Tacos are the ideal food. They're portable for on-the-go eating but are also fine for sitting at the dinner table. They're also just the right size. One is a snack, two make a satisfying lunch, and three or four are a substantial supper. That being said, you still want to make the most of your taco experience. That's where Ralph Pagano's "chef-driven" bites come in. Though this celebrity chef isn't Mexican, he knows his way around a tortilla. From the crispy baja fish — the original sustenance of surfers on the Pacific coast — to the classic carne asada ($5), Pagano's tacos include fresh ingredients and pay homage to Mexican street food. But it's the creative offerings that truly shine. Spicy poke "tuna" tacos are bright and refreshing after a day at the beach. Green eggs and ham tacos satisfy your breakfast cravings any time of the day in the most whimsical (and Seussian) way. In fact, if he can cook it, Pagano will put a taco shell around it — be it duck, lamb, pork, or even cauliflower (for you veggie lovers out there). At five bucks apiece, they're a soulful bargain. But head to Naked Taco on Tuesdays, when your taco is free with a purchased margarita. Because the only thing better than a taco is a free taco.