61. The Gatherer at B.C. Tacos
Let's consider the caveman (which, by the way is the theme of B.C. Tacos) for one moment. We're pretty sure that the day after primitive man created fire, he figured out that as good as something tastes cooked -- it tastes better fried. We're thinking that Ugh the caveman first fried a leaf or a tomato before moving on to things that would fight back -- like a wooly mammoth. So it's only fitting that B.C. Tacos has come full circle with its gatherer taco, featuring fried avocados instead of brontosaurus bits.
Chef/owner Bret Chiavari dices ripe Haas avocados, washes then in an egg bath, and coats them in panko bread crumbs seasoned with a secret blend of spices. The avocados are fried, then placed inside a taco shell and topped with lettuce, mozzarella cheese, and house-made chipotle mayonnaise. The taco is creamy and dreamy and manages to feel both healthy and indulgent at the same time.
At $3 each, we suggest taking a bunch home, dressing like Pebbles and Bam Bam, and having a little taco party -- caveman style!
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