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Yes, it's really camel. Here's why you should try it.

Very Important Taco: The Camel Tenderloin Taco at the Lion's Share - San Diego Magazine - September 2019 - San Diego, California


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Location: CA-San Diego

Story Date: 9/4/2019

Publisher: San Diego Magazine   

Author: Marie Tutko

The Lion’s Share is well known for its strong drinks and exotic meat dishes, but the taco made with camel tenderloin may be its most unique appetizer yet—not to mention the story behind it. Putting camel on the menu wasn’t exactly chef Johnny Dolan’s first choice. He was initially looking for goat meat and couldn’t get it, but saw that camel was available from his supplier instead. After learning that camel meat is extremely lean—it’s only one to two percent fat—he was open to experimenting with it.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: More Unique Than Usual

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