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UPDATED: Le Taco Cantina Brings Fusion Tacos and Tequila to Scotch & Sausage Space

Think duck confit tacos and mezcal cocktails.

Le Taco Cantina

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POST UPDATE: Per a rep for Le Taco Cantina, the new concept isn't operating alongside Scotch & Sausage (as was originally planned under the name S&S Tequileria) but is replacing it instead. The Scotch & Sausage concept has reportedly been sold.

Oak Lawn whiskey and tube meats purveyor Scotch & Sausage is now home to a second new concept, officially opening Friday at 11 a.m.: Led by chef Daniel Tarasevich, former executive chef at Scott and Gina Gottlich's The Second Floor at the Westin Galleria, Le Taco Cantina will serve tacos and tortas with a little Asian fusion thrown in for good measure.

Make that "pseudo-tortas," as the version served here is more like a torta-burger hybrid:

LE TORTA: Pain De Mie bun, avocado, tomato, short rib patty, smoked carnitas, swiss cheese, shredded romaine, crema.

Posted by Le Taco Cantina on Monday, April 13, 2015

Tacos are served on either handmade corn tortillas or can be wrapped in lettuce:

Pictured left to right | LE TACO// Pommes frites, Tx Akaushi beef, sriracha sauce choron, cilantro, red onion || Ginger...

Posted by Le Taco Cantina on Thursday, April 16, 2015

Other taco options include:

  • "Moo shu" duck confit with hoisin, snow peas, and Napa cabbage slaw
  • Tempura avocado with plaintains, pea sprouts, and Calabrese chile sauce
  • Yellow coconut curry grilled chicken with green onions, romaine, and tomato
  • Smoked carnitas with grilled pineapple, santaka pepper salsa, and red cabbage

Also on the menu: chicken or beef skewers, chorizo Scotch eggs, elotes on the cob with togarashi and yuzu, and cinnamon-sugar dusted churros. And rest assured there's plenty of tequila on the menu, with a variety of margaritas made with fresh fruit juices, "skinny" frozen margaritas in flavors like cactus and coconut, and a mezcal Old-Fashioned.

Le Taco is currently in search of a few good staff members; interested parties should stop by any day this week between 3 and 9 p.m. Stay tuned for grand opening festivities later this month.

Le Taco Cantina

2802 Oak Lawn Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219, USA