Taqueria Hoy! Brings Back SOLD-OUT TACO HEART for Limited Time Only This Valentines Day!

Orange County, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Taqueria Hoy!®, the leader from Orange County in Authentic Mexican Tacos that leave you with a smile, is set to help you impress this Valentines Day. At all of their locations they will be offering a one-of-a-kind TACO HEART. The guests will be able to customize each heart to their liking and will include the following:
• 10 Tacos – customized exactly how you like it
• Choice of 8 meats with all toppings available
• Our Famous Salsa Verde & Salsa Roja
• Hand cut onions and cilantro
• Grilled serrano chilies
• Guests can place an order by calling any location or through social media by following and sending a message to their Instagram page
The menu at Taqueria Hoy!® specializes in local flavors. Dishes vary from Carne Asada (Grilled Steak) to the traditional Lengua (Beef Tongue) meats prepared in an authentic style to the famous Al Pastor. The green and red Hoysioso® salsas are the stars of the menu with the secret family recipe that brings a unique twist to every bite.

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Order heart-shaped boxes of birria tacos for your Valentine

By Linh Ta @https://www.axios.com/

Nothing says love like, "Honey … I got you tacos."
Driving the news: Nina's Tacos is offering unique Valentine's Day gifts you can order — taco boxes with sauce and consomé for dipping.
A small box includes five tacos for $35, while a large box includes eight tacos for $50.

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Texas Tacos Transcend Culinary Borders

By José R. Ralat @https://www.texasmonthly.com/

Fifty years ago, the tacos most Texans ate—breakfast tacos, barbecue tacos, and crispy tacos—originated in the foodways of South Texas. Not anymore. Today tacos hail from all over and have become a vessel for cultural bridge-building in a wildly multicultural state. The taco is a culinary welcome wagon, inviting Texans to be more adventurous in their eating habits while offering immigrant diners and restaurateurs a passage into American cuisine. Immigrants from around the world and their descendants are adapting their dishes to create new fillings for the familiar tortilla. “I don’t want to say it’s easy to put something in a taco, but it’s more approachable for a lot of people,” says Anna Swann, owner of the Dallas pop-up Ulam Modern Filipino Kitchen.

For anyone raised on tacos, it’s not a huge leap to consume Swann’s signature sisig, a mixed-meat dish composed of pork head and shoulder, seasoned with onions, chiles, and citrus fruit, and nestled in a gossamer flour tortilla. It resembles discada, a mixed-meat preparation popular along the border. This isn’t exactly shocking. From the sixteenth to the early nineteenth centuries, the Philippines and Mexico, with a shared history of Spanish colonization, were connected by the trade route between Manila and Acapulco, which promoted the exchange of fruits and spices.

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Serious Mexican food in London and where to find it

Anyone in the UK, keen to try a new Mexican dish, looking for a Mexican restaurant or perhaps missing their native cuisine is in luck. A quick Google search for Mexican restaurants near me will bring up a huge range of options almost anywhere in the country.
These restaurants tick all boxes, serving a lot of traditional Mexican dishes as well as groundbreaking new cuisine. Without much ado, the following is the list of some of the best Mexican restaurants in the UK:

Mestizo
KOL
El Pastór
Corazón
Temper
Breddos Tacos
Taquería
Santo Remedio
Cravings La Carreta
Tacos Padre


Mestizo
In London, it can be challenging to find authentic Mexican food, yet Mestizo provides it. This establishment is praised for delivering a comfortable experience, as well as good Mexican dishes that are true to tradition and does great honour to the country’s vivid tastes.
The restaurant serves many of the Mexican dishes that are harder to fine in London, such as nopales (grilled cactus leaf with tomato, onion and queso fresco) and pastel de Elote (a special kind of cornbread), as well as classic favourites like enchiladas and tostadas.
Their margaritas are also fantastic, and the steak is perfectly prepared. Additionally, vegans need not worry because they have a menu that covers that too.
Lastly, Mestizo has a reputation for friendly service and large serving sizes.
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The Napa Valley Taco Trail

By Janette Maack @https://www.visitnapavalley.com/
You haven’t experienced Napa Valley like a local until you’ve dug deep into our taco-obsessed roots. For most, thoughts of dining in Napa Valley conjures up visions of meticulously-plated Michelin-star masterpieces (and prices to match). While of course visitors to Napa Valley can enjoy world-renowned cuisine served up by famous chefs in many restaurants, the bounty of fresh produce in Napa Valley also lends itself to more modest culinary delights – take the taco, for instance.
From neighborhood food trucks to strip-mall taquerias (yes, there are also a couple of Michelin-rated taco joints – it is Napa Valley), we present the Napa Valley Taco Trail. Can you hit them all?
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Dallas gas station famous for tacos opens new location with in-house beer bar

By Teresa Gubbins @ https://dallas.culturemap.com/

A Dallas gas station famous for its tacos is opening a new location that comes with tacos and a whole lot more: Fuel City, which has earned national attention for being one of the first gas stations to have an in-house taqueria, will open a location in Wylie, at 1800 N. SH-78.
This is the eighth location for what has become growing chain, but it will be the first Fuel City to feature an in-house beer bar, with 20 beers on tap, along with the option to get beer to go in growler or crowler formats.
According to company CEO Joseph Bickman, the facility will open at the end of December.
Fuel City was founded in 1995 by entrepreneur (and Bickman's father-in-law) John Benda, who opened the original location off I-35 near downtown Dallas.
Located just up the street from the Grassy Knoll, the station became its own tourist landmark thanks to its fun Texana milieu that included live animals on the premises including longhorn cattle.
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Mony’s Tacos Now Serving Dinner & Drinks

By Rebecca Horrigan @https://www.independent.com/

In 2013, Mony’s became the Funk Zone’s go-to spot for hungry folks craving home-cooked authentic Mexican dishes created by Monica “Mony” Diaz. A native of Colima, Mexico, where she started cooking as a child, Diaz brought her handcrafted seasonings and family recipes to Santa Barbara first in a popular food truck and then to their hole-in-the-wall joint on Anacapa Street, around the corner from the neighborhood’s many tasting rooms.
“We try to bring to the menu comfort food that can transport you back to your abuela’s kitchen or introduce you to a cuisine that is often overlooked,” explained Mony’s son Carlos Diaz, the operations manager. “Mony herself has been cooking for the past 20 plus years, but she takes a lot of her recipes from all the women in her life, like her mother, Alida, and mother-in-law, Genoveva, who have passed on the recipes from their families on to her.”
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L.A.’s next taco sensation is a mariscos truck in Silver Lake

BY BILL ADDISON-RESTAURANT CRITIC LA TIMES

Francisco Aguilar calls out the name on my order. Through one of the windows of Simón, the admiral-blue mariscos truck he parks six days a week at Sunset Triangle Plaza in Silver Lake, he hands me a plate with two tacos — a fish al pastor and a shrimp-filled gobernador.
The always-evolving options for tacos total 10 or so, and during the last couple months of regular lunches at Simón, solo or with friends, I’ve started taking care to request tacos in even numbers. Aguilar and his small crew pair them by happenstance as they’re ready. As a taquero, he leans modernist in his sculptural forms and outside-the-box shadings of taste and texture. Eating his coupled tacos is as satisfying as considering a duo of paintings by the same artist made in two very different moods.
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Snag a Free Vampiro Taco in Honor of Friday the 13th Week

By Alysia Gray Painter - https://www.nbclosangeles.com/

When we turn the page on a fresh calendar, a number of questions might quickly occur to us in speedy succession.
When are the year's full moons? (We've already enjoyed a bright lunar show this year.) Is there an extra day in 2023? (There is not.)
And when should we expect Friday the 13th to show up?
We won't have to wait too long for the answer to that final question: The year's first Friday the 13th — there are two in 2023 — is happening in January.

