Despite its milk-like appearance, horchata is produced from nuts, most notably dried and sweetened tiger nuts. Its name comes from the Latin ‘Hordeata,’ which in turn comes from ‘Hordeum,’ a term related to a Mediterranean tradition of grain-based beverages — that’s right, horchata is a plant-milk beverage. The most well-known version of this delicious drink got famous in Valencia, where it was officially known as horchata de chufa. Continue reading
Tacodeli, the “farm to taco” concept have launched their May Specials of the Moment in all locations.
For breakfast, the Jamon Suavecito ($3.50) is made with Tender Belly Smoked Ham, Gruyere and Jack Cheese Glaze, Green Onion and Scrambled Pasture-Raised Eggs from one of our valued partners, Vital Farms. Vital Farms’ core mission is to bring ethically produced food to the table by coordinating a collection of family farms to operate a well-defined set of organic agricultural practices that includes the humane treatment of farm animals as a central tenet. Continue reading
by Steven Doyle
Tacodeli, the Austin-born taqueria by chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson, opened its second Dallas location in December at The Hill Shopping Center (corner of Walnut Hill Lane and Central Expressway).
The fast-casual neighborhood restaurant is open daily for breakfast and lunch, offering a menu of more than 40 made-from-scratch tacos with fresh ingredients – many of which are organic and locally sourced. Sourcing top-notch ingredients has been at the core of the brand since the beginning. Continue reading
We recently ran a look at Tacodeli and have never been more pleased with a lunch in a very, very long time. They are looking to expand more in the Dallas area and now have a third location scheduled for Plano. The only downside to Tacodeli is they only do breakfast and lunch. However, this is one of the interesting aspects to the restaurant and something that makes it particularly good. The employees are snap happy and it shows. Continue reading
The Hill, a modern mixed-use development located in a historic shopping center at North Central Expressway and Walnut Hill Lane in Dallas, brings a multitude of unique restaurants and eclectic retail to North Dallas.
The Hill offers a creative enclave of distinctive restaurants, shops and gathering spaces in an unparalleled ambiance. The Hill’s authentic, funky, and preservation-minded design is attributed to the developers maintaining the integrity of the unique 1970s architecture, and transforming the historic space into a walkable sequence of proprietor-driven shops and restaurants with a decidedly “un-mall” feel.
Tacodeli, Austin-born taqueria by chef/founder Roberto Espinosa and partner Eric Wilkerson, will open its first Dallas location on Thursday, October 29th at new mixed-use development, Sylvan Thirty. Located at the crossroads of West Dallas and North Oak Cliff (1878 Sylvan Avenue) this quick format, neighborhood restaurant will be open daily for breakfast and lunch only, offering a menu of nearly 40 made-from-scratch tacos.
Since Tacodeli’s inception nearly 16 years ago, Espinosa and Wilkerson, inspired by the unique flavors of Mexico City, maintain a commitment to culinary creativity, fresh and responsibility sourced products. For the new Dallas location, Tacodeli will continue to source its organic eggs from Vital Farms and as many local ingredients as possible, including produce and meats. One of the newer partnerships is with La Nortena Tortillas. The West Dallas tortilla maker will deliver fresh tortillas daily. Continue reading
Tacodeli, Austin’s favorite authentic taqueria that’s been serving up made-from-scratch tacos since 1999, is expanding to Dallas. The first Tacodeli location outside of Central Texas, the new Dallas Tacodeli will be located at 1818 Sylvan Ave., in the contemporary Sylvan Thirty development in West Dallas, just north of I-30. Scheduled to open by mid 2015 in a residential neighborhood alongside local retailers, Tacodeli Dallas will be the sixth location for the homegrown taqueria, and is sure to become the ultimate taco destination in the area. Continue reading