FULTON MARKET — A taco joint serving up a global fusion of taco combinations has set up shop along Randolph Street in Fulton Market.
Velvet Taco officially opened its doors Monday at 910 W. Randolph St. It offers an eclectic mix of taco fillings, such as spicy tikka chicken, beer-battered cauliflower and Korean fried rice.
The three-story restaurant features murals of the Chicago skyline, Lake Michigan and the “L” train. It seats more than 90 guests and has contactless ordering.
Mike Wolfgang, general manager of Velvet Taco, said the restaurant will offer guests a “unique experience that celebrates the great city of Chicago.”
“We’re so much more than just another taco place with our creative menu and weekly taco features, and we know our Randolph Street location will be a destination for food adventurists,” Wolfgang said.
In addition to its main menu, which includes green chili pork tacos and grilled flank steak, the restaurant will offer up weekly specials, such as the chicken cordon bleu available now, barbecue ranch pork taco Aug. 4-10 and cornmeal fried oyster tacos Aug. 11-17.
The restaurant opened its first location in Dallas in 2011 before expanding. Velvet Taco also has locations in Gold Coast and Lincoln Commons.
The Fulton Market location is open 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 11 a.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday.
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