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Texas-based Torchy's brings its "Damn Good Tacos" to Richmond next week with free tacos

By Sean Jones - https://richmond.com/

The popular Austin, Texas-based Torchy’s Tacos is set to open its first Richmond location next week in Short Pump.
The rapidly expanding craft-casual chain first opened in Virginia last month, and has several upcoming spots planned in the Richmond area, opening this year.
The 11130 W. Broad St. location has a 4,020-square-foot dining room coupled with an outdoor patio.
The restaurant and bar’s self-proclaimed “Damn Good Tacos” creatively feature new combinations with its ever-changing Taco of the Month. It also has breakfast tacos served all day long, freshly squeezed and hand-shaken margaritas and local brews.

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This restaurant started as a Mexican beach-side taco stand in a $3,000 VW bus—soon, it could come to a block near you

By Tom Huddleston Jr. - https://www.cnbc.com/

In 2006, Dario Wolos was selling tacos out of a converted Volkswagen van in the Mexican beach town Playa del Carmen.

The food truck, called Tacombi, has come a long way since then. Today, it’s a fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain with 15 locations across New York, Miami and Washington, D.C. It has $27.5 million in funding from Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer’s investment fund, fueling a rapid expansion plan across the U.S. — Shake Shack-style — to 75 total locations by 2026.

That’s a far cry from Tacombi’s beach days, which started when Wolos bought his 1963 green VW “bus” in Mexico City for $3,000. Wolos converted the van into a mobile restaurant where he sold his first tacos, he told Total Food Service in November.

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Secret Taco Tuesday by TacoTuesday.com Is An Over-The-Top Success

TacoTuesday.com is the everything resource for tacos and happiness. The team is on a mission to find all the best tacos and Taco Tuesdays and help make it easy for fellow taco lovers to do the same on the website. The juggernaut recently launched Secret Taco Tuesday, which combines a Secret Dinner Society with Taco Tuesday. The experience is an invitational that blends premium food, drinks and vibes. Sneak peeks of what’s to come with Secret Taco Tuesdays include; yachts, stunning properties, Essex Skyline luxury apartments, luxury tequila and incredible chefs. 

The food was by Chef Karla Vasquez from Chela’s Mexican Kitchen, soon to open in San Clemente. The wine was provided by Unshackled Wines & The Prisoner Wine Company. The tequila was provided by Herradura. Decorations provided by Dolce Picnics and The Fringe Aesthetic. 

Find all the tacos at TacoTuesday.com, a database of restaurants that serve Taco Tuesday specials across the United States. The juggernaut of a website is quickly becoming THE free resource for restaurants to add their Taco Tuesday menu while giving millions of taco obsessed consumers a convenient way to find tacos. The site is continuously expanding, with exciting future plans to combine tacos, technology and happiness.  Follow TacoTuesday.com on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Twitter for more entertaining content and tips on how to live your best life while eating more tacos and drinking more margaritas. Sigh up to receive the TacoTuesday.com newsletter here to be invited to special events.

TacoTuesday.com Does Houston, TX

TacoTuesday.com is on a mission to find all the best tacos and Taco Tuesdays, helping to make it easy for fellow taco lovers to do the same on TacoTuesday.com. The crew recently visited Houston, Texas to find the best tacos and margaritas throughout the city and surrounding areas. For an entire week, the Taco Tuesday team ate their way through the city in search of the most exciting, diverse and unique tacos that Houston has to offer. The team found them and are spotlighting the top ten on Instagram over the next three weeks. The videos capture each restaurant’s unique vibe, menu and culture.

Beginning today, three to four new videos a week will be premiered on social media for the next three weeks. Follow along as TacoTuesday.com explores the largest city in Texas and its’ wide variety of taco offerings.

“Houston really blew us away with how diverse their taco scene is,” said Pamela Waitt, founder of TacoTuesday.com. “Each restaurant we visited had its’ own distinct style and vibe. From BBQ to fusion tacos and fresh seafood caught in the Gulf of Mexico, we couldn’t get enough of the tacos Houston had to offer. We’re excited to share what we discovered through the videos we’ll be rolling out.”

TacoTuesday.com is quickly becoming the leading free resource for the taco obsessed. With plans to visit more Texas & California taco hotspots soon, taco aficionados and restaurants alike have found a new home for everything relating to tacos. 

To learn more, follow @TacoTuesday.Official on social media and sign up for the www.TacoTuesday.com newsletter.

Find all the tacos at TacoTuesday.com, a database of restaurants that serve Taco Tuesday specials across the United States. The juggernaut of a website is quickly becoming THE free resource for restaurants to add their Taco Tuesday menu while giving millions of taco obsessed consumers a convenient way to find tacos. The site is continuously expanding, with exciting future plans to combine tacos, technology and happiness.  Follow TacoTuesday.com on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Twitter for more entertaining content and tips on how to live your best life while eating more tacos and drinking more margaritas. Sigh up to receive the TacoTuesday.com newsletter here to be invited to special events.

Just in Time for National Endless Breakfast Day

TacoTuesday.com and OC Bitches Brunch join forces to highlight Southern California’s vibrant breakfast tacos and brunch scene in Southern California. Everyone knows that Tuesdays are for tacos and weekends are all about brunching. This year, Taco Tuesday & National Endless Breakfast Day fall on the same day and there’s no better way to celebrate than with breakfast tacos! The emerging trend isn’t going anywhere and both organizations are 100% here for it.

Stats clearly reflect sales increases for restaurants that offer Taco Tuesday promotions. The same can be said for restaurants serving breakfast & brunch on weekends. California & Texas have recently seen a large increase in breakfast taco popularity, resulting in much needed revenue during a period of recovery.

“When we started to look deeper into breakfast tacos and the popularity of brunch, we recognized that now is the perfect time to shine a spotlight on both,” said Pamela Waitt, founder of TacoTuesday.com. “During a time of recovery for most restaurants, this stream of revenue shouldn’t be ignored. We’ve partnered with OC Bitches Brunch because of their fun & playful approach to brunching and we’re thrilled to give the breakfast taco it’s long overdue recognition.”

The taco is one of the most versatile and iconic dishes in the United States. It has limitless possibilities when chefs prepare it for breakfast or brunch. Scrambled or over easy eggs, nestled in a corn or flour tortilla and topped with a myriad of fresh toppings, the possibilities to wow diners are endless.

“The opportunity to work with the leading resource for the taco obsessed is a dream come true for OC Bitches Brunch,” said found Toni Ochoa. “We plan to seek out the best of the best when it comes to Mexican brunches in and around Orange County. We’re taking TacoTuesday.com’s taco finding search engine to a new level for brunchoholics.”

To learn more about breakfast tacos near you, visit TacoTuesday.com. For brunch suggestions, visit OCBitchesBrunch.com.

Find all the tacos at TacoTuesday.com, a database of restaurants that serve Taco Tuesday specials across the United States. The juggernaut of a website is quickly becoming THE free resource for restaurants to add their Taco Tuesday menu while giving millions of taco obsessed consumers a convenient way to find tacos. The site is continuously expanding, with exciting future plans to combine tacos, technology and happiness. Follow TacoTuesday.com on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Twitter for more entertaining content and tips on how to live your best life while eating more tacos and drinking more margaritas. Sigh up to receive the TacoTuesday.com newsletter here to be invited to special events.

OC Bitches Brunch is a lifestyle and mindset for anyone and everyone that takes brunching in style very seriously. If you like to eat, brunch and dress well you’re a bad bitch that should be brunching like a queen. Stay up to date with the latest and greatest spots and exclusive events in OC by signing up for the OCBitchesBrunch.com newsletter.

