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Secret Eating Society's Offal Tacos at Maker Faire

Offaly Good Secret Tacos

I spent a good chunk of this weekend geeking out with geeksugar at the 2008 Maker Faire. While there I noticed a booth called "Secret Eating Society" and told geek she'd know where to find me if we got separated.

The Secret Eating Society is a group of Bay Area foodie hipsters who are putting out a quarterly journal of adventurous eats. (There's no word on where you can buy the journals, but you can send them an email and I'm sure they'll let you know.) They also have events around the area, including this booth at Maker Faire. Their booth was selling offal tacos — whole roasted pig and braised lamb cheeks — as well as hibiscus-mint coolers.

To celebrate the fact that Cinco de Mayo was just around the corner — not to mention the fact that I actually love weird meats — I ordered one of their tacos. And as much as I hate to say the pun you're all thinking, the braised lamb cheeks taco was indeed "offally" good.

So tell me, what do you think of a secret eating society? Would you join if it was in your area?

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milosmommy milosmommy 9 years
I am in their area so I think I'm going to have to put myself on that mailing list! :)
Advah Advah 9 years
Oh yeah! And that pic made me drool!
RoGo1 RoGo1 9 years
In a heartbeat. In fact, I just put myself on their mailing list!
eshellmoyer eshellmoyer 9 years
I would not join if it involved eating offal. weird seafood, yes! weird meat, count me out.
meijan415 meijan415 9 years
yes - i'd consider the thought...and i too was at the maker faire, but instead had the roasted pig taco, with my hibiscus cooler! i knew i should have went back for the lamb cheek variety! darn!
PugLuv PugLuv 9 years
Hell yeah! Count me in.
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