Taco lasagna!?! New event taking Taco Tuesday over the top

Credit: Miami Valley Restaurant Association

Credit: Miami Valley Restaurant Association

These aren’t your padre’s tacos. 🌮🌮

Organizers say the idea of “Taco Tuesday” is about to go over-the-top during a new event starting at 5:30 p.m. this Tuesday, June 19 at the Fraze , 695 Lincoln Park  Blvd., Kettering

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Amy Zahora, executive director of the Miami Valley Restaurant Association, said eateries were asked to put their own spin on one of the world's most popular handheld foods for the Fraze's Taco Tuesday.

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“We have traditional tacos from El Meson — fish, chicken and beef — as well as Reuben tacos from Amber Rose and Spaghetti tacos from Giovanni’s,” she said.

“We also have Taco lasagna and traditional Latin American emapanadas, arepas and more.”

See menus below. 

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At 5:30 p.m., the gates will open at the venue’s park where local restaurants and taco fanatics will come together for a night of music, food and fun.

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A half dozen local restaurants will offer up grub. Options include:

🌮Amber Rose Restaurant and Catering, 1400 Valley St., Dayton

Reuben Taco, $4

Tequila Lime Carnitas Taco, $4

Queso Nachos, $4

Carnitas Nachos, $8

🌮 Archer's Tavern, 2030 E. Dorothy Lane, Kettering

Asada Steak Tacos served with pickled onions and pico de gallo, $3

🌮 Basil’s, locations in downtown Dayton and downtown Troy  

Basils taco stuffed with chili lime kale slaw mix, pepper jack cheese, Basil’s sour cream and fried wontons, $4 each. Tacos come with choice of roasted mushrooms, pulled or sautéed shrimp and are served with a side of chips.

🌮 Buckin Donkey, 2866 S Dixie Dr., Kettering

Cajun Tacos

BBQ Pulled Pork Tacos

$4 each or 2 for $7 or 3 for $10

🌮 El Meson, 903 E. Dixie Drive in West Carrollton

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Veggie Nachos,  $4 add meat $2

Maduros,  $3

Churro, $4

Arepas,  $5

Totachos,  (Tater tots with Chorizo)$4

🌮 Giovanni's Pizzeria é Ristorante Italiano , 215 W Main St., Fairborn

Taco Lasagna, $4

Taco Spaghetti Bowl, $5

Spaghetti Tacos, $3

Italian Sausage,  Taco $4

Strawberry Cannoli Cone,  $4

Margarita Cannoli,  $3

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While you eat, you’ll be able to enjoy enjoy some “spicy and smooth” Latin Jazz on the Lincoln Park stage with music group Yumbambe.

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Please note, pets, backpacks and coolers are prohibited.

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Want to go?

WHAT: Taco Tuesday at Fraze Pavilion

WHERE: 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering

WHEN: Tuesday, June 19 at 5:30 p.m.

INFO: website

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