El Milagro is taking over at this Clanbrassil Street Bar

By Katy Thornton at https://lovindublin.com/

Making every Tuesday a Taco Tuesday.

If you haven't tried the tacos from El Milagro, you need to ASAP. I first got my hands on them at Pups in the Park in Marlay Park back in September, and to say I've been dreaming about them ever since is an understatement. They were flavorsome, filling, and had a bit of a quick with their delicious pineapple relish. Essentially, if you don't already know about their incredible tacos, it's time to get to know.

Exciting news for regulars of 57 the Headline; El Milagro will be taking over the Clanbrassil Street bar's kitchen every Tuesday from now onwards.

El Milagro took to Instagram to share the news with their followers.

"We're very thrilled to join our pals from @57theheadline every Tuesday from 6 pm for a very special *Taco Tuesday* pop up. Come on down for some delicious tacos n antojitos paired with an outstanding craft beer and wine selection."

Of course tacos will be on the menu, but you'll also be able to order their sharing nibbles, including totopos and kekitas.

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23 Under-The-Radar Tampa Bay Taco Spots

23 under-the-radar Tampa Bay taco spots you need to try before you die

By Alexandria Jones at cltampa.com

When it comes to tacos, Tampa Bay has some very classic, well-known haunts. But there are also smaller spots with some cult followings that deserve a little shine. A few of these these taquerias, food trucks, and cafes are easy to miss, but they're hawking some of the best tacos in town. From secret gas stations tacos, to lesser-known chains, to up-coming, fusion-fueled twists, you certainly have your work cut out for you.

Ranchero Tacos

4901 N Florida Ave, Tampa, 813-495-2635
Get ready for perfection. While it boasts a smaller menu with most of the usual suspects, simple street tacos are the move here. Tortillas are pressed to order and toasted on the flat top, no double up required. Carnitas are juicy and crispy all in one, with the extra unctuousness that comes with a slow cook in fat. The pineapple adorning the al pastor sees some time on the flat top as well, giving it that extra bit of caramelized sweetness. The chorizo comes with a lovely dose of baking spice that keeps it from being too smokey. And if you’re feeling adventurous, the lengua (beef tongue) is so perfectly tender it melts in your mouth. Don’t sleep on the tamales it offers on weekends!—Daniel Guess 

Mayra’s Tacos at Cinco Soccer

5305 Henry Ave., Tampa
Sheltered in a shack behind a soccer field the Michocán native prides herself on the no-frills menu with an affordable price tag. Four for $10 tacos can be enjoyed with a smooth cerveza from the Cinco clubhouse a few steps away. Don't skip the torta either. —Ray Roa 

La Taqueria El Nopal

8307 N Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, 813-679-8609
Whether you’re depositing funds at the PNC Bank or getting an oil change at the Jiffy Lube, reward yourself for adulting with a sope, quesadilla, or nopales. 

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12 Restaurants To Support This Latinx Heritage Month, And Beyond!

By Jack Rattenbury @ secretatlanta.co

One of the best way to honor Latinx Heritage Month is by supporting Atlanta's Latinx-owned businesses, so here's a round up of fifteen awesome Latinx restaurants

National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15 until October 15. The month celebrates the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements for the United States. A great way to honor this special month is by supporting Atlanta’s Latinx-owned businesses. Here are fifteen awesome restaurants you can support this Hispanic Heritage Month, and year-round!

1. Casi Cielo

This beloved Mexican restaurant will transport you directly to the Oaxacan coast, serving up an unbeatable fare that’s inspired by the gorgeous region in South Mexico. We’re big fans of their quesadillas, but you can’t leave Casi Cielo without trying a cocktail (or three)!

2. The Freakin Incan

This no-nonsense eatery serves up an impressive selection of Peruvian dishes. With quirky and colorful décor, you’ll feel right at home at this beloved Roswell gem. We recommend trying out the Lomo Saltado, an irresistible sirloin stir-fry with veggies and rice.

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Five Taco Tuesday Specials to Try

By Molly Martin

Cantina Loca

In the last couple of years, chef Dana Rodriguez has launched a mezcal brand (Doña Loca), been named the new executive chef of Casa Bonita, nabbed another James Beard Award nomination and opened her third restaurant, Cantina Loca. Starting August 2, the eatery at 2890 Zuni Street will be offering a new special: Loca’s T&T. Available every Tuesday, it includes a Cantina Loca margarita and two tacos for $10.

Instagram: @cantinalocadenver

Tacos at La Diabla. 

La Diabla, our 2022 pick for Best New Restaurant, recently added another special to its lineup: Street Taco Tuesdays. All day every Tuesday, you can order street taco-sized versions of everything on La Diabla's taco menu for $3 each. The restaurant also serves $3 tacos during happy hour (from 3 to 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday through Sunday), as well as its popular Jose's Gone Fishing deal (a margarita and two al pastor tacos for $5) on Wednesdays.

Instagram: @ladiabladenver

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A New York City Newsstand Turned Into An Indian Taco Restaurant

By Gary Stern

The fast-service restaurant Taco Mahal started because of the owner’s father’s newsstand. And that’s not a misprint. 

After Danikkah Josan’s father said he was ready to shutter his compact 200-square-foot newsstand near busy Sheraton Square in the West Village of Manhattan after 30 years, she urged him not to give up his lease. “Don’t cancel it,” Josan told him, “I have an idea for a restaurant that combines Indian food with Mexican tacos.”

Josan, who was 26 at the time (and is now 29), developed a business plan. She majored in business administration at Texas A&M and had been working at Capital One Finance in Texas. But her dad had also owned an Indian restaurant in Greenwich Village, Rangoli, which exposed her to the restaurant business including equipment companies and food suppliers.

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Jacksonville’s best tacos: El Agave Azul

For the second time, your favorite spot for tacos in the Jacksonville area is El Agave Azul! Starting as a food truck, the taco joint flourished, blooming into two restaurants -- one in Orange Park and Baymeadows. The owners are from Mexico, so you know those tacos are out of this world!

“Come on and try a little piece of Mexico here in Jacksonville, FL,” the website says. The taco eatery offers Mexican street corn, specialty tacos, burritos, plates, quesadillas and pizza -- yes, pizza! Its Birria Pizza is created with three layers of tortillas, tons of cheese, sauce, onions, cilantro, meats, and more. And we can’t forget about the weekly deals, margaritas, beer, wine and desserts!

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Where to Find 3 Oak Cliff Taco Spots That Aren't Listed on Yelp

By Brian Reinhart - Dallas Observer

During Hidden Gems Week, the Observer food and drink writers are celebrating an abundance of diverse, delicious restaurants and bars around Dallas, places that don’t often (or ever) get mentioned by big-name food media, trendsetters, bloggers or chefs. We’re taking you outside of the ordinary to help you discover something new.

Dallas is one of the hottest, most thriving Mexican food cities in the United States. Just about every neighborhood has a great taco restaurant, and south of the Trinity River, there are dozens. Some of them you know about. Trompo received national attention from Bon Appetit magazine; Tacos Mariachi was the Observer’s Best Taqueria of 2016; El Si Hay, a few blocks from Bishop Arts, has had a strong cult of fans for years and the ever-present line to prove it; the new Maskaras Mexican Grill got a lot of attention for its lucha libre-themed atmosphere.

But many of Oak Cliff’s taco joints don’t have such a following yet. Some of them aren’t listed on Yelp or Google Maps. We hate to betray some of the neighborhood’s best-kept secrets, but it’s our job — and these are small businesses, so revealing a “secret” spot means helping the owners find new customers and pay the bills. That’s a good cause.

Here’s your guide to three taquerias and Mexican restaurants in Oak Cliff that you won’t find on Yelp, along with suggested orders and, in some cases, what to avoid.

