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Very Important Taco: El Fútbol

Smoked to perfection at Tacos Perla



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Photography by Tammy Yoso

Smoked albacore layered with creamy avocado, cheese, and a sprinkling of pepitas (spicy toasted pumpkin seeds) make the $5 El Fútbol our favorite of the mix of fancy, non-traditional tacos served at Tacos Perla.  It’s also NOT one of the tacos featuring a sprinkling of fried crickets. (Yes, crickets!) The new North Park spot from the team behind The Pearl in Point Loma is also known for its six-pack of gourmet salsas, with ingredients like pineapple, carrot and habañero emulsion, pickled onions, and tomatillos. The chefs offer salsa–taco pairings to help you get the flavors just right. 3000 Upas Street, North Park

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