Taco takeoff: Exploring a simple, humble food’s explosion in the Buffalo area | Dining

Two things haven’t changed since the transition: the popularity of D.A. Taste’s beef birria tacos – slow-braised beef tacos dunked in a spicy consommé – and customers’ willingness to wait for an hour or more for the trendy fare. 

“Before we started, we thought tacos were just ground beef, lettuce, cheese, tomato – like everybody else,” Laia said. “Then we thought, ‘Why can’t you put this in it? Why not that?’ And it turned out right.”

Owner Azrael Laia custom finishes a taco order at the D.A. Taste Taco location at 141 Abbott Rd. at the former Jacobi’s Restaurant, in

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Stolen La Poblanita taco truck has been found

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It was a roller-coaster weekend for the family who runs La Poblanita, a popular taco truck usually parked at 3825 Indianola Ave. in Clintonville. The La Poblanita trailer was stolen in the early morning hours Saturday, driven away by thieves in a red pickup truck. The crime was captured on video. Word of the theft spread quickly on social media over the weekend, and La Poblanita launched a GoFundMe campaign on Saturday to help replace the family’s business. Then on Sunday, WBNS 10-TV reported that the trailer was discovered in the city’s impound lot following a

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New ciders, a taco festival, and more Pittsburgh food news | Food | Pittsburgh

Photo: Courtesy of Threadbare Cider House & Meadery

Apples & Honey by Threadbare

Scratch & Co

1720 Lowrie St., Troy Hill. scratchcopgh.com
Scratch & Co has introduced a new, but familiar item to their menu: pierogies. Chef Brent Cable brings his grandmother’s pierogi recipe to the popular spot, and they look delicious. Made with dried cheese curd and served on a bed of onion and bacon, you’re sure to get your savory fix with this one.

Arsenal Cider x Girls Running Shit

300 39th St., Lawrenceville. arsenalciderhouse.com
The popular local

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Wendy’s Modifying Their Fries and Taco Bell Enters The Chicken Sandwich Battle

Wendy’s is reformulating its fries to help keep them tasty for people who order delivery and Taco Bell’s take on a fried chicken sandwich is ready to debut.

Next month Wendy’s will debut a new fry recipe.  They have reformulated their current fries to keep them crispier longer.  This is a move to accommodate more delivery orders that are taking a little longer to get to hungry customers.


In the next week (or couple days if you’re a Taco Bell Rewards member) Taco Bell will debut their entry into the fried chicken sandwich war.

Taco Bell is already

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