After a treacherous year that was 2020, probably one of the hardest hit industries was the bar and restaurant industry. After running the gauntlet that was the pandemic, it is great to see many beloved Missoula restaurants rising from the rubble. Even though some of those restaurants are facing hiring shortages, due to the unemployment debacle. With Cinco De Mayo here, one local restaurant that I have been craving is the iconic El Cazador in downtown Missoula. No to mention their NEW location on South Avenue next to Farrside Sign. (NOTE: They are hiring *wink wink*)

When you think of Cinco De Mayo, you think of tacos. But, how many tacos can you stuff in your face? For me that has always been a tough question. There have been many times when I have been so hungry that I would dream of diving into a pool of tacos and try to eat my way out. We tried our best to find out how many I could realistically fit in my tummy. Back in 2015, I challenged Jon King (former news reporter on Newstalk KGVO) and Billy Jenkins (formerly of KYSS FM) to a eating competition. We sat down to what seemed like an endless supply of some of the best tacos in town. Tacos that seemingly got more spicy the more we ate. It was a close battle. And, as you will see, some close calls on casualties.

Watch as my ability to chowdown brings glory to all of us here at 96.3 The Blaze.


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