Last year’s Mexico kiosk during Food & Wine had some very delicious options, and once again they changed up the beef taco offering.
The Taco de Filete comes topped with a Cascabel Pepper Sauce and scallions and is served in a flour tortilla. A wedge of lime is served on the side to add a bit of citrus acidity.
The sauce was a bit spicy (the Mongolian Beef in a Steamed Bun seemed a bit spicier), but there was a nice amount with the beef to help mellow it out, which was fairly tender. The scallion was a bit more difficult to bite through, as I’ve found to be the case with every dish that features it. It is still a welcome addition for a bit of green to the taco.
I think the Taco de Filete was tastier and more visually appealing than last year;s Grilled Ribeye Taco. I have yet to order this year’s Crispy Shrimp Taco, but those I’ve seen served looked every bit as good as last year’s! I’ll be ordering it during the course of the festival to make sure it’s as tasty as I remember it, and for a side by side comparison, so keep checking back!
Have you tried the Taco de Filete? Let us know what you thought, and if you though a previous iteration of the dish was better.