Texas Eats: Birria Tacos, Filipino Cuisine and Texas BBQ with a Twist

David Elder shares an easy ribeye slider recipe


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This week on Texas Eats, David Elder takes us to a Filipino restaurant in the Alamo City serving delicious and modern takes on Filipino classics.

He talks with the owner, Camille De Los Reyes, about Filipino culture and what has inspired her dishes.

After that, David heads to Los Gallos in New Braunfels for some gigantic tacos.

Next, David is heating things up in the Texas Eats Outdoor Kitchen with a ribeye slider recipe using Shiner Beer caramelized onions.

Then, David takes us to East Texas to sample birria, tortas, and street tacos at one of Houston’s best taco shops, Tacos Doña Lena.

David then samples some of the most colorful and creative Mexican dishes in the Alamo City at Los Azuelejos.

Next up, David takes us to the North Side of San Antonio for some delicious and healthy juices and acai bowls.

David wraps things up in the Hill Country with some Korean-inspired Texas BBQ at Eaker BBQ.

You don’t want to miss this delicious episode of Texas Eats!

Shiner Bock caramelized onion and beef sliders (KSAT12)

Ribeye Sliders with Shiner Onions


1 lb. sliced ribeye

1 package sweet Hawaiian roll

1 lb. sliced provolone cheese

2 tbsp oil

2 Yellow onions

1 bottle Shiner Bock beer

1 cup whipped butter

½ cup brown sugar

Salt & Pepper

Al Frugoni’s Chimichurri Seasoning


Heat 2 cast iron skillets over medium-high heat and add 1 tbsp of oil to each.

Slice onions into large slices.

Add whipped butter, sliced onions, and brown sugar to a skillet. Stir to combine.

Cook onions over medium heat, occasionally stirring, until onions have caramelized and moisture has reduced.

Deglaze skillet with Shiner Bock beer and stir.

Add salt & pepper to taste.

Add sliced ribeye into the second skillet and allow to sear on one side before stirring.

Cook ribeye to medium doneness and add salt & pepper to taste.

Cut tops off Hawaiian rolls, layer provolone cheese, ribeye, and caramelized onions, and place tops back on.

In a bowl, combine whipped butter and chimichurri seasoning.

Brush tops of Hawaiian rolls with butter mixture and return to the grill heated to 350°.

Sliders are ready to remove from the grill once the cheese has become melted.

Enjoy with a cold Shiner beer!

Restaurants featured this week:

Sari-Sari Supper Club - 10234 TX-151 #102, San Antonio, TX 78251

Los Gallos Taco House - 974 TX-337 Loop, New Braunfels, TX 78130

Shiner Cooking Demo

Shiner Bock caramelized onion and beef sliders (KSAT12)

Tacos Doña Lena - 8788 Hammerly Blvd G, Houston, TX 77080

Tacos Doña Lena (KSAT12)

Los Azulejos - 2267 NW Military Hwy Suite 101, San Antonio, TX 78213

Nektar Juice Bar - 1304 Borgfeld Dr, San Antonio, TX 78260

Eaker Barbecue - 607 W Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Sticky Asian pork ribs from Eaker BBQ in Fredericksburg (KSAT12)

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About the Authors:

David Elder is the host and executive producer of the food and travel show Texas Eats on ABC KSAT 12

Benjamin Garison is a producer, videographer, and editor for the top-rated food and travel show in Central and South Texas, Texas Eats with David Elder. Ben joined the Texas Eats team in the fall of 2020.