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Tamale House Founder Moses Vasquez Passes at 90

Sad news: Original Tamale House founder and beloved Austinite Moses Vasquez died Tuesday night at the age of 90. It's been a rough year for the Austin institution; recall that Moses' son Robert "Bobby" Vasquez passed away back in April, with his Tamale House #3 shuttering for good shortly thereafter.

The Vasquez family has operated Tex Mex restaurants in Austin for over 50 years; the remaining Tamale House East is operated by Vasquez's grandchildren. Austin 360 has info on services for Vasquez, which will be held this Friday and Saturday.

· @TamaleHouseEast [Twitter]
· Legendary Tex-Mex Drummer Moses Vasquez Has Passed [Scrumptious Chef]
· Tamale House Founder Moses Vasquez Dies [Austin 360]

[Photo: Tamale House/Facebook]

Tamale House East

1707 E 6TH ST, AUSTIN, TX 78702