Taqueando Takeover. October 22 – November 21
Last June, which seems like a lifetime ago on a different planet, Flux Branding participated in first annual Bill Esparzas Taqueando Fest at the ROW in DTLA. We offered a mindful coloring booth as a respite from lots of spicy tacos and booze. Happy people with full bellies and hearts sampled amazing tacos and got creative in our booth. It was super fun! But now the world has changed….
Thankfully Taqueando has risen from the pandemic to create a Taqueando Takeover. Beginning on Thursday October 22 through Saturday November 21 they are taking over what was formerly the famous Arts District space of Church and State, just around the corner from the Flux headquarters. Each week will feature guest taqueras and taqueros with special menus for takeout or dine-in on the restaurant’s patio from 5:30pm -11pm. The bar will be open for dine-in and take out as well.
We checked it out last Friday and loved Surf nTurf taco night with Mariscos Jalisco, we highly recommend the King Titan Tacos, and Tacos El Ruso with the. amazing carne asade tacos. It was delicious and sitting outside under the lights of the old Church and State was a bit reminiscent of our pre-Covid world.
Check out who’s cooking!
Week 1: 10/22-10/24–Taqueando Takeover with traditional chef Poncho Martinez of Poncho’s Tlayudas joins us for 3 nights of Oaxacan cuisine from the Valles Centrales and Sierra Norte regions.
Week 2: 10/20-10/31–TaqueandoTakeover’s Surf and Turf Taco Night with Mariscos Jalisco and Tacos El Ruso serving their signature shrimp and carne asada tacos, respectively.
Week 3: 11/5-11/7–TaqueandoTakeover with San Diego’s Birria Queen, chef Priscilla Curiel is bringing Tuetano Taqueria to DTLA for 3 nights.
Week 4: 11/12-11-14–TaqueandoTakeover with Chef Eduardo Ruiz (Corazon y Miel, Chica’s Tacos) presents 3 nights of Modern Mexican-American tacos
Week 5,: 11/18-11/21–Taqueando Takeover withChef Ray Garcia (Broken Spanish, BS Taqueria) Shines a Light on Alta California Tacos for a 4 night run.
Location: the corner of Mateo and Industrial
1850 industrial Los Angeles 90021 Parking on Mateo in Parking lot across from the Restaurant near Urban Radish as well as street parking
No reservations but they will be maintaining a waitlist on a “first come first serve basis”. If you need additional information check out their website http://www.taqueandofest.com/
Email: [email protected]
Taco lover for Life!