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Tacology Panel at El Come; Al Fresco Asian Street Food Dinner

Plus, new tasting menu at Malai.

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EAST DALLAS—Attention taco lovers (aka uh, everyone): You might want to check out the "Dallas Tacology: The Tortilla’s Tale in Big D" panel going down Tuesday, July 14 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at El Come Taco. Besides a spirited taco discussion between Lesley Téllez, author of the new book Eat Mexico: Recipes From Mexico City’s Streets, Markets and Fondas, local taco expert Jose Ralat of the blog Taco Trail, Carmen Cuellar Summers of the legendary El Chico family, and why yes, the editor of this very site, there will also be all-you-can-eat tacos, plus churros and mezcal for dessert. Tickets for the 21-and-up event are $32.50 and can be purchased here. [EaterWire]

FORT WORTH—Grace chef Blaine Staniford and Tokyo Cafe chef/owner Kevin Martinez are teaming up for an Asian street food dinner on Grace's patio on Saturday, July 11 at 6:30 p.m. Each course — including Peking duck with watermelon pickles, tonkotsu ramen with Duroc pork belly, and razor clam tartare with uni — will be paired with beverages by somm Jenny Kornblum. Seats are $75 plus tax and tip; check out the full menu (PDF warning) here and call (817) 877-3388 to reserve. [EaterWire]

UPTOWN—Malai Kitchen's got a new monthly chef's tasting menu in effect: The four-course, $58-per-person menu (add $30 for beverage pairings) now includes dishes like grilled sticky rice crostini with duck and shrimp and spicy tamarind stir-fried blue crab. Check out the full menu here, and remember you've got to reserve ahead of time. [EaterWire]

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