 1999 Documentary About Tamale House

Austin Tex Mex institution Tamale House on Airport Boulevard was "a subculture onto itself" in 1999, according to a documentary now available on YouTube. The film was made "in the late 1990s" by filmmaker Susannah Erler, and is available until April 15. Tamale House East, which is run by the grandchildren of the original Tamale House owners, posted a link to the video on Facebook earlier today, and remarked, "Some things have changed but many things have stayed the same!"

Back in the day, Austinites still loved to complain about losing "old Austin" and the invasion of corporate chains, but their breakfast tacos were only sixty-five cents. Watch the full movie, which runs about half an hour, below.

· All Tamale House Coverage [EATX]
· All Video Interludes [EATX]

Tamale House

5003 Airport Boulevard Austin TX