We reported recently that the Austin-based concept that entered the Dallas market about two years ago would open this month.

We were close.

Just-in at my inbox, the Torchy’s folks say they will open at 7 a.m. Dec. 5 in the former Souper Salad location at  9440 Garland Road.

And if the mere opening isn’t enough to get your mouth watering in anticipation of that Diablo Hot Sauce, get this: they are giving away free tacos until 10 a.m. opening day. Fans will receive one free breakfast taco of their choice, and they can either take it to-go or dine in the store. Sweet! I mean, spicy!

Customers at the grand opening also will be entered to win a free taco a day for a year.

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