Taco + Beer Pairing for National Beer Day
National Beer Day is Sunday, April 7th and what better way to celebrate than by pairing ice-cold brews with tasty tacos? San Diego’s favorite taqueria, City Tacos, in partnership with Mike Hess Brewing, just opened a food and beer garden-style spot in Imperial Beach, just steps from the sand, and is the perfect place to enjoy tacos and beer in true Southern California-style. To help with ordering, we’ve compiled up some totally delish beer and taco combos to try out.
City Tacos fanatics have their favorite menu items and if yours just-so-happens to be the Chorizo Asado, made with grilled pork chorizo and caramelized pineapple over melted Oaxaca cheese, have we got the beer for you. You’ll want to sip Mike Hess’s Steel Beach American Craft Lager. The crisp, light-bodied and refreshing lager tastes oh-so-good with the subtle sweetness you’ll find in the grilled pork.
With gorgeous weather in the forecast for National Beer Day, it only makes sense to celebrate outdoors, and the City Tacos + Mike Hess Brewing beer and taco garden is the perfect spot. As soon as you arrive, order your tacos – the classic Pollo Asado with grilled chicken, tomato, guacamole, onion,
San Diego is known for having some of the best fish tacos in the country and the Pescado at City Tacos is no exception. This delicious IB Street Tacos original menu item is a mix of golden cod with cabbage, tomato, cilantro and onion, finished with chipotle and lime aioli – yum! Pair it with Mike Hess Brewing’s seasonal Helicon, a Belgian Golden Strong ale, that compliments anything with even a hint of citrus. The Helicon is only available March 1st through May 21st, so don’t miss out.
For all those veggie-lovers out there…have no fear as we’ve got a tasty taco and beer duo that you’re sure to enjoy. City Tacos Imperial Beach features a Chile Relleno taco, comprised of beer battered chile
On National Beer Day, gather your friends or bring the kids to play in the sand, as there is something for everyone at the City Tacos Imperial Beach location – beer, sunshine and a great time.