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Taco Ticker: Julia Child, Hangovers and Xoconostle

After taking last week off to let the big news about Dallas’ first bona fide taco festival sink in, Taco Ticker is back with a roundup of this week’s taco news. On the Taco Trail, I reviewed rare—for Dallas—tacos al vapor, steamed tacos hawked by myriad street-side taqueros in Mexico. Veletta Forsythe Lill, the outgoing executive director of the Dallas Arts District and driving force behind the success of food trucks in town, took time to answer taco-related questions. Finally, the week’s second review hit up Mi Fondita, a new restaurant owned and operated by natives of Michoacán state, Mexico. Yes, regional specialties are available. And, yes, it’s worth multiple visits.

Elsewhere, on the Taco Internet, we follow in Julia Child’s footsteps, put the entire Tacodeli to the test and oh so much more: Continue reading

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Taco Ticker: The Bell, The Pinche & The Loco

Friday means Taco Ticker, a selection of light, taco-related reading from around the web. This week’s pickings are dominated by the big boy of crunchy taco chains. Enjoy the holiday.

Kevin Morrison of Pinche Taqueria, Hailed One of American’s Best New Restaurants — Eater Denver

Taco Bell tests new Doritos Locos Tacos flavor — Nation’s Restaurant News

Former Taco Bell to Become Taqueria — Castro Valley Patch

Taco Bell Crime of the Week: Cops Drop Off Drunk Man at Taco Bell; Man Takes Off and Gets Killed by Traffic! — Stick a Fork In It

Which Chain Makes the Best Carnitas Taco? — Serious Eats: Los Angeles Tacos

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