Wedding Catering at The Smog Shoppe

Gourmet taco cart catering by SOHO TACO for a beautiful wedding at The Smog Shoppe of Culver City.

Nestled in the heart of Culver City, California, The Smog Shoppe is a remarkable event venue with a fascinating history. Once an automobile shop catering to smog checks for cars, it has since transformed into an enchanting space for unforgettable celebrations.

Last Sunday, SOHO TACO had the privilege of catering a beautiful wedding at The Smog Shoppe, offering an exquisite menu that left guests indulging in a delightful culinary journey. Join us as we relive the magic of this exceptional event and savor the flavors that brought everyone together.

SOHO TACO’s van parked in front of The Smog Shoppe.

The Smog Shoppe – A Remarkable Venue:

The Smog Shoppe’s story begins with its industrial past, where its purpose was solely to serve the automotive industry. However, its destiny took a remarkable turn when it was lovingly repurposed into a unique event space. The transformation is a stunning blend of nature and modern design, with lush greenery adorning the walls and roofs, creating an eco-friendly and picturesque environment for any celebration.

Welcoming SOHO TACO:

On a warm Sunday afternoon, The Smog Shoppe opened its doors to welcome guests, and SOHO TACO set up their grills and stations to offer an exceptional culinary experience. As guests entered the venue, the aroma of freshly grilled meats and the tantalizing mix of Mexican spices filled the air, setting the stage for an unforgettable evening.

Grilling magical delights to help get the appetites going and the mouths watering.

A Flavorsome Fiesta – The Menu:

The menu curated by SOHO TACO was a testament to their dedication to culinary excellence. The guests were treated to a feast of authentic and mouthwatering Mexican dishes, showcasing the rich flavors and ingredients of the region.

Starting with the appetizers, the esquites was a crowd-pleaser – a delectable corn salad with creamy cotija cheese, chili powder, and a burst of lime. The tostadita de chorizo and guacamole appetizers offered a perfect combination of crispy tortilla topped with savory chorizo and creamy, fresh guacamole, a match made in culinary heaven.

Guests enjoying appetizers before the start of the main course.

As the wedding party moved on to the main course, the aroma of the grilled pollo asado and carne asada tacos beckoned everyone to indulge in a feast of flavors. The pollo asado, tender and marinated to perfection, offered a burst of citrus and smoky notes that complemented the juicy and succulent carne asada. The accompanying Spanish Rice, fluffy and seasoned with just the right amount of spices, and the hearty black beans brought a comforting touch to the meal, making it a delightful symphony of tastes.

For those seeking a taste of traditional Mexican cuisine, the carnitas tacos proved to be an instant hit. The slow-cooked, tender pork was masterfully paired with fresh toppings, creating a medley of textures and flavors that left a lasting impression on every palate.

The Finale – Sweet Indulgence:

The culinary journey concluded on a sweet note with the exquisite brochetas de Fruta. The skewers of fresh and juicy fruits were a refreshing and vibrant way to end the meal, leaving guests with a sense of contentment and delight.

Capturing the Magic:

Beyond the delectable dishes, it was the enchanting ambiance and the joyful camaraderie that made this wedding truly special. The Smog Shoppe’s unique setting, adorned with strings of twinkling lights under the night sky, provided a magical backdrop for the celebration of love. The clinking of glasses, laughter, and heartfelt speeches filled the air, as family and friends came together to share in the happiness of the newlyweds.

Dressing up a plate of mouth-watering tacos by SOHO TACO.


As the evening drew to a close, it was evident that the combination of The Smog Shoppe’s captivating atmosphere and SOHO TACO’s exceptional cuisine created an extraordinary experience for all. The wedding at The Smog Shoppe served as a reminder of the power of transformation and the ability to turn a former automobile shop into a haven of love and celebration.

SOHO TACO’s dedication to crafting culinary masterpieces ensured that every bite was a journey through the vibrant flavors of Mexico. From the tantalizing appetizers to the mouthwatering tacos, the carefully curated menu left an indelible mark on the taste buds and hearts of all who attended.

As we bid farewell to this unforgettable event, we look forward to more celebrations where SOHO TACO will continue to create memorable experiences and bring people together through the universal language of food.

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