Friday, June 24, 2011

Food Friday: Tacolicious & Timmy

 Tacolicious 2031 Chestnut Street San Francisco, CA 94111

One of my favorite days of the week is Taco Tuesday. And, as luck would have it, San Francisco has one of the best Taco Tuesdays around. Believe me, this is a fact. When I get off early enough, my usual go-to spot for delicious tacos in the city is Nick's Crispy Tacos, but this week since I missed my Tuesday tradition, I decided to fill my taco void, later in the week, at non other than, Tacolicious

I spend a lot of time in the Marina district, but I have only recently started exploring the many cute and quaint restaurants in the area, and Tacolicious has always been one of the places on my list. So, this Thursday, after a really awesome morning and afternoon, I decided to spend the evening with my friend, Doug, for some quality taco time. True to our gluttonous nature, we were quite the ambitious ones and split a platter of ten tacos between us. Yes, TEN tacos for $29. My half consisted of two veggie tacos (made with roasted squash, zucchini, and red peppers), one chorizo-potato, one beef short rib, and one chicken taco. I washed down all five of those suckers with a refreshing sangria roja, made with red wine and fresh fruit. Juicy and delicious, Tacolicious's tacos were nothing short of filling.  What I love most about Tacolicious is its laid-back and hip vibe, which happens to be the perfect place to unwind after a long day of work. But, take head, if you decide to come to Tacolicious after work, it's best to get there a little before 6:30 to beat the crowd!

After stuffing ourselves silly with tacos, Doug and I took a walk along Chestnut Street, before finally deciding to get a cup of coffee. We sat outside on a bench with our warm coffees and decided to do a little people watching. It was then when we noticed a Tim Lincecum doppelganger across the street. "Look at that Lincecum look-a-like," Doug said with a laugh. I stared with my poor vision and kept my eyes on him as he crossed the street and headed towards us. As he got closer and closer, my jaw dropped, as I realized that was no doppelganger. Nope, it was the real deal. Yep, Timmy Lincecum casually strolled by us with a smile, and I sipped my coffee in awe, watching as swarms of San Franciscans gawked at our local celeb. What an ending to a fantastic day, I thought. Only in San Francisco could I feel this way.

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  1. I lovee your Food Friday posts! <3

  2. That looks so delicious.. ahhh. Mouth watering food!

  3. The food looks really nice!

  4. oooh I've been wanting to hit up that place forever- my sis just moved to the marina, and I'm planning on hanging out there a lot more! Maybe I'll run into you and Tim next time I'm there!!

    have a great weekend doll!
    xo Carlina

  5. you always make me soo hungry with your food posts! i seriously look out for your food posts each time because the food you eat is just too good! hahah

    xx natalie

  6. This looks so delicious! I need to hop on the Taco bandwagon STAT!


  7. looks soo good! might have to check this place out when i'm up in sf this summer!

  8. I wish there were local celebs around me.
    But there aren't.
    Because this area sucks.
    I should become the Midwest's local celeb.
    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

  9. Yum!! The food looks so good. :)

    Fashion Rehab

  10. Mmmmhh That looks delicious!

    xoxo Michaela

  11. I'm a huge fan of tacos and those look sooo yummy! I might have to grab some tomorrow for lunch. ;)


  12. oh gosh~ everything looks so yummy and its worse because im hungry atm! :\

  13. yummmaayyy...

    hehe, glad to see that you tried tacolicious out. how does it compare to nick's crispy tacos?!

    & yes to hanging out next week! lemme know girl. :)


  14. yum!!!! you know us bay area folks love our tacos :)

    enter my giveaway for a fabulous bow skirt

  15. O-M-G. this kills me. the food looks so yummy. and i am super duper hungry. :S

    ps: thanks for the lovely comments dear. :D

    xoxo Mode Junkie

  16. I love reading posts about great restaurants in cities that I have or plan to travel!

  17. Ahhh these tacos look sooo delicious!

  18. ooohh I've walked past this place many times but never tried it. WOW those tacos look so divine. Gonna have to go in next time. Thanks for letting me know!!! =D SF is seriously the bomb ♥♥♥

  19. yum!! i love tacos!

    i'm actually heading out for mexican food tonight for dinner :)

  20. oh my, this post has made me SO HUNGARY! YUM! i looove tacos!!!

  21. Yes please. I love tacos just about more than the taco song. x hivenn

  22. love your style! great blog!!
    follow you =)

  23. Hmmm Hmmm....those tacos look delicious.

  24. You know L.A. is no different! Cruise down Melrose andfor sure you'll spot some celeb! haha and seriously all your food fridays make me hungry come Monday.. lol

    p.s. graduating feeeeels amazing. I'm partially still in denial thinking that school is not officially over, but for now I'm just sitting back and enjoying summer. It feeels good! :)

  25. Ohhh SanFran! I have been there only once and I renmember strolling down the street during the Saturday Market when blocks and blocks have little tiny shops put up. I went into one of the China town stores and got a broiled WHOLE fish on a stick! OMG it was delicious. And only in San Francisco can I walk the street with a fishy-sicle. hehe.

    YUM :)


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