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mexican restaurant food blog at north shore hawaii

The Surfin' Taco
Chronicles
Here you can explore recipes, learn about the North Shore culture and be a part of our community.
Sep
20
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Hau’ula is located at the north end of Oahu’s east coast. This town is about 1.9 miles long with over 90% of its space being unpopulated, offering a lush landscape comprised of beaches and mountains and showcasing a slow-paced community and artful culture. Hauʻula also offers great hiking...

Aug
15
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This recipe is for all the vegetarians out there missing savory and satisfying Mexican food. These tacos are a quick but flavorful plant-based meal that is versatile, healthy, and satisfying. Roasted cauliflower tacos can be another easy weeknight dinner to add to your repertoire but can a...

Jul
17
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What does Aloha really mean? Aloha is the most Hawaiian word there is. In the Hawaiian language, it can mean both hello and goodbye, but really, for Hawaiians it means more than that as it also refers to love and affection. The word aloha is used in combination with other words, ...

Jun
24
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Next time its taco Tuesday at your house, try these octopus tacos or as the locals would call them, Tako Tacos. Most people in Hawaii associate Tako (Japanese for octopus) with poke. But if you really consider yourself a food adventurer, your next taco needs to be a Tako Taco! Nati...

May
4
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Do you know the true meaning of the Hawaiian "lei"? For you to understand better we will explain to you where it all started. The custom of ‘lei’ was on the first trips made by navigators who made the unforgettable trip between Tahiti and Hawaii sailing in the largest ocean in the w...

Apr
19
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Pupukea is located on the hills above Oahu’s North Shore, within the stretch of land between Waimea Bay and Sunset Beach. Known for its amazing beaches and best surf spots on the island, Pupukea is a summer favorite to those looking for family-friendly activities and a winter hot-spot for sur...

Mar
21
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Good food brings people together. Let the North Shore Tacos cater to your next event. We promise to bring all the favorite Mexican flavors along with a professional service to impress your guests and their taste buds. Have an upcoming lunch meeting, birthday party, wedding or g...
Explore our favorite recipes and learn about the North Shore culture.
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Feb
13
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Picture an intimate wedding on a white sandy beach on the North Shore of Hawaii. Green mountains and pristine clear waters surround the bride and groom as they tie the knot. They embrace one another for a kiss, which ends the short but sweet ceremony. “Now what?” - The bride and groom ask e...

Jan
24
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With so many choices and so little time, the North Shore of Oahu offers an abundance of unforgettable experiences. The hard part is deciding how to spend your precious days in paradise. There are many iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also...

Dec
3
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Last week we shared some spooky stories with you in the spirit of Halloween season, but this week we thought we’d write about something much less scary and much more wholesome. Being a Mexican cuisine inspired food truck and restaurant, we thought it would be interesting to write about the ...

Nov
22
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Pineapple is one of Hawai’i’s main novelty items and is grown on the North Shore of Oahu at the Dole Plantation. It is also many people’s favorite tropical fruit because of its tangy flavor that goes well with many dishes and beverages. It seems it’s one of those foods that’s hard to imagi...

Oct
20
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Halloween is one of the most popular holidays of the year. It’s a time when adults get to have fun and dress up in wacky costumes like they children again. It’s also a great time for social gatherings and festivities. This October there are numerous events being held in the spirit of Hallow...

Sep
28
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It’s October and fall has finally arrived, bringing an end to the unusually hot summer this year. For us locals though, fall doesn’t bring much change in terms of weather. Although the evenings will cool down a bit more, the most notable change of season for Hawai’i , is pumpkin spice flav...

Aug
12
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Duke’s OceanFest is one of the many events that is held every summer in Waikiki throughout the year. But make no mistake, it is certainly worth not missing. OceanFest is host to various events such as the Menehune surfing competitions, the AccesSurf competitions, amateur longboarding, beach vol...

Jul
21
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Remember your favorite candy or dessert shop growing up as a kid? Maybe it was a homemade ice cream shop, or a local general store that sold your favorite strawberry belts, or just come good ol’ shave ice. That’s because small businesses are a very integral, important part of our community. Whet...

Jun
13
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The North Shore of Oahu is incredibly famous for its prominent surf culture. Every year from November through March, the North Shore is graced by countless large swells. These swells produce some of the best surfing conditions in the world, attracting surfers from around the globe. Surfing compet...

May
7
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Eating healthy is an essential part of our daily routines. Without a healthy body, we cannot function and all other aspects of our lives suffer as a result. While many strive to eat a healthy, balanced diet on a daily basis, nutrition can be very confusing at times. Many people struggle with deci...

Feb
20
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Plant based diets and gluten free products have recently been the forefront of healthy eating, overtaking the many popular fad diets that are neither practical nor self-sustaining. Diets that make it easy to maintain a healthy, balanced lifestyle are essential for longevity and overall effectiven...

Jan
2
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As Jon Favreau’s character, Carl Casper, says in the movie Chef, “there are chefs that cook food that they believe in and people will try it because they’re open to a new experience and they’ll end up liking it.” While the movie Chef is a charming story of a cook that starts a food truck business...

Dec
24
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Baja California is the 29th state of Mexico and is a huge tourist destination for many Americans. Baja California is located directly under California in the United States and is the third largest peninsula in the world. Being located directly under California with six different border crossing p...
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