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A SLICE OF MEXICO By Melissa Walsh

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e has worked in New York City, running food trucks, made his way over to the Daintree and now finds himself on the Mornington Peninsula, where he has set up Juana Taco. His name is Kenan Fidele and he is delighted to be running the pop-up restaurant which concentrates on authentic Mexican cuisine. “This location is ideal for our brand which is a continuation of the St Kilda restaurant and food truck,” said Kenan. “The town of Mornington is perfect with its rich history and this building provides the perfect atmosphere for a Mexican

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restaurant with stucco walls and hardwood floors.” Opening the pop up restaurant in March this year, it is offering authentic Mexican dishes and drinks with an assortment of tacos with beef, chicken, mushroom, refried beans and pork, as well as a large range of other Mexican favourites. “We do tacos or quesadillas, loaded nachos, and flautas which are corn tortillas filled with refried beans and homemade guacamole. For dessert we are doing fried churros with Nutella spread rolled with cinnamon and sugar,” said Kenan. The original Juana Taco began when its founder Marc

Peninsula Essence April 2018  

Peninsula Essence April 2018

Peninsula Essence April 2018  

Peninsula Essence April 2018