100 Favorite Dishes

100 Favorite Dishes: La Vaca Loca Taco at Good 2 Go Tacos

As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the cheap, but all are delicious to the extreme. Don't hesitate to share your own nominations in the comments. More of the dish's tasty details are after the jump.

No. 78 La Vaca Loca Taco at Good 2 Go Tacos

There are too many extraordinary tacos at Good 2 Go from which to choose, but the La Vaca Loca makes a strong case for itself. Velvety tender slices of flank steak are laid atop a bed of corn fried rice, the corn adding hints of sweetness to the savory beef and rice. If you happen to visit on a La Vaca Loca-less day, fear not.

With a revolving daily menu, it's impossible to not want to try every single taco brainchild from chefs and owners Jeana Johnson and Colleen O'Hare. How about the chorizo and mashers Hangover Helper after a night of responsible binge-drinking? Or if unadulterated sin is your thing (as it is ours), hopefully you'll visit on a day the Hotlanta is being served. Juicy pieces of waffle battered fried chicken, sweet potato, and spinach are topped with honey butter and wrapped up in a warm tortilla. And if meat isn't your thing, Good 2 Go serves up a variety of vegetarian options including the Vegan Heathen, a taco substituting chorizo with Soyrizo. So rewarding are these tacos that the long lines and "service is over when food is gone" policy are well-worth it.

Good 2 Go Tacos
Green Spot gas station
702 North Buckner

Check out our previous favorite dishes by clicking on these links:

No. 100: Oatmeal Pancakes at Legal Grounds

No. 99: Shanghai Buns at Jeng Chi Dumpling House

No. 98: Mashed Tater Parfait at Cowboy Chow

No. 97: Chicken and Waffles at Victor Tango's

No. 96: Colorado Lamb Osso Bucco at Hibiscus

No. 95: Flatbread Pizza at Dish

No. 94: First Chinese Barbecue in Richardson

No. 93: Elotes at Fuel City

No. 92: Summer Platter For Two at Big Shucks

No. 91: Chicken Gizzards at Sushi Yama

No. 90: Bob Armstrong Dip at Matt's Rancho Martinez

No. 89: The Angry Dog at Angry Dog

No. 88: Sliders at Dish

No. 87. Spaghetti Bolognese at Urbano Café 

No. 86 Vietnamese Pork Panini at Lumi Empanada & Dumpling Kitchen

No. 85 Cheese Fries at Snuffers 

No. 84 Tres Vasos at Samar

No. 83 Quatro Leches at La Duni

No 82. Pad Pak at Bangkok City 

No. 81 Brisket Sandwich at Maple and Motor

No 80 Lunch Express at Dream Cafe

No 79 Apple Crisp at Salum

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