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Saturday, October 4, 2008

I Want Tacos...

Hang on, before I even get started... "silencio su boca grande Pat!" I really want some tacos, burritos, beans (refried, black, soaked, dark, spicy, mixed), some salsa too... the green kind...

This place is literally covered in all sorts of taco shops. Like a kid in a candy store I am going nuts! Maybe all those months in Costa Rica has has my taste buds still covered in Lizano! Since I have been here I am day dreaming in Spanish, falling asleep to dreams of carne asada, and dancing to Chichi Peralta...


But there is a time and a place... pre race is no time (not for me anyway) to try out all the local hole-in-the-wall taco shops... but I am SO TEMPTED, there is a time and a place... POST RACE!

http://www.diglounge.net/wp-content/uploads/2007/marielas_tacos.jpg

I know the other 18 pro women will be racing for the $$$, not this chica, I heard the finish line food is tacos, burritoes, corn, rice, and salsas! Voy por la comida!!!

http://mydinnertable.typepad.com/home/images/taco_loco.jpg

Vicki (my SUPER home stay host) and her tri-team, "TexasIron", have an aid station on the run, it is loaded with margaritas (the Texans know how to throw down a shin dig, or aid station), maybe she can sneak me a burrito in there too...

http://mydinnertable.typepad.com/home/images/ep_asada.jpg

Right about now (if today was tomorrow) I will be about to start the run... 13.1 miles to go hasta que me llena de tacos...

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28 Comments:

Blogger D said...

mmmmmmm.... food. I wish I hadn't totally overindulged in my dinner last night and gained a pound and a half or I'd totally be on my way to Taco del Mar right now (or not since it's 7:45am lol).

October 4, 2008 at 4:47 AM

 
Blogger Dolphin Boy said...

Ohhhh Bree, espere hasta que llegue a casa, usted puede tener el mejor taco nunca!

Something awaits YOU!! ::))

G-luck 2morrow! Bling Bling$$$

Killer Taco!

October 4, 2008 at 6:14 AM

 
Blogger Charisa said...

Ohhhhhh YUM, Mexican food rocks! Why is it that all the great food is for "after" the race?! :) Less than 24 hrs til you can have tons of tacos!!

October 4, 2008 at 7:19 AM

 
Blogger Missy said...

One thing me and my cat have in common...food strongly motivates us to do stuff!!
Good Luck tomorrow!!

October 4, 2008 at 8:29 AM

 
Blogger Maggs said...

those look soo good! Where can I find good tacos in Kona? haha! Good luck tomorrow!

October 4, 2008 at 8:54 AM

 
Blogger rr said...

Yummmm.. race hard for tacos tomorrow Bree! Good luck, have an awesome day out there.

October 4, 2008 at 10:15 AM

 
Blogger Dolphin Boy said...

are you saying i have a big mouth?

October 4, 2008 at 10:50 AM

 
Blogger Samantha said...

Si fuera en Austin, te comparías la comida mexicana tan pronto como cruzas la meta. Sigue pasando un buen tiempo y buena suerta mañana. Miraré en la Red.

October 4, 2008 at 11:04 AM

 
Blogger TATI said...

hahaha omg bree this post made my day

October 4, 2008 at 12:12 PM

 
Blogger JC said...

Good luck tomorrow! I'll be cheering for you!

October 4, 2008 at 12:13 PM

 
OpenID forgingahead said...

I live near the Mission district in SF so the world of mexican food is literally near my doorstep...think I'll go partake in some in your honor!

GOOD LUCK!!

October 4, 2008 at 12:54 PM

 
Blogger Mel said...

Go Bree earn those yummy tacos:) I will cheering for you taco mama:)

October 4, 2008 at 2:17 PM

 
Blogger TriGirl Kate O said...

Disfruta the race y los tacos tambien! My favorite are al carbon with tons of onions and cilantro.

Good luck tomorrow!!!!

October 4, 2008 at 2:38 PM

 
Blogger beth said...

will run for tacos...
yes! i can't wait to check out the coverage. have fun- that's how you will do your best!
sending you great race vibes from cali!
-b

October 4, 2008 at 4:33 PM

 
Blogger Mer! said...

BREE! Just wanted to wish you awesome awesome speedy legs tomorrow!!! You'll do awesome and we can't wait to see pictures and we'll be cheering you on!!!!

Like Beth said, great vibes from san diego!

Mer

October 4, 2008 at 5:57 PM

 
Blogger Mira Lelovic said...

Good luck, Bree! Enjoy the post-race food and margaritas! Not at the aid station, at the post-race :-) Can't believe I didn't know about this!

October 5, 2008 at 2:14 AM

 
Blogger Jennifer Cunnane said...

Yummy! Race hard out there I am totally rooting or ya!

October 5, 2008 at 6:23 AM

 
Blogger Paul said...

Good luck Bree!!! Can't wait to see how the race goes. We're looking forward to meeting you in Kona!

October 5, 2008 at 6:27 AM

 
Blogger Randy said...

Yummy we should have a taco feed soon to celebrate the end of the season with all the Kona gang and anyone else who wants to be there. Hope your race went well.

October 5, 2008 at 1:31 PM

 
Blogger Trigirlpink said...

I hope you had a great race. I can't find any results! Those pink speed laces are sweet!

October 5, 2008 at 2:26 PM

 
Blogger Bruce Stewart (施樸樂) (ブルース・スチュワート) said...

http://results.active.com/pages/displayNonGru.jsp?orgID=216392&rsID=70762

October 5, 2008 at 2:46 PM

 
Blogger Dolphin Boy said...

You say you "want tacos"? Well, get home will ya.... because the Taco's Want YOU!!! LOL! hahaha!

Hot sauce!

October 5, 2008 at 3:44 PM

 
Blogger Roo said...

Wait a minute. No one offered me a margarita on that run. How did I miss the margaritas?

October 5, 2008 at 5:45 PM

 
Blogger Bob Almighty said...

For some odd reason I can't get the results to load..but i hope the race went well...

October 5, 2008 at 5:54 PM

 
Blogger jahowie said...

OK...it's only 10:00 a.m. here and now I want tacos!! LOL!!

October 6, 2008 at 4:10 AM

 
Blogger Jen said...

Bree,
Did you eat the tacos and blow up? I can't wait to hear from you. Hope you are having a nice time.

October 6, 2008 at 12:28 PM

 
Blogger MarkyV said...

Mmmmmmmm tasting my way thru austin. Yummy.

This is probably your best post ever. I wish I could eat my computer screen.

October 6, 2008 at 5:30 PM

 
Blogger CoachLiz said...

Texas Iron had margaritas!!! How did I miss that???

October 7, 2008 at 5:14 PM

 

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