Best of Miami

Miami's Ten Best Tacos

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The taco is one of the few traditional Mexican dishes readily available in the United States. Though we've taken our liberty with the taco, filling the shells with everything from ice cream to octopus, the classic original which predates the Europeans exploring (and invading) Mexico, was most likely a small maize soft shell filled with small fish.

Although we've come a long way since then, our love for the taco remains. Though available everywhere from the finest dining establishments down to the fast food drive through, there are some tacos that simply stand out. Salsa Fiesta was our choice for best taco of 2012. Here are ten other favorites. The best part about tacos? They're small enough to try all of them!

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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