Love these tacos so much I had to write about them.
Marshall Thompson hatched the idea for a taco cart last year, and despite several spools of red tape and setbacks, he had it up and running late last summer. Thompson first parked his taco cart in the alley between Hotel La Fonda and Taos Mountain Outfitters; later, he moved it to an interior corner on Taos Plaza.
The new home for the cart, now named Gringo Taco, is the parking lot at the Taos Ale House. After much more red tape, mechanical and equipment issues, the cart being toppled by one of last spring’s strong winds, having Gringo Taco anywhere is proof of Thompson’s profound love of making food, dogged will and his self-admitted cockiness.
Read it all at livetaos.com
Taco photo by Ross Burns