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TacoTuesday.com Does Houston, TX

TacoTuesday.com is on a mission to find all the best tacos and Taco Tuesdays, helping to make it easy for fellow taco lovers to do the same on TacoTuesday.com. The crew recently visited Houston, Texas to find the best tacos and margaritas throughout the city and surrounding areas. For an entire week, the Taco Tuesday team ate their way through the city in search of the most exciting, diverse and unique tacos that Houston has to offer. The team found them and are spotlighting the top ten on Instagram over the next three weeks. The videos capture each restaurant’s unique vibe, menu and culture.

Beginning today, three to four new videos a week will be premiered on social media for the next three weeks. Follow along as TacoTuesday.com explores the largest city in Texas and its’ wide variety of taco offerings.

“Houston really blew us away with how diverse their taco scene is,” said Pamela Waitt, founder of TacoTuesday.com. “Each restaurant we visited had its’ own distinct style and vibe. From BBQ to fusion tacos and fresh seafood caught in the Gulf of Mexico, we couldn’t get enough of the tacos Houston had to offer. We’re excited to share what we discovered through the videos we’ll be rolling out.”

TacoTuesday.com is quickly becoming the leading free resource for the taco obsessed. With plans to visit more Texas & California taco hotspots soon, taco aficionados and restaurants alike have found a new home for everything relating to tacos. 

To learn more, follow @TacoTuesday.Official on social media and sign up for the www.TacoTuesday.com newsletter.

Find all the tacos at TacoTuesday.com, a database of restaurants that serve Taco Tuesday specials across the United States. The juggernaut of a website is quickly becoming THE free resource for restaurants to add their Taco Tuesday menu while giving millions of taco obsessed consumers a convenient way to find tacos. The site is continuously expanding, with exciting future plans to combine tacos, technology and happiness.  Follow TacoTuesday.com on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, and Twitter for more entertaining content and tips on how to live your best life while eating more tacos and drinking more margaritas. Sigh up to receive the TacoTuesday.com newsletter here to be invited to special events.

Santa Barbara Taco Trail

By Visit Santa Barbara The American Riviera®

Santa Barbara’s history and culture are deeply intertwined with Mexico, so it’s only natural that Mexican cuisine has long played a prominent role in Santa Barbara’s culinary landscape. This makes Santa Barbara a particularly delicious destination for taco lovers because stumbling upon restaurants and taquerias serving up mouth-watering tacos and authentic Mexican fare is dangerously easy to do here on The American Riviera®.

Between the well-known spots with cult followings, the mom-and-pop neighborhood joints, and the newer fast-casual outposts that put a contemporary twist on the traditional, you can chart your own taco trail and graze as you go. Let the aroma of freshly baked tortillas guide you from Milpas Street and the Funk Zone to the waterfront, downtown State Street, and beyond as you home in on the top tacos, superior salsas made from scratch, and other addictively delicious hand-crafted concoctions.

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Menifee Launches Taco Trail App

By Jonathan Linden

If you're a fan of tacos, the City of Menifee has a new initiative that might be for you. The Menifee Taco Trail is a brand-new application launched by the city that hopes to attract customers to over 15 different taco-serving restaurants across Menifee.

To participate, all customers have to do is sign up for their taco trail pass. From there, participants will then have an interactive map that shows all the participating eateries.

But it's just not Mexican restaurants participating. "Tacos can transcend your traditional view of them, and if any Menifee restaurant has a taco plate that they would encourage people to try out, they are welcome to participate in the taco trail and join the fun," said Menifee Economic Development Director Gina Gonzalez.

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La Mezcaleria' weekend brunch & Taco Tuesday at Pavilion, The Beach

Illustrious day-to-night venue, La Mezcaleria JBR, is set to ramp up the party vibes with two spectacular weekly events, including their fan-favorite Taco Tuesdays, plus a new weekend brunch, both equally electric and energetic. Guests are guaranteed a five-star experience with delectable food, pulsing music, and top-tier service, at the newest branch of the notorious restaurant and bar at Pavilion, The Beach, opposite JBR.

Brunch is an essential pillar of living in Dubai, and La Mezcaleria’s new Saturday brunch – La Bruncheria – is set to reign supreme with an incomparable atmosphere, lip-smacking food and delectable cocktails that are guaranteed showstoppers. Launching officially on Saturday (14 May), at the new branch at Pavilion, The Beach, La Bruncheria will run every Saturday from 1pm to 5pm, and is guaranteed to have tables filled to the brim with guests. With four impressive packages, guests can indulge limitlessly in appetizing spreads, exquisite beverages and terrific company. Prices start at AED 180 for the soft package; AED 250 for hops and grape; AED 350 for an open bar including standard spirits, hops, grape, cocktails, and sparkling beverages; and AED 480 for a premium open bar with top-tier spirits, cocktails, hops, grape and sparkling beverages. Every package includes brunch dining, a lavish spread of La Mezcaleria’s fan favorite dishes, each packing vibrant flavors and tastes.

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The Best Breakfast Tacos In Austin

A complete guide to all the best breakfast tacos in Austin, and therefore the world.

Written by RAPHAEL BRION & NICOLAI MCCRARY

America might run on Dunkin, but Austin sure as sh*t runs on breakfast tacos. They’re what sustains us. They’re this city’s lifeblood. Nothing would ever get done in Austin without them. Portable, convenient, and filling, breakfast tacos are in many ways the perfect food. And Austin does them better than anyone.

When you’re desperately hungry (or hungover), the best breakfast tacos are the ones closest to your house. But we set out to find the actual best breakfast tacos in the city - the ones worth driving across town to eat. The project involved elaborate spreadsheets, many gallons of gas, serious debates about the merits of red versus green salsa, and some very close encounters with hungry grackles. And now, after eating hundreds of tacos, we can confidently tell you about 15 spots in a class all their own. These are the best breakfast tacos in Austin.

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LOS ANGELES TACO TOUR

As an homage to LA’s Hispanic roots, join us on our Downtown Los Angeles Taco Tour to eat Los Angeles’ most iconic dish: the taco. Along the way you’ll learn about different styles of tacos while tasting both traditional and innovative tacos.

Our Taco Tour visits 3 taquerias – three appetizers in total with a sprinkling of culinary history and stories in between.

Our Los Angeles Taco Tour focuses on quality over quantity. Like a great sushi meal, our goal is to have you sample the highest quality ingredients – small dishes with huge flavor. This is not enough food for lunch, more of a sampling of different types of tacos.

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Instead of Taco Tuesday, Sweden Celebrates Taco Friday

BY MICHELE DEBCZAK

If you think Swedish cuisine is limited to meatballs and herring, you've never celebrated Fredagsmys—the Swedish version of Taco Tuesday. The day, which translates to "cozy Fridays," is a chance for Swedes to get together with loved ones and eat comfort food at the end of a long week. And instead of indulging in more traditional Swedish fare, the Fredagsmys cuisine of choice is Tex-Mex.

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Did you know TacoFriday.com takes you to TacoTuesday.com ? 

The Taco Tuesday Tour

San Diego boasts some of the best Mexican cuisine in the United States. Every local knows Pacific Beach is the place to be on any given Tuesday, better known as Taco Tuesday. Here is a list of the spiciest spots to celebrate our favorite weekly holiday.

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The Ultimate Southern California Taco Tour Roadtrip

By Courtney O'Dell

The Ultimate Southern California Taco Tour Roadtrip - how to plan a delicious itinerary from Los Angeles to San Diego, stopping for delicious tacos and cool California coast activities along the way! 

Visit California is one of my favorite travel destinations to work with - they help visitors from all over the world connect with amazing vacations across California every day - California has something to offer for everyone!

