Austin360Eats: Mettle’s pork confit tacos from @shikhalamode

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Pork confit tacos from Mettle. Photo by @shikhalamode.

Shikha Kaiwar (@shikhalamode on Instagram) doesn’t live in Texas, but she’s familiar enough with the Austin food scene not only to find her way to a place like Mettle but also to add our #Austin360Eats hashtag to her photo so we could show it off here.

When in Austin, do as the Austinites do – eat all the #tacos.

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Bridget Dunlap’s trendy East Austin eatery serves all kinds of dishes, but when in taco territory, one must eat tacos, so the San Francisco-based Kaiwar went with Mettle’s pork confit tacos, served with pickled red onions, cotija cheese, cilantro and poblano cream. You can read more about her adventures, including the recap of her visit to Mettle, at

To share photos of what you’re enjoying at Central Texas restaurants, cafes, food trucks and food stands, add the #Austin360Eats hashtag to your posts on social media.

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