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Taco News Round Up ~ May 29th, 2007

1:40 PM PDT on May 29, 2007

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Nomar Hosts Dodger Carne Asada Sunday
The idea was straight from local legend Nomar Garciaparra, and it's one of the best things I've ever heard. A $50 donation to the Dodger Dream foundation gets you into a post-game Carne Asada taco fiesta with Nomar and Mariachis. Yes, it's a bit pricey but it's for charity and will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The taco lifestyle is making inroads at every level of society, and we salute the Dodgers and Nomar for getting onboard. Now, would it be so hard to get a King Taco inside Dodger Stadium?!

Taco Hound Discussion
On the Chowhound boards they've got yet another taco discussion going, this one has dropped some interesting taco spots, some well known and others less so. Check it, and peep the other competing taco discussion here.

American Idol Finalist: Taco Time

She didn't win, but her heart is clearly in the right place. Lakisha Jones, upon returning home at the end of the competition had this to say: "I am still Lakisha. I am ready to eat some tacos right now and take my heels off. I am tired of being cute."

Bandini: Delicious 80c Taco Wagon

Bandini has lots of new reviews including this one of a taco wagon with 80 cents tacos that rate a high 4 tacos on the taco meter. He's also jazzed up his site a bit, so go check it out!

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