Posts Tagged ‘tacos’

Chaia Opening Vegetarian Taco Shop In Georgetown

It will be located at 3207 Grace St. NW.

Where to Get Your Margarita On for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo doesn’t enjoy national holiday status in the U.S., but that doesn’t mean May 5 doesn’t warrant skipping out of work early for a festive drink or two. There are even some Mexican-style weekend deals, so waiting for “cinco” to celebrate isn’t necessary. Here are the best spots to get your discounted burritos, […]

Not-a-Taqueria El Rey Opens Today With Mostly Tacos

"It's not a taqueria," says Ian Hilton of the new "Mexican beer garden" El Rey. "But we're going to focus on tacos." The not-taqueria from Ian and his brother Eric Hilton, who also own places like The Brixton, Satellite Room, and Marvin, opens today at 9th and U streets NW, serving at least nine varieties […]

Eat Late Night Tacos and “Impalocas” at Impala Cantina Pop-Up This Saturday

Taco fans will still have to wait another two months or so before Troy Hickman’s first full restaurant venture, Impala Cantina, officially opens on H St. NE. But leading up to its January debut, Hickman is allowing customers to get their taco fix at a late-night stand in the courtyard adjacent to the nearly completed […]

Strips and Salsa: Why Fine-Dining Chef Victor Albisu Opened a Takeout Taqueria in the Suburbs

Nestled in the armpit of an aging L-shaped strip mall off Route 7 in Falls Church, next to a karate studio and a rug shop, sits carryout taqueria Taco Bamba. From the entrance to the Idylwood Shopping Center parking lot, it takes a minute to spot the taco shop’s name, displayed under a faded American […]

Taco the Town: Is D.C.’s Taco Self-Loathing Coming to an End?

The Tacos El Chilango food truck makes no attempts to parkin neighborhoods with lots of foot traffic. You can’t follow it on Twitter, and you won’t find it at Truckeroo. Six days a week, the large white vehicle sits on a hill just off Route 50 in Rosslyn, between the roar of highway traffic and […]

Victor Albisu To Open a Taqueria

After leaving his high-profile post at BLT Steak in March, chef Victor Albisu is finally re-emerging with a new project: an authentic Mexican taqueria in Falls Church. The dressed-down restaurant will be located two doors from a Latino market his mother owns called Plaza Latina on Pimmit Drive (right off Route 7). The 20-30-seat spot, […]

What To Eat Tonight: Fish Tacos at The Argonaut

Tonight, Central Michel Richard hosts its first fancy wine dinner of the year. With only a limited number of tickets (14) and a pretty hefty price tag to boot ($175 per person), you're probably looking for a more affordable option. Here's one: Taco Tuesday at The Argonaut. Each week, the early H Street pioneer runs […]

Mike Isabella Pairs Tequila With Octopus Tacos at Pop-Up Bandolero Preview

Tickets are now on sale for Graffiato chef Mike Isabella's pop-up preview of his forthcoming Georgetown eatery Bandolero. Isabella tells the Post the pop-up concept “gives us the opportunity to test out some of our food and train my staff”—pretty much the same reason that restaurants hold a "soft" opening, as the former Top Chef […]

Super Tacos, Pica Taco, Taqueria Juquilita: What’s D.C.’s Best Filled Tortilla?

National foodie site Serious Eats surveys some of the D.C.-area's best taco spots. Six of nine places on the list are in the suburbs. But the District proper is represented: Two Adams Morgan-area eateries, Super Tacos ("part of the drunk food culture here") and Pica Taco ("[p]erhaps the best barbacoa of the entire taco trip"), […]

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