Wine me, dine me pick of the week: Chorizo tacos for brunch? Try 'em at The Famous Neons Uplugged

CINCINNATI - We are pleased to bring you this weekly feature from Julie Niesen Gosdin, the voice behind the food blog wine me, dine me . Julie serves up a "Pick of the Week," when she visits a local eatery and samples a signature menu item.

Chorizo tacos: Taste 513 at The Famous Neons Unplugged

  • 208 East 12th Street, Cincinnati
  • Backyard brunch
  • Price range $4-7 (depending on number of tacos)

Last Sunday, I'd hoped to take my brand new adopted dog, Sofie, to Oakley's Pup Crawl, but after friends said it was really crowded (and I didn't want to scare the dog), we decided to go to a different dog-friendly place, Neons.

I had forgotten that this eatery was now doing brunch on Sundays, so I decided to partake, particularly after seeing a friend's amazing looking burger. Taste 513 is a catering company that has regular gigs at both Neon's and Findlay Market. Check their Facebook page for where they'll be .

While a burger sounded (and looked) delicious, I wanted something a little less substantial but still filling. After seeing a few people walk to their seats with delicious looking tacos, I decided to try one. The taco is simple, and really a riff on migas, Mexican-style scrambled eggs:

  • fluffy scrambled eggs
  • chorizo
  • queso blanco
  • salsa

It was a little hard to eat because of the salsa, so be sure to grab plenty of napkins. One taco was perfect for me; if you're a little hungrier, try two. I washed it down with a glass of Stiegl Grapefruit Radler, which is beer mixed with grapefruit soda. Surprisingly light and delicious.

I love it when I accidentally discover something delicious--particularly one that is so filling and affordable. I have a feeling that during the spring and summer, I'll be indulging in a few more of those tacos.



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