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    While “brinner” may not have the trend appeal (or ring to it) that “brunch” has, sometimes your stomach has a craving that only breakfast food can satisfy—be that at 7 a.m. or 7 p.m. But what happens when you are craving bacon and eggs, and your weakness for Mexican food kicks in simultaneously? 

    That’s when I suggest you turn to El Taco Luchador, march to the front of the line, and then order the #15, the Torta de Desayuno. 

    A “torta” is a Mexican-style sandwich; “desayuno” means breakfast. Hence, I am advising you to order a Mexican-style breakfast sandwich. 

    For dinner. 

    Before you dismiss me as some breakfast-crazed lunatic (though that is a title I would whole-heartedly embrace), let me tell you about this sandwich; a thick, buttered roll stuffed full of spicy chorizo, smoked ham, crispy bacon, chipotle peppers,  oxaca cheese, crema, pickled jalapeños, a thick coating of mashed avocado. All. Topped. With. A. Fried. Egg. 

    Not to mention that this $8 slice of perfection is more than enough for two ravenous adults when split with a side, so order it up with savory-sweet mole fries or obviously-sweet sweet potato fries with pineapple sauce, and you are set for the night.

    It sure beats the clichéd, freezer-burned breakfast burrito. 

    El Taco Luchador is located at 938 Baxter Avenue-- satisfying brinner cravings from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

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    About Ashlie Danielle Stevens

    I'm a journalist and creative nonfiction writer based in Louisville, Kentucky. My freelance work has been featured in The Guardian US, Paste Magazine, Louisville Magazine STORY Magazine, STIR Journal, Mapquest Discover, Thrillist Louisville with pieces upcoming at Salon, Mental Floss, Serious Eats and Munchies. I also spend my spare time chasing food trucks.

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