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Side Dishes: Montpelier team expands to Waitsfield

Published November 2, 2010 at 4:50 p.m.

Who says it has to take months to open a restaurant? The owners of Three Penny Taproom, along with chef Joey Nagy, will open the Mad Taco on Wednesday, November 10, less than a month after Michael’s Good to Go closed in the same Waitsfield spot. Like Michael’s, Mad Taco will operate as a takeout-and-delivery business.

California native Nagy says it’s been a longtime dream to own “a higher-end taco shop.” Besides painting and adding a new copper ceiling to his restaurant, Nagy has crafted a menu of both authentic and unconventional Mexican treats. Korean kimchee appears in several tacos and sandwiches, alongside traditional sweet al-pastor-style pork, chile Colorado and achiote-rubbed chicken. A master of charcuterie, Nagy will offer an ever-changing array of homemade sausages, as well as Latin-style chicken, ribs and other meats from the smoker.

The Waitsfield location will serve as the prep kitchen for the kitchenless Taproom (where Nagy remains executive chef) and Three Penny Catering, a company specializing in upscale plated banquets.

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Alice Levitt

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AAN award-winning food writer Alice Levitt is a fan of the exotic, the excellent and automats. She wrote for Seven Days 2007-2015.


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