From five star to budget travelers, romantic trips to solo treks, foodies to film buffs - California truly has something for everyone, and Visit California helps bring the best ideas to make your trip memorable!

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America’s Taco Capital Isn’t Where You Think

By Brandon Schultz

Quick: Name a U.S. city with an incredible taco scene. Chances are you landed on somewhere like Los Angeles or San Antonio, famous for raising the humble taco stop to destination-worthy status, but it’s unlikely you thought of Kansas City, Kansas. Unless you live there, in which case this is a no-brainer for you, you probably didn’t realize that KCK is the true taco capital of the United States. Home to more than 50 taco spots, many of them family businesses, the “Heart of America” is a diverse city with no ethnic majority and a population that is more than 25% Latino- or Hispanic-identifying, most of which can be traced to Mexican origin. Unlike other U.S. cities, Kansas City’s Mexican population comes from nearly all of Mexico’s cultural regions, which means KCK doesn’t specialize in carnitas, mole or sopes, but is home to masters of all Mexican dishes. If you can find it in Mexico, there’s a family in Kansas City serving it today. With dozens of taquerias, restaurants and markets to choose from in one small city, it could be overwhelming to tackle this taco wonderland without a little direction, so here’s your quick-start guide on where to begin in Kansas City, Kansas, America’s true taco capital.

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The L.A. Taco 69: The Tacos That Define Los Angeles, Mapped

CESAR HERNANDEZ

This list is presented by Tecate, the official beer of L.A. TACO

Eating tacos in Los Angeles has changed considerably. Over the last decade, more and more regional style taquerías found an audience. Birria is no longer just a special occasion dish, TJ-style tacos continue to have long lines, the crispy taco had a much-needed resurgence, corn tortillas were revolutionized, and unforgettable flour tortilla tacos are no longer a rarity. While tacos are one of the most democratic and blue-collar foods, they can also be ephemeral and sophisticated—dictated by what’s in season. The taco is a many-faced god.

Depending on what part of L.A. you’re from, the kinds of tacos you’re exposed to are entirely about access and location. But since L.A. is such a transient city, you’re usually only a short drive away from your next amazing taco-eating experience.

Read full article here: https://www.lataco.com/69-best-tacos-in-la/

The 10 Best Places to Eat Tacos in London

From Surrey Quays to London Fields, here’s where to get al pastor, barbacoa, baja fish — and more.

by Adam Coghlan and James Hansen  Updated Jul 29, 2021, 5:47pm BST

Additional writing from Andrew Leitch

Around 2016, it was declared that London was in the midst of a “taco revolution.” It was big and inaccurate talk. And yet, the reasoning behind it was somehow understandable. More than a revolution, it was simply the case that suddenly London had options for tacos, where all that had existed before were one or two standouts or the sub-par chain restaurant offerings that fed into a wildly inaccurate perception of Mexican food as “a blunt object... all mushed avocado and chilli and vinegary notes, wrapped up in flatbreads with ambitions above their station.” While LA, or even New York still has nothing to fear by way of competition, London’s newcomers have brought a nuanced look at what Mexican food means today and focus on quality that has helped to make things at least a little better. 

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Mexicans in Prague rank the city's absolute best tacos & more

With a little help from their friends, LasSaboritas have chosen the best Mexican cuisine in the Czech capital

Written by Las Saboritas 

Mexican food in Prague is “not the best, but good enough to kill the craving.” So says one Mexican expat summing up the general consensus. If that’s true, why isn’t anyone asking the experts? Where can we find the good stuff? We asked Mexican and Mexican-American expats, including the 2,100 member Mexicanos en Praga (Mexicans in Prague) Facebook group, to share their uncensored opinions. Combined with LasSaboritas reviews, here is a breakdown of the best Mexican food in Prague.  

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Six of the Best Places to get Tacos in New Mexico

New Mexico is probably best known for Roswell. Supposedly the site of a famous UFO crash where actual alien bodies were found. There's a UFO museum there so why not go on an alien adventure and enjoy some amazing tacos. We have rounded up six places you should visit in our taco travels round up.

El Parasol - Española

603 Santa Cruz Rd, Española, NM 87532

(505) 753-8852

https://elparasol.com/espanola/

What they have to say about their restaurant: If you’re looking for a casual, excellent taste of Northern New Mexico and Mexican traditional favorites and you happen to be within a fifty mile radius of Santa Fe, watch for a colorful beach umbrella logo identifying El Parasol restaurants.

El Jacalito - Las Cruces

2215 Missouri Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001

(575) 522-0211

http://www.eljacalitolc.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: El Jacalito Restaurant… Mexican cuisine with an eclectic touch. Come by and try us out for breakfast, too!

Carne Asada Tacos - El Jacalito (Las Cruces)

Taco Mirasol - Deming

309 E Pine St, Deming, NM 88030

(575) 544-0646

https://facebook.com/profile.php?id=115896725106834

What they have to say about their restaurant: Best asada tacos in town!!!

Taqueria Mexico - Albuquerque

300 Menaul Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

(505) 242-3445

http://www.taqueriamexicoabq.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: We offer simple and delicious homemade food and desserts all with a distinct Mexican flair. Fresh ingredients, good prices, and even greater service!

Asada Taco Plate - Taqueria Mexico (Albuquerque)

Casa Taco - Albuquerque

5801 Academy Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

(505) 821-8226

https://casa-taco.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Casa Taco is not fast food! We make all our food from scratch. Everything is cooked fresh when you order it. Casa Taco “Signature Tacos” are made on a griddle, which gives them that crispy goodness everyone loves. During busy times, it may take longer for your order to be completed as we serve both dine-in and carry out guests with equal priority.

Lupe’s Antojitos - Bernalillo

180 US-550, Bernalillo, NM 87004

(505) 867-2145

https://www.facebook.com/Lupes-Antojitos-Mexican-Food-2114317635254155/

What they have to say about their restaurant: We invite you to enjoy our delicious dishes as barbacoa of borrego birria of goat molcajetes soups huaraches chilaquiles world broth of beef mole chicken of hoya enchiladas pambazos and much more 

Seven of the Best Places to get Tacos in Ohio

Historically, Ohio is known as the “Buckeye State” because of the buckeye trees growing across the different parts of the state. Sadly they are not very well known for their tacos, but we are going to change all that. We have rounded up seven places you should visit in our taco travels round up.

Mazunte - Cincinnati

5207 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45227

513-785-0000

https://mazuntetacos.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: The story of Mazunte is a simple one. Initially conceived with a theme influenced by Mexican street food, the original conception has never wavered.

Taqueria Mixteca - Dayton

1609 East 3rd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45403

(937) 258-2654

https://taqueriamixteca.net/

What they have to say about their restaurant: We offer amazing Mexican cuisine with a range of choices. We take food safety seriously and adhere to all the standards and guidelines. Come and experience the best of Mexican food!

Guerra’s Krazy Taco - Springfield

229 N Belmont Ave, Springfield, OH 45503

(937)325-0799

https://www.krazytacoguerra.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Come and get an authentic Tex-Mex bar restaurant experience here at Guerra’s Krazy Tacos in the heart of Springfield, Ohio. Only here at Ohio’s best taco joint can you enjoy a mouth-watering taco, inspired by the owner, for under $4!

Brisket Tacos - Guerra’s Krazy Taco (Springfield)

Mi Cerrito - Delaware

19 E Winter St, Delaware, OH 43015

(740) 363-1587

https://www.micerrito.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Homey Mexican joint serving traditional fare & jumbo margaritas in relaxed digs with bright walls.

