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Taco News Roundup ~ August 27th, 2008

2:57 PM PDT on August 27, 2008

    It's been an up and down week in the taco world, as corporate entities continue to try to profit on the goodwill and hunger of taco lovers worldwide. Do your part and shun fake taco shops that reheat their "meat" in plastic bags etc. Likewise, be aware that the hustling taquero may not have insurance, and might be the victim of a horrible crime like our taco-brother in South Carolina (see story below). Don't be afraid to tip your taquero when you can! That's the 401k, insurance, and bonus in that oversized styrofoam cup.

    NYC: Fancy Ass Tacos in the LES
    FLA: Puerto Rican Tacos Invade Florida
    TAMPA: Deconstructing Chorizo (included nice taco pic)
    VISTA: El Callejon is Delicious and Cheap
    CAROLINA: Taco Violence-- Taquero Shot in Robbery
    AUSTIN: Taco Deli Review
    SIN CITY: Taco Yayo Review
    NYC: Mercadito Offshoot Reviewed
    BAY AREA: The Five Taco Ride
    NYC: Is there an Upper East Side Taco Truck? (yes)

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