Sep 162019

A rendering of El Cucuy New Orleans, now under construction on Tchoupitoulas Street in the Irish Channel. (El Cucuy New Orleans via Facebook)

A heavy metal and South American folklore-themed taco restaurant and bar — specializing in trompo al pastor tacos, homemade tortillas and algave spirits — is coming to the Irish Channel,  Eater NOLA reports.

El Cucuy New Orleans, under construction at 3507 Tchoupitoulas St., will feature a restored Airstream trailer and an aesthetic influenced by “mythical monsters” and heavy metal music, according to Eater NOLA’s Clair Lorell. Read the full story at

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