After driving half an hour to slam down Peruvian tacos in an office complex — using a Texas sage bush as a table — I was ready to throw in the towel for the day. But there it was parked in front of Tap & Bottle as the sun went down, taunting me.
Let's just say, if you've never eaten a massive chicken taco salad inside an upscale bottle shop while a live band slams out Radiohead covers, you've never lived ... So thank you El Gorrion for that. Maybe it was just the Betty's Beard sour stout talking, but this thing was awesome: forkfuls of spiced shredded chicken in between beans and hearty rice, topped with lettuce, cheese, sour cream and crisp tomatoes.
Weird fact: The truck is actually a satellite location for El Gorrion restaurant at 3459 S. 12th Ave.
Location and hours: The truck will be at Tap & Bottle, 403 N. Sixth Ave., from 6 to 11 p.m. June 18, and is looking to expand its presence downtown.
You can also catch it 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Fridays on the northwest corner of South Nogales Highway and Vamori Street. It also serves lunch 10:45 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. Mondays through Fridays inside Raytheon.
Payment: accepts debit and credit