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Best Tacos in Asheboro: El Mil Taqueria.

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I'm still hoping that one day Liberty will have it's own little taco stand, but til then, when I'm in Asheboro, there's only one place worth eating: El Mil Taqueria.

There's something special about an order of $5 steak tacos with extra corn tortillas, making them into eight lovely red and green loaded salsa with cilantro and onions. This is real Mexican street food. For awhile I thought El Mil had closed, but they just moved to another part of the shopping center and expanded into the adjacent shop with a Mexican supermarket.

The menu is simple, delicious, and I can order my pineapple drink with the best darn tacos in Asheboro. I can only describe it as a roller-coaster of flavors that leave my taste-buds screaming for more. To be completely honest, considering the value, and quality of the food- I'd almost be willing to say this is not only the best taco stand in Asheboro, but the best restaurant in Asheboro.


Cross-Walks in Liberty are Needed.

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One of the things I keep on hoping for, for Liberty, is increased walkability. The ability to transverse the town without motor-transportation in safety and ease. The lack of sidewalks is huge problem for residents, especially those in the senior living housing near the town cemetery. Often you can catch one of our older residents walking down the center-lane of Swannonoa Avenue with their tennis ball styled walker trying to get to Food Lion followed by a long line of traffic unwilling to pass them.. With the increase in businesses in this corridor, and the additional traffic of the last few years, it gets rather scary for my family of four to cross the street, let-alone senior citizens who may have difficulties in mobility, sight, or hearing.

But something could be done. Even if budgetary measure prevent a new sidewalk on the south side of Swannanoa Avenue (or even better a center lane Greenway), we could add cross-walks at a minimum cost. Some paint on the street would provide the …