El Mero Macho Challenge at Nativo

Mon 15th April, 2024 – Wed 15th May, 2024
Nativo Mexican
Shop 6/45/55 Harris Street, Pyrmont
Price: $11–$18
Try a tongue-searing salsa and a month of Mexican specials including birria and tacos al pastor at the Pyrmont taqueria. Plus, you could win a month of free tacos.

Think you can stand the heat? Pyrmont’s hole-in-the-wall taqueria Nativo Mexican is inviting customers to a Mexican food challenge featuring its sizzling new mero macho salsa, a concoction of habanero, morita, chipotle and cascabel chillies. Everyone who takes the El Mero Macho (meaning “the bravest” in Spanish) challenge will receive an entry to win a month of free tacos, with three winners announced after May 15. There's also a new special every week.

From April 15 to 20, enjoy a burrito twist on Tiktok’s viral birria tacos with cheese crust, guacamole, caramelised onions, beans and hot birria broth for dipping.

From April 22 to 27, the team is serving chicharrones (crispy pork rinds) stuffed into gorditas (hot maize pockets).

During week three, from April 29 to May 4, there will be the Mexico City staple taco al pastor, filled with spit-grilled pork, pineapple, coriander and onion.

Round out the last week of specials from May 6 to 15 with a seafood tostada filled with prawn and octopus salad, guacamole and pickled veggies.

Specials come with a Mexico City Passport explaining the history of each dish. Collect a stamp for each week and you’ll get your next item free at Nativo.