Craig LaBan Sings the Praises of Loco Pez

Secret menus, gastro treats and killer margaritas, Craig LaBan discovers it all at Loco Pez.

I never thought I’d savor the hard-shelled Old El Paso taco dinner of my youth again until I ran into Hunt’s “Gabacho.” That’s pejorative slang for a Mexican who acts like a gringo, and is the perfect name for this house-fried taco shell whose crispy channel is stuffed with Pat LaFrieda’s trendy Creekstone ground beef, seasoned up with cuminy onion-powder-paprika magic, then topped with a classic lettuce shred and pico de gallo.

Two Bells – Very Good

Loco Pez [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Fishtown’s Loco Pez revs up the margarita [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Loco Pez [Official Site]