This Sunday, listen for Taco Land on NPR weekend edition (7am & 10am). If you miss the segment live, you can listen to the archived story online – and be sure to check out with all of the Taco Land stories, photos and videos, that folks have been uploading to the site.
Taco Land was an amazing place with an enormous story, and we hope we’ve captured some key elements of the place and it’s iconic proprietor, Ramiro “Ram” Ayala on the Radio. One that we only vaguely make reference to is the monumental oak tree that covered the amazing outdoor patio and hung down over the San Antonio river, so I have to include this photo that was uploaded to our site.
We’ve received some nice voicemail memories about Taco Land. I hope we get a few more of these from folks (888-910-2555). This one is a nice PG version of a “ribauld” Taco Land tale.
Everyone we’ve met from San Antonio has been incredibly welcoming and generous with their memories of Ram and Taco Land, and we’d like to thank them and anyone else who was a part of this place for sharing that with us. If we missed you in San Antonio, please keep adding your stories to the website.
And if you had your own hallowed hall of rock, that you wish you could go back to (even if your liver, you eardrums, your parents and your priest are relieved that you can’t), we hope you’ll add it to the Place + Memory site, as well.