Condado - Columbus

1227 N High St. Columbus, OH 43201

(614) 928-3909

https://condadotacos.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: At Condado, we create spaces where all are welcome, and each person brings their own individuality to the table. From the food and drinks to the environment and the experience, there’s always something a little unexpected to look forward to. Like fresh takes on classic flavors. And the chance to create your own unique combinations of exactly what you crave.

Vegetarian Tacos - Condado Tacos (Columbus)

Casa Nueva Restaurant & Cantina - Athens

6 W State St, Athens, OH 45701

(740) 592-2016

http://www.casanueva.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Hip, worker-owned co-op featuring Mexican-inspired food, vegan & gluten-free options & live music.

Casa Del Taco - Chillicothe

1055 North Bridge Street Chillicothe, OH 45601

(740) 773-7650

http://www.gottagetyourcasa.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: We have been providing authentic Mexican food to folks in Southern Ohio for over 20 years! Have a large carry-out order? Just call ahead and we'll have it ready for you to pick up!

Seven of the Best Places to get Tacos in Wisconsin

When you think of Wisconsin you most likely think of cheese, we know we do. But not only is Wisconsin known for cheese, they are known for beer and what goes better with beer than tacos. We have rounded up eight places you should visit in our taco travels round up.

Vintage Cantina - Green Bay

119 S Washington St, Green Bay, WI 54301

(920) 615-4300

https://facebook.com/vintagecantina/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Unique tacos, margaritas & other Mexican favorites served in a hip, casual space with weekly events.

Ninos 911 Tacos - Racine

817 Main Street, Racine, Wisconsin 53403

(262) 583-2076

https://9juanjuantacos.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: With 20 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chef is excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and committed staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us.

Tacos Juanita - Eau Claire

2823 E Hamilton Ave, Eau Claire, WI 54701

(715) 835-3229

https://www.tacosjuanitaec.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: "You say authentic, we say Juanita's" Tacos, enchiladas & other traditional Mexican eats are served at this low-key place with a full bar.

Birria Tacos - Tacos Juanita

Fiesta Loca - Dresser

967 WI-35, Dresser, WI 54009

(715) 294-2580

http://fiestalocamexicanrestaurante.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: All our food is homemade, authentic, and made with fresh natural ingredients. Fiesta Loca provides a fun, family atmosphere, and is great for all occasions.

El Sabor de Puebla – Madison

305 N 4th St, Madison, WI 53704

(608) 720-1515

https://www.facebook.com/people/El-Sabor-De-Puebla/100046777215513/

What they have to say about their restaurant: We offer Mexican home-style meals. Made with local grown products.

Chilango Express – Milwaukee

7030 W Lincoln Ave, West Allis, WI 53219

(414) 541-8201

http://chilangoexpress.com/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Chilango Express is the place to gather with your friends and enjoy some of the best drinks around. We offer authentic Mexican-style barbecue with handmade tortillas and the best salsa in the region.

La Fe Cafe - Kenosha

3806 Roosevelt Rd, Kenosha, WI 53142

(262) 697-4226

https://www.facebook.com/lafecafekenosha/

What they have to say about their restaurant: Food is freshly made with quality ingredients. Truly authentic flavors!

A Southern California Taco Tour - A MICHELIN GUIDE

What better way to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than with some of the country’s finest tacos? 

While we don’t really need an excuse to eat more tacos, celebrating Latinx culture and cuisine in the name of Hispanic Heritage Month is certainly a good one. And Southern California is home to some of the best—from roadside taquerias just north of the border to more formal restaurants where chefs take creative liberties with the contents of their tacos. Most of these restaurants are small, family-run spots with short and sweet menus. Many are known to excel at one particular kind of taco or have staple signatures and it’s generally best to go along with popular wisdom. But how you eat your taco—standing up, sitting down, in your car or hovering over it—is entirely up to you.

Here are nine picks for tacos across Southern California:   Let's go >>

Signature Taco Tour Vallarta

Want to avoid tourist traps and dive deeper into Mexican culture? Our Signature Taco Tour is for you! Our Foodie Guides will show you the best food, tell you the best stories, and do their very best to keep you from eating until you explode (hey, it’s a harder job than you’d think!).

Not only will you go “behind the scenes” and see the Vallarta not manufactured for tourists, you’ll also learn about Mexican culture and history, plus extras like… Let's go >>

Southern California Taco Tour

Enjoy the tastiest tacos SoCal has to offer on this two-day journey from Los Angeles to just north of the border.  let's go >> 

California Town's 'Taco Trail' A Mexican Food Lover's Dream

BY STACEY LEASCA 

There are two types of people in the world: Those who merely love tacos and those who love tacos more than any other food in existence. If you fall into either camp, that’s OK, as this new taco trail in the East Bay, just outside of San Francisco, is ready to welcome you. 

In October, the town of Concord launched its taco trail that features more than 35 local Mexican restaurants and taquerias all in one convenient loop.  Let's go >>

Margarita Mile - A Margarita Lovers Dream Vacation

The Best and Most Unique Food Along the Margarita Mile - BY ZANE HARRINGTON

Mariano's  - Every time I visit Mariano's I order the VIP Platter. This off-menu item is perfect for a group of four looking for a little sampling of all this wonderful restaurant has to offer. Items on the platter include cheese quesadillas, flank steak, chicken nachos, flautas, queso, guacamole and fried jalapenos.  See All >>

Seven Taco Restaurants in Texas you need to try

So many things come to mind when you think of food in Texas, tacos is definitely one that makes the short list. The land of incredible BBQ is also a taco mecca. There are endless taco joints to try but we've rounded up seven you need to visit. 

Veracruz All Natural (Austin)

Food Truck 

www.veracruzallnatural.com

What they have to say about their restaurant:  Owners Reyna and Maritza Vazquez are sisters and best friends. They were born and raised in Mexico, and now live in Austin, TX. It took a lot of hard work, sacrifice, and perseverance to get to where they are today as business owners. Our specialty is authentic Mexican food made with fresh ingredients and organic juices and smoothies. Our tortillas are homemade, as well as our chips. We shop everyday to buy the freshest ingredients. In addition to our breakfast tacos, we also make delicious fish tacos, veggie tacos, homemade mole tacos, tortas, and quesadillas. Our migas tacos were featured by the Food Network as one of the 5 best tacos in America!

Brothers Taco House (Houston)

1604 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77003

(713) 223-0091

https://www.facebook.com/brostacohouse/

 What they have to say about their restaurant:  Locals line up at this old-school joint for breakfast & lunch tacos made with homemade tortillas.

Guero's Taco Diner (San Antonio)

20323 Huebner Rd #111, San Antonio, TX 78258

(210) 495-4300

www.lostacosgueros.com/

 What they have to say about their restaurant:  Guero's Taco Diner was the first and best "Taco Place" established in the Stone Oak area. Bernardo Marcos purchased the restaurant and took over operations in 2013. The name was changed from Gueros Taco Diner to Los Gueros Tacos and everything from the kitchen to the dining room has been upgraded and revamped with a new logo and décor. With a new look and a new menu of tasty tacos and traditional plates we are eager to see our regular customers and welcome new customers with a warm smile and tasty tacos.

Breakfast Taco Tamale House

Tamale House East (Austin)

1707 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

(512) 495-9504

www.tamalehouseeast.com

What they have to say about their restaurant:  Traditional Mexican fare with a few modern twists. Home of Mom's Migas, Mexi-Iced Coffee & Texas Sized Tamales and Hand Crafted Margaritas!

Barbacoa Agave (Dallas)

9515 C F Hawn Fwy #7522, Dallas, TX 75217

(214) 391-2296

https://www.facebook.com/barbacoaagaveoficial/

 What they have to say about their restaurant:  We are proud to serve our local neighborhood the freshest seafood and very authentic Mexican dishes.

