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Welcome 2019 with tacos!

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Taco of the Month

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A fan favorite taco is back this month at Puesto. The Pork Tinga taco is filled with braised pork shoulder, chorizo, potato, chipotle salsa, cilantro, queso fresco, avocado, and some chicharrón pieces.

The chorizo and onions are cooked and then combined with potatoes and pork shoulder. All that goodness is then braised in the oven in a tomato-chipotle-garlic sauce.  Once cooked, it's topped with queso fresco, cilantro, avocado, and chicharrón. In Spanish, tinga means stew. The tinga for this taco uses a very traditional recipe made with pork, chorizo, tomato, and chipotle chiles. The perfect wintery guisado, this dish is classic and homey. It’s packed with smoky, porky goodness and some extra crunch and texture from the chicharrón!

Last call to try the Winter Cocktails!

This is the last month to enjoy our winter cocktails. The GIN AND MEZCAL AND JUICE, the CHAMPURRADO TROPICALE and the ROMPOPE OAXAQUEÑA are all calling your name!

In case you need some extra convincing, check out some of the press love our cocktails have gotten:

Horchata for A Cause Beneficiaries

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From the months of December to February, $1 from every frozen horchata purchase is being donated to the California Fire Foundation for the important work they do. The California Fire Foundation, a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization, provides emotional and financial assistance to families of fallen firefighters, firefighters and the communities they protect.

Formed in 1987 by California Professional Firefighters, the California Fire Foundation’s mandate includes an array of survivor and victim assistance projects and community initiative such as:

California Firefighters Memorial: The Foundation designed, built and maintains this unique memorial to fallen firefighters at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Every year, the Foundation holds a special, annual ceremony to commemorate the bravery of those who lost their lives in the line of duty.

Firefighters and Their Families: The Foundation supplies emergency support to departments and families of firefighters killed in the line of duty and provides educational assistance to the children of fallen firefighters through the California Firefighters Endowment and Daniel A. Terry Scholarship program.

Victim Assistance: The Foundation’s Supplying Aid to Victims of Emergency (SAVE) program brings immediate, short-term relief to victims of fire or other natural disasters throughout California.

Community Improvement: The Foundation supplies public safety resources, and conducts outreach and education about fire safety issues through its Firefighters On Your Side program.