My new taco record is 8 tacos. Three of them were the new pork type (those really fill a person up, by the way) and five steak tacos. Now I'm off to get some juice, and then study.
Today I ate tacos again, but I was adventurous and tried a new type of meat. They have what could be called a "spit" outside of the taco shop, but it's a unique spit because it is mounted so the axis that the meat rotates around is vertical rather than horizontal, and the fire is next to the meat with a reflector directing the heat. The meat is in a conical shape, with the fat part towards the top. To serve it they hold a tortilla against the meat and shave some of it off with a knife, catching it with the tortilla. I guess it's some kind of pork, and it ended up being really good. It looked a lot like bacon, but was more moist and had excellent flavor. As my dad would say, it tastes just like candy.
Then I went to a class that was rescheduled from Wednesday night two weeks from now to tonight 6-9pm. I got there and someone from the class was sitting outside saying she'd just gotten an e-mail from him informing us that he was out of town. He's got a horrible e-mail technique: he sends an e-mail to two of the girls in class, who then have to forward it on to whomever else in the class they have an e-mail for, who hopefully then give it to everyone else. Next class period I'm going to give him my address too.
For supper I went to a different taco shop and had quesadillas with sausage that tasted a lot like the sausage we use in our cheese dip at home. They were "make-you-own" quesadillas--I was given a small frying pan with melted cheese and meat in it and three tortillas. It was very filling. We saw Vicente Fox give a speech on TV at the restaurant, but I couldn't hear enough to try to understand it.
2019-10-20 - Its called tacos al pastor, and I still love it!
I just ate at Taco Felix's, and had 6 tacos. I'm pretty full now. Eliot challenged me to see how many I could eat, and I think I can do more, but for now, 6 is the current record. When I ordered them, the waiter did a double take, and had to confirm that I actually wanted six!
I should be off to play soccer pretty soon. Hopefully I don't populate the field with ground up tacos.