Tacos. Is there a word in the English language that immediately makes you salivate more? Just me? Ok then. Regardless, today is National Taco Day, and if you are looking to celebrate with a mouthwatering envelope of tastiness, or are planning to have some dragons over for a party, here are some great Canadian tacos from coast-to-coast.
Tacomio, Vancouver: tacomio.ca
This west coast homage to Mexican street food features local, organic ingredients, gluten-free tortillas, and five levels of spicy salsa.
Native Tongues Taqueria, Calgary: nativetongues.ca
The streets of Calgary must smell delicious as the flavours of warm, fresh tortillas and braised meats and vegetables fill the air outside this Calgary taco establishment.
La Bamba Café, Saskatoon: labambacafe.ca
This hidden gem in the heart of the prairies was the first restaurant to bring authentic Mexican cuisine to Saskatoon in 2007.
Campechano Taqueria, Toronto: campechano.ca
This no-fuss taqueria features half a dozen tacos and authentic tortillas made from blue and white corn imported directly from farmers in Mexico.
Ola Cocina, Ottawa: olacocina.ca
Ola Cocina in Ottawa features all gluten-free tortillas and over a dozen varieties of tacos including duck confit.
La Capital Tacos, Montreal: lacapitaltacos.ca
This Montreal institution, situated in Chinatown, features all fresh ingredients and in-house salsa made daily.