The owners of Calexico, the popular taco truck turned brick-and-mortar restaurants known for their “crack sauce,” plan to open a new outpost, their third, in Park Slope, Here’s Park Slope reports. They’re taking over the old Blue Ribbon Sushi space on Fifth Avenue, near 1st Street. (Blue Ribbon Sushi is now a part of Blue Ribbon, which is next door; confusing, I know.) “We are a family business (3 of the 4 partners are brothers) and we are local (Pete lives just steps away from the restaurant),” the owners wrote in a note taped to the door. “We are very proud of the fact that we have never had a noise complaint. We have always supported local charities, schools, sports teams, and we intend to carry on that tradition in Park Slope.” That’s the sort of thing Park Slope likes to hear!
Calexico also has a restaurant in Greenpoint, and another in the Columbia Street Waterfront District area (just north of Red Hook, just west of Carroll Gardens). They also operate carts in Manhattan.
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