El Tejavan (Amarillo)

3801 E Interstate 40 Amarillo, TX 79104

(806) 372-5250

https://www.facebook.com/ElTejavan/

What they have to say about their restaurant:  From humble beginnings as a convenience store nearly 20 years ago to opening two full-service dining establishments now located along the I-40 corridor in Amarillo, Texas, El Tejavan is celebrated as the Panhandle’s destination for true Mexican cuisine!

Gerardo's Drive In (Houston)

609 Patton St Houston, TX 77009

(713) 699-0820

What they have to say about their restaurant:  Old-school drive-in serving classic Mexican plates, from tacos to tamales, in a no-frills setting.

Eight of the Best Places to get Tacos in Alabama

When you think of Alabama, you might think of foods like pecan pie and shrimp with grits, but they have an ever evolving taco scene happening and we've rounded eight places you should visit in our taco travels round up. 

Taqueria El Cazador "The Taco Bus" - Huntsville

3414 Governors Dr Ste 530 Huntsville, AL 35805

(256) 678-7047

www.elcazadortaqueria.com 

Food Truck

What they have to say about their restaurant:  Two things separate the food served at Taqueria El Cazador from that served at other area Mexican restaurants. They are Authenticity and Portion Size. Entrees at El Cazador are direct translations of dishes served in the heartland of Mexico - not the Americanized descendents of those dishes referred to as Tex-Mex. Even the beverage choices are uniquely Mexican - with authentic drinks available that cannot be found at any of our competitor's establishments.

El Barrio - Birmingham

2211 2nd Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203

(205) 868-3737

www.elbarriobirmingham.com

What they have to say about their restaurant:  El Barrio brings an exciting, different flavor to the Birmingham restaurant scene. Inspired by multi-regional Mexican cuisine, urban design and locally sourced ingredients, El Barrio bridges the gap between the typical Mexican restaurant and a bustling bar and grill.

Cactus Flower Cafe - Dothan

5412 Montgomery Hwy Dothan, AL 36303

Phone number

(334) 984-0717

www.cactusflowercafe.net

What they have to say about their restaurant: Check out the Mahi Tacos - Two mild, flaky Mahi Mahi tacos deliciously seasoned with spices and flash fried. Served in creamy lime sauce with Monterey Jack cheese, shredded cabbage, our California Lime dressing and pico in the taco shell of your choice. Rice and beans. Fresh Ingredients, family recipes, and food made with love.  Taste why our entrees are rated as some of the best you will ever have.

Dragonfly Foodbar - Fairhope

7 S Church St, Fairhope, AL 36532

(251) 990-5722

https://www.facebook.com/Dragonfly-Foodbar-164521700231942/

What they have to say about their restaurant:  Not-yo average taco joint prepare to have your taste buds rocked with bold flavors and amazing service. ....you will never find another spot like it! !

Tacos Dos Hermanos - Birmingham

Tacos Dos Hermanos - Birmingham

211 W Valley Ave Birmingham, AL 35209

Food Truck

https://www.facebook.com/DosHermanosLLC/?ref=page_internal

Voted One of the Top 25 Food Trucks in America

El Olmeca Mexican Cantina - Huntsville

7044 University Dr NW Ste B Huntsville, AL 35806

(256) 890-5522

www.elolmecamexrest.com

What they have to say about their restaurant: We are different from your regular Mexican restaurant we have a large variety of Mexican food unique from other local restaurants ( Tacos al Pastor, Carnitas, Molcajete dish is really good but our specialty is our "Pina Olmeca" and many more dishes you will enjoy.  

Cheesy Chicken Tacos from Tacorita

Tacorita - Auburn

138 N College St Auburn, AL 36830

(334) 821-9595

www.tacoritaau.com

What they have to say about their restaurant: Started in 2010 in Auburn, our goal hasn't changed since the beginning. Serve a unique blend of tacos from various culinary backgrounds to provide a one of a kind experience within a great environment and outstanding customer service.

La Zona Rosa - Montgomery

2838 Zelda Rd Montgomery, AL 36106

(334) 274-1153

www.zonarosa.net

What they have to say about their restaurant: La Zona Rosa has something to offer all connoisseurs of fine authentic Mexican, Tex-Mex and Salvadoran cuisine. 

For more about Alabama visit www.al.com

Top 10 Taco Tuesdays in Los Angeles

Duke’s

Duke’s Malibu honors surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku, but also pays tribute to the early days of surfing in Malibu. Adding to the lore, Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, the inspiration for the Gidget novel, movie and TV series that sparked the California surfing craze, works at Duke’s Malibu as their Ambassador of Aloha. We recommend their two tacos with chips & salsa for $14. They pair perfectly with the Spicy Cucumber Margarita with Herradura silver, agave, fresh lime, jalapeño, cucumber for $14.

Tu Madre West Hollywood

Tu Madra has been making tacos and breakfast burritos with love since 2015. Their food celebrates flavors from across the city with a diverse array of ingredients and cooking techniques, including slow-roasted and braised meats and house-made fermented chili salsas. Plant-based tacos, burritos, and bowls are available so vegans can fiesta too. We have fallen in love with their West Hollywood locations AND their red velvet churros. They have Street Tacos for $2.40 all day, featuring the V-K BBQ plant-based taco with pickled fresnos and cilantro, a rotisserie chicken with salsa roja and queso panela, and brisket taco with onions and cilantro.

Amor y Tacos

Amor Y Tacos is a multi-award-winning full-service restaurant specializing in Alta Californian cuisine. Their flavors are inspired by Chef Ortega’s Mexican roots growing up as a Chicano in Los Angeles, featuring a chef-driven kitchen and craft cocktail bar using the highest quality, fresh and natural ingredients. Their Taco Tuesday specials are available from 2-10pm. We recommend their tacos, choice of short rib, chicken, carnitas or veggie for $2.75. All served with salsa, cilantro and onion.

Te'kila

Te’kila is LA’s go-to tequila oasis, boasting over 150 different bottles. Their daily happy hour – featuring made-to-order margaritas – is a draw for visitors and locals alike. On Tuesdays, they have tacos all day, choice of chicken, asada steak, carnitas for $2 if you order three and purchase of a drink. We highly recommend the Te’kila Margarita with fresh lime juice, orange juice, agave nectar, and El Jimador Blanco Tequila for $12. They also have $3 vegan taco options.

Long Beach Taco Co.

Their authentic Mexican cuisine, hand-made tortillas & brunch are why they are one of LA’s favorite go-to spots. They have 36 craft beers and delicious late-night grub. We recommend their $2 tacos, choice of asada, baja fish, birria, chicken, carnitas, fried avocado, calabasitas, mushroom, rajas (peppers) con queso, and the OG with veggies, beans, and guacamole. They go great with their 32-ounce micheladas.

El Cholo Santa Monica

El Cholo is LA's very first Mexican restaurant. Since first opening their doors in 1923, El Cholo has operated as a family-owned business and today, the restaurants are run by Ron Salisbury, grandson of the founders. We recommend going to their Santa Monica location for some fresh ocean air, the $5 Tres Cantina Tacos & $7 El Cholo Margaritas all day long. 

SaMo’s Oaxaca

This family-owned restaurant serves authentic Oaxacan and Mexican casual food. They’re open for takeout, delivery and offer outside patio seating. Their menu boasts Tlayudas, Mole, Tortas, Tacos, California Burrito, Oax Burrito and so much more. On Tuesday from 3pm to 8pm they offer 3 tacos with your choice of meat for $6.

