He bought a bicycle, planned his trip for two weeks, and took off.
“I had no idea what the fuck I was doing,” he says.
But after sleeping in campsites every 40 or so miles, and on a bench one cold night in San Francisco, the idea came to him: these tacos he had dreamed about since leaving for college… couldn’t others obsess over them the way he had?
Five years later, and Tacos Chukis is poised to open its second location. But this time, things are going to be a little different.
Tacos Chukis doesn’t have a website. Instead, the restaurant has gained a cult following through social media. A quick search on Twitter shows dozens of posts bragging about succulent tacos with bright green guacamole and pineapple slices.