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National Taco Day 2019

Helping you make the most of this joyous holiday so you can celebrate in style and dig in!

Taco hot spots

Luckily, Halifax has joined the taco trend that has taken the culinary world by storm in recent years. If you’re looking to hop on the bandwagon and dig in, we’ve saved you the trouble of tracking down your options and have curated a list of the places to get your paws on one of these delicious handheld snacks. 


Taco Lina’s offers a variety of tacos, a few appetizers and house-made hot sauces. - Kathy Jollimore
 

Hey, Taco Lina's, welcome to the neighbourhood!

Putting the spotlight on Taco Lina’s, the newest pop-up restaurant to take up tenancy in Gus’ Pub, we can assure that the menu does not disappoint. They offer a solid range of options from traditional to modern. The line up includes carne asada-style taco to fish and even a few veggie options like a pulled jackfruit carnitas or a fried avocado taco. 


Taco Lina’s brings pops of colour to the darkness of Gus’ Pub. - Kathy Jollimore 

Do-it-yourself Taco Day recipes

Or, celebrate National Taco Day at home with these Cinco de Mayo-inspired recipes. This selection of recipes features first a braised beef taco 

Cinco de Mayo is a celebratory day in Mexico, as it acknowledges the day (May 5) when the Mexican army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla. Mexicans are very proud of this achievement and continue to celebrate it annually. - Mark Dewolfe

And second, a crunchy shrimp taco recipe. Think of it as our ode to the surf and turf. 

Executive chef Rodrigo Aguilar of Toronto’s El Rey Mezcal Bar ( Elreybar.com ) recently teamed up with Sol authentic Mexican beer ( SolbeerCanada ) to create this delicious recipe for homemade crunch shrimp tacos to be enjoyed with your favourite amigos on May 5 - Rita DeMontis, Postmedia News 



 

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