Mercado Los Angeles

Founded by Jesse Gomez with partner/chef Jose Acevedo, Mercado takes pride in offering a traditional yet contemporary experience that has paved the way for elevated Mexican cuisine that is accessible to everyone. On Tuesdays, from 5pm to 7pm enjoy a wide variety of drool worthy tacos from $7 to $12

Petite Taqueria

Open all day, this West Hollywood restaurant puts a unique spin on Mexican cuisine. If you’re looking for a place to grab some crave-worthy food, Petite Taqueria provides a trendy dining experience that will leave you full with a smile. We can’t get enough of their Soft and Crispy Shell Tacos with choice of chicken, baja fish or steak for $2. Margaritas are $9 but ½ off margarita pitchers all night long are our favorite!

Lola's Mexican Cuisine

Established in 2007, the Lola’s family has always had a love affair with Mexican recipes that have been passed down for generations. Everything is made from scratch and their vegan options are plentiful. Their menu changes with the seasons and the availability of ingredients. On Tuesdays, we recommend their $2 tacos with choice of mesquite grilled chicken, carne asada, or zucchini mushroom. You can’t go wrong with their specialty tacos for $2.50 too. Don’t miss the Mexican Coca-Cola glazed carnitas birria. They have Modelo Especial on draft for $3 or pitches for $10.50, but we dream about their Mexican Lollipop Shots: tequila, fresh squeezed lime, watermelon purée, and Tajin rim for $4.

To view more Taco Tuesday specials throughout Southern California, visit TacoTuesday.com,

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Corazon Modern Kitchen Brea serves tacos made with lots of love

By KABC

Tacos have become a staple in Southern California and Localish LA is on the hunt for some of the best tacos in town.

We discovered Corazon Modern Kitchen in downtown Brea, Orange County, where every dish with corazon or plenty of heart. Every taco is filled with the freshest ingredients, which include vegan options.

One local favorite is the chorizo con papa taco plate which is made with a variety of ingredients.

"It's actually one of my favorites," said Fernando Romero, the owner and chef of Corazon Modern Kitchen. "And this is what my mother showed me. It's like treat the cilantro like you would treat a bouquet of flowers just a stem a little bit on water so it doesn't wilt. So when you see my cilantro is nice and beautiful, because we treat our cilantro with love. And that's how it kind of how we garnish all our plates. So once you wrap that taco, it's an explosion of flavors."

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Taqueria Ramirez and Greenpoint Fish Team Up for Taco Tuesday

By Jennifer Rosini-Gentile @ GreenPointers.com

Mexican eatery Taqueria Ramírez (94 Franklin St.), is teaming up with seafood shop, Greenpoint Fish (114 Nassau Ave.), to give Greenpointers the collaboration that Taco Tuesday dreams are made of. 

Both Greenpoint hotspots announced on Instagram that this collaboration will take place on Tuesday, August 16, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. (or until the menu sells out) at Greenpoint Fish. 

Chefs Orion Russell from Greenpoint Fish and Lobster and Giovanni Cervantes from Taqueria Ramírez have created a special menu, which features a variety of playful fish tacos and more including monkfish al pastor, scallops Ramírez, and a tuna tostada.

A few of Greenpoint Fish’s classics will also be available, plus a selection of natural wine and local beers and specialty drinks like Clamacheves and Micheladas. Limited edition shirts will be for sale also.

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Move Over Ketchup Popsicle, The Tacosicle Is Here

Canada broke the internet with their Ketchup Popsicle dubbed the Frenchsicle and that got the team at TacoTuesday.com thinking and googling. According to dozens of marketing firms, two out of every three Americans prefer salsa to ketchup. Factor in that tacos are everyone’s favorite food on planet earth and the team decided a Tacosicle was needed!  Although these beauties are not sold in stores, you’ll find they are easy to make. Granted not many (if any) will want to eat these but taco fans can find the tacos they’ll want to eat at TacoTuesday.com.

The Tacosicle featured here is a vibrant combination of taco toppings, including cheese, cilantro, serrano peppers, Tapatio, tomatoes, shredded meat, and tortillas.  

“Tacos and Taco Tuesday are fun,” said Pamela Waitt, founder of TacoTuesday.com. “We tend to have a spicy personality so the Tacosicle just makes sense to us. Try it for yourself and decide which trend is better, the Frenchsicle or the #Tacosicle!”

TacoTuesday.com is on a mission to find the best of the best while living the best taco lifestyle possible. The taco obsessed can share their Tacosicle moments using the hashtag #tacosicle and the best video on TikTok & IG will win 2 tickets to a summertime Secret Taco Tuesday dinner society party at exclusive locations, with incredible chefs, tacos, and tequila.

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Taco Tuesday: 13 of Dubai’s best deals

By Time Out Editors

Tuesdays mean tacos. Tacos are for Tuesday. Tuesday tastes like tacos. We all love a good deal. And we all love tacos. At least here at Time Out we do. If like us, you’re on the hunt for the very best Taco Tuesday deals, look no further than this list.

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From soft shells to crisp exteriors, marinated meats, crispy chicken and very tasty vegan fillings – tacos are for everyone and for every taste. So if you’ve got a taste for tacos, its time to read on.

These are the best Taco Tuesday deals in Dubai right now.

Cactus Jacks

Get ready for a fiesta, a fiesta of feasting on tacos. Every Tuesday, you’ll be able to load up on those tasty things called tacos. Load up those delicious tacos, and dip your chips into freshly smashed guac before sipping on Mexican mixed drinks.

Happy hour from 3pm-6pm. DJ from 10pm-3am. Millennium Airport Hotel, Al Garhoud (04 702 8855).

Chalco’s Cantina

If you fancy getting the most bang for your buck, why not hit up Chalco’s Cantina at the Dubai Marina. Tuesdays mean unlimited tacos all washed down with free-flow lemony mixed-drinks and hops. Spice up your Tuesday night with some of the best tacos in town, great live music and a good deal.

Dhs200 per person. Every Tuesday from 2pm-midnight. Marina Gate, Dubai Marina. (052 112 8923) @chalcoscantina

El Chapo’s Tacos

Make sure you’re hungry for this one. If you’ve got an insatiable appetite for tasty tacos, this is the deal for you. Dive into this unlimited taco deal for just Dhs99 at El Chapo’s Tacos. Bump your package up to include drinks for an additional Dhs80, and you’ll be able to enjoy a selection of unlimited house beverages.

Dhs99 (unlimited tacos), Dhs179 (unlimited tacos and drinks). Every Tues 4pm onwards. El Chapo’s Tacos, Studio One Hotel. (04 514 5411)

El Mostacho

JLT isn’t short of places to eat out, but we reckon El Mostacho deserves your attention for its tempting taco Tuesday deal. It’s a tiny nook in Gold Tower, so (as well as keeping your eyes peeled) be prepared to get cosy as you enjoy tacos ’til they come out your ears. Every Tuesday El Mostacho offers a buy-one-get-one offer on all their tacos. Grab an amigo and get on down.

From Dhs15 (for two tacos) Every Tuesday from 12pm-10pm. Gold Tower, Cluster I, JLT (04 551 6679).

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Chef specializing in birria tacos moves into Miamisburg

By Natalie Jones

Taco Tuesday just got a whole lot better in downtown Miamisburg. A new chef cooking up birria tacos, salmon cheesesteak and much more has moved into The Vault Event Center.

More Than A Apron LLC, owned by Darion Lewis, recently signed a lease to sell and cook food at the event center, located at 23 E. Central Avenue.

Lewis told Dayton.com he has always enjoyed cooking because food brings people together. He said his passion for cooking first started at 14 or 15 years old when his father taught him how to cook at their home in West Dayton.

“I just loved cooking and I never looked back,” Lewis said.

Lewis was previously a travel consultant in the medical industry, but when the coronavirus pandemic hit, he lost his job. He said his family and friends encouraged him to start selling food and once he started cooking birria tacos, his business went “crazy.”

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