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Big Star Debuts New Breakfast Tacos

By Mae Rice in Food on May 5, 2016 3:11PM

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In honor of Cinco de Mayo, Big Star is serving free breakfast tacos this morning, the Tribune reports. Run! You have until 11 a.m., or until they sell out! As of 10 a.m., Big Star was still serving free tacos, but told Chicagoist that there's a "long line going right now."

Even if you miss today's freebies, though, this is only the dawn of the Breakfast Taco Era at Big Star's to-go window. Today is launch day, but they'll keep serving the breakfast tacos Friday through Sunday, from 9 to 11 a.m, the Tribune reports. They'll just cost money after today —$3 to $4 a pop, to be exact.

These tacos are actually a collaboration, according to the Tribune, between Big Star chef Julie Warpinski and the chef at Big Star's next-door neighbor, Dove's Luncheonette: Dennis Bernard. The two chefs have created three breakfast taco styles, drawing inspiration from the food scene in Austin, Texas.

Find the details of the three breakfast tacos (Chorizo Verde, Huevos con Carne, and Migas) over at the Tribune.