Thursday, March 6, 2014

Taste Test Tin Lizzy's Taco Contest Finalists


Tin Lizzy's Cantina has selected the top taco finalists to move on to the final round of its annual taco contest. Taco-ficionados, it's all up to you now. Tin Lizzy's locations will feature a different taco finalist each week in March. The top-selling taco nabs a place on the menu plus $500 and 10 VIP passes to Tin Lizzy's Cinco de Mayo party for its creator. Gift cards go to second- and third-place winners. Tacos are $3.69. Terrapin drafts make choice compadres at $5, or pair up one contest taco and one Terrapin for $7.99. Taco finalists, cantina of origin and feature weeks are as follows:

March 3-9 --The Green Machine by Abby Ruffner and Brittney Proper
Grilled tilapia, lettuce, guacamole, cucumbers, green peppers and feta cheese topped with citrus lime vinaigrette. Pairs with Terrapin Golden.

March 10-16 -- Cheese Too Pretty by Morgan Brasher and Hannah Dean
Fried Buffalo shrimp in between cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, lettuce, tomatoes, queso and goat cheese. Pairs with Terrapin Golden.

March 17-23 -- Steak Out by Gabrielle Fleming
Steak, crispy onion strings, lettuce, blue cheese crumbles and drizzled with garlic aioli. Pairs with Terrapin Rye.

March 24-30 -- Big Island Taco by Mike Smith
Fried chicken dressed with hot Hawaiian coleslaw, pineapple mango salsa and shredded coconut. Pairs with Terrapin Rye.

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