The Heights District at Armature Works

  • XOXO Art & Music Festival

    Thu., March 14, 2-11 p.m., Fri., March 15, 4-11 p.m., Sat., March 16, 12 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sun., March 17, 12-11 p.m. 2024

  • Pied Piper Presents XOXO Carnival

    Wed., May 4, 4-11 p.m., Thu., May 5, 4-11 p.m., Fri., May 6, 4 p.m.-12 a.m., Sat., May 7, 11-12 a.m. and Sun., May 8, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 2022

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Taco Wizard
Where to find it: Green Bench Brewing Co., Cellarmasters
This St. Pete-based, “nomadic radical taqueria pop-up” nixtamalizes their own masa and makes their own tortillas, topping with gut-punching flavors like “pho birria” with short rib, oxtail, chihuahua cheese, chilis, herbs and consomme for dipping. While its menu is constantly changing, owner Mike Roberts says that the pho birria, as well as his crab tostada topped with fermented hot sauce, mango pico and guacamole, are Taco Wizard mainstays. These globally-inspired tacos aren’t slung often, so keep an eye out for its next pop-up, which will probably happen towards the end of summer.
Photo by Madison Rae Photo
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