Love, Laughter, and Enchiladas: A History of The Old Borunda Cafe and the Women Who Made it Famous Page: 1
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LOVE, LAUGHTER, AND ENCHILADAS
A History of
The Old Berunda Cafe
The Women Who Made It
As you drive through the small West Texas town of
Marfa, you may notice en one side of the read at the eastern
edge of town, a large white stucco house with a small sign
in front--"Cafe." You' may think to yourself, Just another
cafe, one ef many in the towns scattered so widely over the
dry mountaineus region." You would be wrong, however for
this cafe is no regular eating place. This is The Old Ber-
unda Cafe--endeared to the hearts of the people of Marfa
and total strangers as well; and due to the World Searing
Contest held in Marfa last summer, famous all over the globe
fr its fine Mexican feed.
To what does such a place owe its fame? It certainly
can't be the furnishings or the interier, for the inside is
nothing more than a spacious rooeem with freshly painted white
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Lujan, Lupe J. Love, Laughter, and Enchiladas: A History of The Old Borunda Cafe and the Women Who Made it Famous, text, 1965; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth87663/m1/1/: accessed November 28, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Marfa Public Library.