5k Tacos & Beer!

Yup!! If you happen to be in the San Diego or Long Beach area during the summer, be sure to check out the Tacos & Beer 5k run. It is not just any normal running event, but a FIESTA style event. Runners can sign up to get a free shirt, a medal, and good old time! Most importantly, at the end of the race there are tacos and beer waiting for every runner that crosses the line. Continue reading

Eat Dessert First

If the taco has an ice cream banana split filling, then why not eat it before having a taco dinner? It uses a fried flour tortilla, just like tacos, and then sprinkled with powdered sugar or cinnamon. The insides contain vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream, with sliced bananas, drizzled chocolate sauce and topped with a cherry. Much like an actual banana split sundae, but with a taco shell that lets you enjoy it with your hands, but you can also use utensils if that is your thing. Either way, it is a sure taco treat feast!!

The Taco Cleanse

Unbeknownst to taco enthusiasts abroad, but there is a new diet craze in town, and its name is The Taco Cleanse. This diet book features several taco combinations — including over 70 vegan recipes — promises to detox your body of harmful toxins. The ultimate taco dream, a diet that lets you enjoy tacos a lose weight! Yum! This diet plan is all about stuffing your face with tacos.

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How Many Tacos?

(c) 2016 chachostacofestival.com/

(c) 2016 chachostacofestival.com/

How many tacos can you eat in 8 minutes? Just ask competitive eating champion Matt Stonie who ate 103 tacos in 8 minutes at Chachos Taco Festival of San Jose, California. Sanctioned by Major League Eating, Chachos had their inaugural Taco Eating Contest this past summer crowning Matt Stonie as its current champ. Continue reading

Lobster Tacos

Further proof that a taco can be made with anything edible so as long as it is folded up in a tortilla. Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet has a savory recipe for lobster tacos that will clamp your taste buds full of flavor! Grilled lobster tail is topped with bacon, queso fresco, shaved shallots, and a spicy butternut squash sauce, all wrapped in a corn tortilla and ready to eat. Continue reading

TACO TUESDAY!!!

The day the taco was invented was the most important day in taco history, but for most of us, it was a Tuesday. The internet meme turned reality; Taco Tuesday is the day of the week where most taco places will offer up savory deals on our favorite Tuesday food. It is a perfect way to cure the case of the Tuesdays, go out to your favorite taco place and be surprised at the amount of tacos you can walk away with; make it a family taco night!