Azul Tequila Mexican Taqueria

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Azul Tequila Mexican Taqueria

Azul Tequila Mexican Taqueria

Location: SE 50th, South of Division
Hours: Everyday, 10am-9pm

The Story:

In the shadow of Mt. Tabor, a new pod is taking shape just south of Division St. on 50th. With a mixture of trucks, buses and carts new and old, every pod needs a Mexican taqueria and Azul Tequila fills that need.

Spicy Tinga and Machaca Tacos from Azul Tequila

Spicy Tinga and Machaca Tacos from Azul Tequila

Azul Tequila is a family affair with the mother and father doing the cooking and their son taking orders and serving the customers. When we arrived, they were making the fresh guacamole included in many of their dishes. Everyone was genuinely happy to see us at 11am that Friday morning on the still quiet lot. Lately, when I visit Mexican trucks, I am looking for choices beyond the traditional tacos with asada or carnitas. I have been branching out to chorizo and lengua if it is offered in order to expand my palate. Friday was a taco day and after reading the choices, I saw something new – spicy tinga and machaca. I have had machaca before – a shredded beef scramble with jack cheddar cheese, but spicy tinga, a spicy shredded chicken with queso fresco and pico de gallo, was different. The service was quick and the tacos fresh. The tinga was the favorite of the day with the dry queso crumbles mixing with the shredded spicy chicken. Add in some Cholula and wham, your tongue is afire. [Read more…]

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