Go to the main content Menu
Back
Mis Tacones
News Portland
Cayla White Cayla White

Portland Vegan Pop-Up Mis Tacones to Open Brick-and-Mortar Next Month

The queer and Chicanx-owned vegan taqueria pop-up has been a part of the Portland food scene since 2016.

Calling all Portland foodies! Portland’s very own queer-owned vegan pop-up Mis Tacones is set to open their first brick-and-mortar location next month on Killingsworth in Vernon.

Queer-Owned Vegan Taco Shop in Portland, Oregon

Mis Tacones has been popping up all over Portland since 2016, serving up tacos, burritos, and nachos with their iconic house-made seitan. Over the years, they’ve popped up at farmers markets, on queer dance nights, and in the parking lot of the famed Portland vegan mini-mall.

Mis Tacones—which translates to “my tacos”—was born from the owner and partner team of Polo Banuelos’ and Carlos Reynoso’s desire to bring authentic Mexican street food to Portland in a safe and queer-oriented space. When the pop-up first got going, it wasn’t uncommon to see Banuelos and Reynoso slinging tacos while wearing stilettos, and the duo has always been heavily involved with the local queer community. Trans people of color have always eaten for free at Mis Tacones, and that trend will continue at the new space.

Mis Tacones’ Queer and Vegan Community Space

Mis Tacones’ new location is set to open in early February at 1670 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211, taking over the lease from fellow queer- and BIPOC-owned spot Tiffin Asha. Expect many of the classic favorites on the menu, like the taco trio made with their house seitan and served with cashew crema and pico de gallo on masa tortillas from the local Three Sisters Nixtamal.

The rest of the menu will include burritos, chimichangas, nachos, tortas, and empanadas, as well as traditional Mexican desserts like fried ice cream and flan from local family-owned business La Casa De Mama. The new spot will have a full bar, so expect plenty of tequila-based cocktails, as well as wine and beer on tap from a variety of local and Oregonian companies, including several brews from Xicha Brewing Company in Salem.

Mis Tacones will be turning their restaurant into a community space open to queer- and BIPOC-owned businesses, so expect the atmosphere to be warm, welcoming, and wonderfully queer. Give Mis Tacones a follow on Instagram at @mistaconespdx for further updates on the new location.

Cayla White

@cayla__white

Cayla is an event planner, copywriter, catering manager, and vegan foodie. If she’s not working, she’s probably catching one of her favorite composers in concert, riding her bike to the movies, watching a gorgeous sunset at the bluff in Long Beach, or convincing her girlfriend to go out to eat at another vegan restaurant … again.

Articles by Cayla

More from VegOut

See the article 10 vegan cookbooks by asian authors

10 Vegan Cookbooks by Asian Authors

Add these delicious Asian-authored vegan cookbooks to your collection to redefine your cooking skills and palate!

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Vegan Cookbooks
Food & Drink
See the article the best vegan pop-ups across the us

The Best Vegan Pop-Ups Across the US

Vegan pop-ups are ushering in a new era of trendy eats!

Jared Cross Jared Cross
Veggie Fam
Food & Drink
See the article this vegan taiwanese korean mom-and-pop has been serving la for 30 years

This Vegan Taiwanese Korean Mom-and-Pop Has Been Serving LA for 30 Years

Garden Fresh Vegan is one of Hacienda Heights’ best kept secrets.

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Garden Fresh Vegan
Food & Drink Los Angeles
See the article cool off with these 10 vegan ice cream bars

Cool Off with These 10 Vegan Ice Cream Bars

These dairy-free frozen treats are sweet, creamy, and made for warm weather!

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Oatly
Food & Drink
See the article new vegan mexican restaurant hijo de su madre opens in west la

New Vegan Mexican Restaurant Hijo de su Madre Opens in West LA

The LA vegan taco truck favorite has just opened its doors to its first brick-and-mortar!

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Hijo de su Madre
News Los Angeles
See the article from harry potter star to vegan activist: an interview with evanna lynch

From Harry Potter Star to Vegan Activist: An Interview with Evanna Lynch

From working as an actor and adopting a vegan diet to hosting podcasts and launching a successful vegan beauty business, Evanna Lynch dishes it all!

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
Evanna Lynch
Interviews
See the article hipcityveg launches vegan hot dog cart outside of nationals park

HipCityVeg Launches Vegan Hot Dog Cart Outside of Nationals Park

Suddenly, we’re baseball fans.

Allie Mitchell Allie Mitchell
HipCityVeg
News
See the article shake shack is testing vegan milkshakes

Shake Shack Is Testing Vegan Milkshakes

The popular burger chain recently debuted non-dairy frozen custard at select locations in New York and Florida.

Jared Cross Jared Cross
Shake Shack
News
See the article best vegan sandals for summer 2022

Best Vegan Sandals for Summer 2022

We’re stepping out in these cruelty-free looks!

Tammie Ortlieb Tammie Ortlieb
Feelgoodz
Fashion & Beauty
See the article aapi-owned vegan beauty brands to shop right now

AAPI-Owned Vegan Beauty Brands to Shop Right Now

Step up your skincare game with these AAPI-owned beauty brands!

Alejandra Tolley Alejandra Tolley
Blume
Fashion & Beauty
See the article best vegan-friendly fast-food chains across the us

Best Vegan-Friendly Fast-Food Chains Across the US

Fast-food restaurants broaden their customer bases by introducing meatless menus, some for the first time in their company's history.

Jared Cross Jared Cross
Panda Express
Food & Drink
See the article vegan mexican restaurant and wine bar opens in nyc’s chelsea market

Vegan Mexican Restaurant and Wine Bar Opens in NYC’s Chelsea Market

This month, New York’s historic market welcomes Pia, a restaurant featuring plant-based Mexican fare with natural wine pairings.

Anja Grommons Anja Grommons
Pia
News New York

Newsletter

We’ll keep you updated on new information,
upcoming events, and the best deals in your area.

By signing up you agree to receive emails from VegOut Magazine
and accept our terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy.

Subscribe Now

Get the latest in plant-based news, entertainment, and lifestyle delivered straight to your door (or inbox!)
Order the magazine!
The Holiday Issue

Navigation

The Holiday Issue

Subscribe Now

Order the magazine!
Close

Filters

Cities

The Most

Writer

Test

Test 2

ddd