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Taco ’Bout It

August 2018
Taco ’Bout It
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Feast on five variations of the tortilla-wrapped staple, from old-school roasted pork to a kimchi-topped dish

Kimchi Beef Taco - Taco Boy

Filled with grilled flank steak marinated in Korean barbecue sauce, briny kimchi (a sweet-and-sour mix of fermented veggies that’s a Korean cuisine staple), and cilantro, this flavorful Taco Boy classic satisfies your salty cravings after a long day on Folly Beach. tacoboy.net

Vegan Taco with Beet Puree - Rebel Taqueria

These rebels ditched standard meat fillings, instead stuffing an organic tortilla with bright and earthy mashed beets and fresh salsa salad. Find out where to get the plant-based taco—plus more carnivore-friendly options—by viewing the food truck’s daily schedule at rebeltaqueria.com.

Taco Al Pastor - Torres Superettes

Located just outside Hampton Park, Torres Superettes convenience store may be the area’s best-kept secret for authentic Mexican tacos. The dishes rotate by day, but the al pastor special, featuring savory roasted pork on a corn tortilla, shouldn’t be missed. facebook.com/torres-superettes

BBQ Brisket Taco - Cantina 76

Visit Cantina 76 in Mount Pleasant and Kiawah Island for the perfect marriage of summer eats: barbecue and Tex-Mex. Hot, fluffy tortillas arrive with chopped dry-rub brisket dressed in honey-chipotle sauce, fresh pico de gallo, and lime. cantina76.com

Bangin' Shrimp Taco - Mex 1

After catching some sun on Sullivan’s Island, slide into a patio table at Mex 1 and indulge in tacos plump with Baja-style fried shrimp, cilantro, and shredded cabbage, all topped with a drizzle of the cantina’s homemade sweet-and-spicy sauce. mex1coastalcantina.com