John Nechman writes:
" What a joy to find little treasures where you least expect them! Next time you're craving tacos and are facing the maddening construction-related traffic delays on Shepherd north of Buffalo Bayou, keep your eyes peeled for a tiny place on your right called Tio Trompo (316 Shepherd). Pull in and prepare to be intoxicated by the glorious aromas of marinated pork spinning on a roasting spit, a.k.a. el trompo. A kind couple from Veracruz, México and probably also their adorable curly-haired son (likely just a little more than a half-dozen years of age) will happily serve you food that will make you very thankful you took the time to read this.