I have been to the new restaurant Cantina 18 several times and have been excited about the food. I especially love the blackened shrimp taco. I believe I can make this for guests at home and would love the recipe. - D.W., via the Internet
Michael Casey, chef de cuisine at Cantina 18 (422 Daniels St.; 835-9911; www.cantina18.com), delivers the goods.
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