Puerto Vallarta taco festival returns for its second year

In order to support local producers and to be part of tourism in Puerto Vallarta, the Taco Fair will return to Parque Lazaro Cardenas on September 16. In its second edition, expected to be attended by an estimated three thousand people, will have 20 vendors, including microbrew producers and restaurants presenting their culinary treats.

As part of the activities at this family event, organizer Edgar Cisneros said, presentations about the history of the taco will be given by chef Miguel Angel Chalice.

“There will be tacos tastings with Escamoles, crickets and some molecular cuisine and music with the Huichol group Musical Culture and the town band will liven up the event,” he said.

In an interview with Notimex, Cisneros said locals and tourists alike can enjoy a wide variety of tacos; from traditional asada, chorizo and pastor along with various seafood, such as shrimp, lobster and marlin.

“What we want is to have a variety styles and flavors which each restaurant offers, and thereby people have many options to choose,” he said.

Regarding selected for the Taco Festival date, the organizer explained that he chose September 16 because it’s a long holiday weekend and will appeal to locals and tourists in the area for the celebrations.

“It’s a way to celebrate Independence Day, the festival is dedicated to the taco, which is a very Mexican product; thereby also hope that tourists and locals can see the local cuisine of restaurants and this is a good promotion because people taste many of their dishes, “he said.

The Taco Fair will offer visitors 10 peso tacos and will open its doors for free from 4:00 to 21:00 pm on September 16 in the Parque Lazaro Cardenas.

“We hope people visit Puerto Vallarta, and can enjoy the natural beauty we have; mountain, beach, and are part of this dining experience that will bring together the best taquerías of the city, and where they can know the essence of our city,” he said.


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