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The Best Choco Tacos on Instagram

This nostalgic treat is making a homemade comeback
Choco Taco
Photo: Dave Katz/Tasting Table

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Back in the 80s, someone had the brilliant idea to fill a taco-shaped waffle with ice cream, creating arguably the best example of fusion cuisine out there. Call it a stretch, but when you think about it, a Choco Taco is a distant cousin of mole, only frozen. Thirty years later, bloggers and restaurants around the country are showing their love for the old-school ice cream truck staple.

Cue taco emoji: Here are the choco tacos that are taking over Instagram, from shells filled with horchata ice cream then dunked into Mexican chocolate to a vegan version of the summertime favorite.

 

 

 

We made choco tacos. We are adults. (Don't worry, recipe coming soon.) �: @jakecohen

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Lunch... #jiggershop #chocotaco #icantmove #icecream

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Our kind of @tacos. Follow @infatuation_toronto for more Toronto #EEEEEATS. �: @booyahinc #� #icecream #tacos

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