Tillamook Taco Week in Phoenix

To celebrate one of the Southwest’s most beloved dishes – the taco – Tillamook Cheese’s Loaf Love Tour has partnered with four Phoenix restaurants for Taco Week, February 11 – February 18, 2012.


Each spot is offering a unique taco special featuring award-winning Tillamook Cheese. Participating restaurants include:

Fuego Tacos
Taco Week Special: From chef Holly Arguello comes “The Arizonan” – A homemade taco shell with local Chorizo, Green Onion Salsa, Natural braised chicken thigh meat and Tillamook Pepper Jack Cheese. Served with Arroz Gondules and Cuban Black Beans. ($10)

Carte Blanche Gourmet Tacos
Taco Week Special: “Griddled Fish Taco with Slaw” – Created by Chef/Owner Shantal Chase, this taco is served with Tomato Arbol Chile Sauce and Tillamook Pepper Jack Cheese. Steak and chicken options will be available. (3 tacos for $8)

Vitamin T
Taco Week Special: Local chef Aaron May will serve the “viTamin T quesoTilla Taco” – Made with a blend of Tillamook Medium Cheddar and Tillamook Monterey Jack cheeses. ($2 per taco or 3 for $5)

Ticoz Resto-Bar
Taco Week Special: Chef Gabriela Quevedo presents “Braised Beef Tillamook Tacos” – Two corn tortillas filled with braised beef, sautéed onions, red and green peppers and Tillamook Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses. Tortillas are topped with melted Tillamook cheese and served with rice and pinto beans. ($12.95)

Tillamook’s Loaf Love Tour, the third annual cross-country event dedicated to “bringing tasty cheese to the people” will be in the Phoenix area until February 24. To see the tour’s full and detailed schedule of stops, visit LoafLoveTour.com.

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