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Some good things to eat in South Delta: Mexican-inspired edition

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When your tummy is grumbling there are plenty of places to satisfy your hunger in South Delta and listing them all would be too onerous for one magazine to handle. Which is why we’ve begun a new segment called Some good things to Eat, highlighting a few attractive options to try each month.

During this shivering month of June (yikes!) we’ve opted to go to the sunny south, past two border crossings, into the far-flung cuisine of Mexico. It may be hard to believe but there are several places in Ladner and Tsawwassen to get your salsa salivation on. Read on to find out where.

Turkey Taco Salad at the Dancing Pig in Ladner

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Let’s talk turkey about this salad

One of the most popular choices on the menu is house smoked sliced turkey strips served on top of a crunchy salad filled with a Baja lime crema, fresh cut salsa and avocado all filled to overflowing inside a fried crispy tortilla shell boat. Pack an extra sized appetite for this one. The Dancing Pig Eatery & Taphouse is located in the heart of historic Ladner.


Taco time at Four Winds Brewing in Tilbury Industrial Park

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Taste a trifecta of terrific tacos

Everybody’s a’tacoing about Four Winds’ delicious new selection of Mexican-inspired street tacos. There’s Mushroom 3 Ways, Pollo Asado, and Al Pastor with roasted pork and pineapple. Daily specials include fish tacos, inspired veggie options and alternate meat tacos. Everything is made in house including the Queso Fresco, Pico de gallo and various hot sauces. Tacos are served from noon to 3:30 Mon-Fri but Four Winds is looking to expand service full time. Four Winds Brewing can be found at 7355 72nd St. in Tilbury.


Nachos Especiales at Pat Quinn’s Restaurant & Bar in Tsawwassen

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These are nacho everyday nachos

After a round of golf at Tsawwassen Springs nothing beats sitting down for a round of Nachos Especiales with friends at the nearby Pat Quinn’s restaurant. The dish features crunchy corn chips, cheddar cheese, refried beans, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, jalapeño, chopped scallion and olives. Pat Quinn’s has El Taquito nights every Wednedsay after 5 p.m. with six Mexican-inspired culinary specialties from El Taquito, an old favourite eatery for locals in Tsawwassen from the 1980’s and 1990’s.

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