Aside from sampling all of the tacos and cocktails, activities include the Bartender Battle and Chef’s Taco Challenge, during which local bartenders and chefs will go head-to-head to create the best tasting custom cocktails and tacos.
Tapping into the region’s growing appreciation and love for tacos and good tequila, High Spirits Events is hosting the first Tacos n’ Tequila Fiesta in downtown Greenville presented by Lunazul 100% Agave Tequila.
The 50-plus-seat restaurant will be shot-gun style similar in concept to a Chipotle or Moe’s, with the open kitchen and assembly line on the right, a chalkboard menu, a concrete bar with seating on the left, a few seats outward facing to the street and mezzanine-level seating.
You know you’re in for a good lunch hour at the brand-spankin’ new Willy Taco, 217 Laurens Road, when the server hands you the tequila menu while giving a detailed explanation of the best anejo and reposado before even mentioning the food. Oh, yeah, by the way, there are tacos. But back to the tequila . . .
Tacos are just about the most perfect form of food. I’m typically not one to make broad pronouncements, but truly, if I had a personal motto or a family crest, it might be something like, "For God, country, and tacos."