Landrum a true authority on tamales

Editor’s Note: Leading up to the Second Annual The Best Tamales in Town contest, the News will feature in preceding editions articles announcing each of the five judges. This is the fourth of the five-part series.


Jana Landrum pic

Jana Landrum is one of five judges in the Second Annual San Benito News The Best Tamales in Town contest. (File photo)

It’s out in the open now, and there’s nothing she can do about it – Jana Landrum, Child Nutrition Program Director for San Benito CISD, has little experience making tamales.

But fear not, Landrum said, self-proclaimed “tamale authorities” can get over their initial shock at such a statement and be rest assured that she’d make a fitting judge in the Second Annual San Benito News “The Best Tamales in Town” contest.

Besides the fact that it’s her job to be familiar – at least to some degree – with food, the school district’s child nutrition program director wields vast knowledge in the area of … (wait for it) … taste!

For more on this story, pick up a copy of the Dec. 12 edition of the San Benito News. Or view our E-Edition by clicking here.

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