The Tacos of Tacolandia: Antojitos La Poblanita

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On Sunday, August 14, Westword will host Tacolandia, a celebration of the city's street tacos in all their tortilla-wrapped glory. Join us at Sports Authority Field to enjoy unlimited samples from many of Denver's top taquerias, cantinas, Mexican restaurants and food trucks. Joining the fun will be Antojitos La Poblanita, bringing tastes of Puebla, Mexico, to the party.

Elizabeth Urrietta and her sister started Antojitos La Poblanita three years ago, with the goal of bringing the food of their home town to Denver. Puebla has its own distinct styles of tacos and other small bites, and La Poblanita will be sharing an original taco Lulu (beef, potato, Oaxacan cheese and avocado on a large corn tortilla) as well as huaraches, memelas, and quesadillas filled with chicharrón and squash blossom.

Get your Tacolandia tickets now at westwordtacolandia.com. Tickets are $40 for general admission, which gets you unlimited food samples and entertainment from 4 to 7 p.m. But for the next two days, you can snag two tickets for the price of one. Use the code ESTRELLA (all caps) from now through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, to take advantage of the deal. 

Or spring for a $75 VIP ticket, which allows early entry into the event at 3 p.m., plus two Estrella Jalisco beers and plenty of surprises — including some special tacos from chef Jamey Fader of Lola. 

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