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It Certainly Is a Taco Tuesday

interstate-drafthouse-tacosThere’s no denying alliteration works. How else can you explain the popularity of Taco Tuesdays?

And here are four we came across just now:

Miles Table also has a fish taco special for lunch today. Three seared tilapia tacos  with sesame Thai slaw, sweet and spicy aioli, pickled onions on blue tortillas are $12.


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Taco Angeleno Opening in West Philadelphia

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Taco Angeleno, a new food truck based in West Philadelphia, is opening this summer. The truck debuted the Go West Craft Fest, and also had a preview picnic on on May 17 and was at Clark Park on the 18th. The truck is run by Vanessa Jerolmack, who just completed a 9-month run as a cook at Loco Pez, where she honed her knowledge of the restaurant business. The truck will serve chicken, beef, pork, eitan, soy miso, and soy-free tacos that will also be available in burrito form.

There is also a rotating daily platter special such as enchiladas, taquitos, and tamales served with rice and beans. The truck will be based at 5019 Baltimore Avenue, which will have picnic tables where you can enjoy your tacos. If all goes well, Jerolmack plans on opening a shack on the Baltimore Ave. site that can house a full kitchen and some counter seating.

Look for the taco cart on Baltimore Avenue or at festivals throughout the summer. And you can check out a much longer profile on Jerolmack and her new truck over at West Philly Local.

 Taco Angeleno [Facebook]

West Philly To Have ANew Taco Food Truck This Summer [West Philly Local]

A Full Plate Moves to Fishtown

The Insider is reporting that A Full Plate is moving to Fishtown. Shannon Dougherty and Liz Peterson will be moving their café and catering from Liberties Walk to a spot across from Loco Pez at 2370 E. Norris Street when their lease is up in 2013. The new digs, called Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen, will have a liquor license, 50 seats, and 16 taps. Cedar Point Bar & Kitchen will cook up American cuisine classics for dinner and lunch every day, with brunch on the weekends.

Read on for the winners of A Full Plate’s rib-off and taco takedown »

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