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Briana Valdez's small storefront on Hollywood Boulevard is a temple to the unsung comfort foods of Texas, particularly the breakfast variety. Cheap, uncomplicated and wrapped in foil, HomeState's breakfast tacos don't disappoint. Valdez and Co. make their own flour tortillas; the soft discs with slightly dusty edges are as supple and familiar as fluffy white bread. HomeState's greatest triumph outside the breakfast tacos is the Frito pie in a bag. In this concoction, a bag of Fritos comes riddled with pockets of brawny chili con carne, cheddar, lettuce, sour cream and pickled jalapeños, a combination that takes you by the pleasure receptors and hangs on for dear life until the bag's empty. --Besha Rodell

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