Cold Pacificos And A Gabillion Tacos Set To Rule On Hastings…

September 7, 2009 


Inside the soon-to--open La Taqueria on West Hastings, aka the "Pinche Taco Shop" (the F@cking Taco Shop)

I ate so many tacos (con Dos Equis e Pacifico) at a preview of La Taqueria (322 West Hastings) last night that when I rolled out of bed this morning I actually bounced. I love the nearly finished space. It felt much more open and lively than it did when it was the original Nuba, which had a considerably darker charm to it. Now it’s a sparkling, tiny, shoebox, and I wager it’ll fly when they open this Tuesday. Read more

New “Las Tortas” Brings Killer Mexican Sandwiches To Cambie


We’d been watching Las Tortas closely ever since the paper went up on the hole-in-the-wall windows at 3353 Cambie a few months ago, so when word came that they’d opened over the weekend, we totally bumrushed the show. Read more

Anticipated “F@cking Taco Shop” On West Hastings Nearly Open


La Taqueria frontage at 322 West Hastings shot August 12, 5:52pm | ©

Two months ago Scout broke the very welcome news that Victor Bouzide and Ernesto Gomez of Nuba, Marcelo Ramirez of Le Faux Bourgeois, and PICA grad Rafael Cuellar were combining their powers of Greyskull to create an authentic Mexican taqueria in the old Nuba location on West Hastings. The project is called La Taqueria, and its subtitle – Pinche Taco Shop – translates as “fucking taco shop”. Yes sir. A walkthrough of the location today showed it near completion. Dig it after the jump… Read more