"So what the heck is a taco, really?" asked Maria, David's girlfriend.

It was with great fanfare that the owners of the Thuringen Gardens added real honest-to-god tacos to their menu in May of 1634. May 5th, Cinco de Mayo, was to be celebrated with a mariachi band, Mexican food, pi-atas, Mexican-style candies, cotton candy and German beer. Of course, the Gardens was packed with anyone in Grantville who was addicted to tacos. This included David Dominic Villareal and company.

"They're . . . well, they're just good," David said. "I've missed them, missed them . . .

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