A Night with SOHO Taco Catering at Acres Landing

SOHO Taco at Acres Landing

A Night with SOHO Taco Catering at Acres Landing

The desert air, warm and fragrant with the promise of a vibrant sunset, hung heavy over Acres Landing in Desert Hot Springs last Wednesday evening. This wasn’t just any ordinary gathering, it was the grand opening of a unique venue, and SOHO Taco Catering was there to orchestrate a culinary fiesta that would leave a lasting impression.

A Venue Tailored for Celebration

Acres Landing, just minutes away from Palm Springs with its sprawling outdoor space and airy, light-filled building, provided the perfect canvas for this special occasion. Guests could bask in the golden rays of the desert sun or retreat to the cool comfort of the indoor area. Unique touches like a dozen Airstream trailers for overnight stays and a refreshing pool added to the charm of the location, creating an atmosphere that was both inviting and luxurious.

Acres Landing Grand Opening

A Culinary Journey Through Mexico’s Heartland

SOHO Taco’s menu was a plethora of flavors, a vibrant tapestry woven with the threads of traditional Mexican cuisine. Each taco was a masterpiece in its own right.

Carne asada, Tender marinated steak, grilled to perfection, offered a satisfyingly smoky depth of flavor. The pollo asado, Seasoned and slow-cooked chicken, with a hint of smokiness, provided a comforting and familiar taste.

The premiere tacos were the signature veggie taco, A flavorful vegetarian option, packed with fresh, seasonal vegetables, catered to those seeking a lighter yet equally satisfying experience. With caramelized yellow bell peppers, red bell peppers, red onion, portobello mushrooms, and baby spinach. The veggies are placed on a bed of melted pepper jack cheese and topped off with chipotle sour cream.

Succulent shrimp, cooked to juicy tenderness, offered a delightful seafood twist. Its grilled to perfection with SOHO tacos garlic butter made fresh in house. The shrimp taco is placed on a bed of pepper jack cheese topped off with fresh fresh cabbage and chipotle sour cream.

Endless Taco Customization

The true magic was in the seemingly endless possibilities for customization. An impressive array of toppings awaited, each adding a unique layer of taste and texture. Cilantro, with its fresh, herbaceous aroma, provided a touch of brightness. Diced red onions, with their sharp bite, offered a welcome contrast to the richness of the fillings. Limes, jack cheese, spicy green jalapeño salsa, mild roasted red tomato salsa, creamy guacamole, and Heirloom pico de gallo, with its vibrant mix of tomatoes, onions, and cilantro, offered a burst of freshness and a touch of heat.

There was also fresh mango salsa which is a perfect combination with the buttery shrimp taco.

Chipotle Sour Cream Made in House

The Sides

The sides were a delightful complement to the tacos. Fluffy lemon rice, a perfect textural contrast and zested with lemon. Hearty black beans, adding a satisfying protein punch and 100% vegan. Crispy tortilla chips made fresh and seasoned with sea salt, offering a delightful crunch.

Hand Pressed Tortillas on Site

The Art of the Hand-Pressed Tortilla

One of the highlights of the SOHO Taco catering experience was undoubtedly their dedication to using hand-pressed tortillas. These tortillas, made fresh on-site, offered a distinct difference from commercially produced ones. They were thicker, chewier, and had a unique, toasted flavor that perfectly complemented the fillings.

Here are some of the benefits of using hand-pressed tortillas

  • Superior Texture– Hand-pressed tortillas have a more rustic and substantial texture, adding a satisfying bite to each taco.
  • Enhanced Flavor– The process of hand-pressing tortillas often involves lightly charring them, which adds a subtle smoky flavor that elevates the overall taste.
  • Freshness Unmatched– There’s no comparison to the freshness of a tortilla made right before your eyes. Hand-pressed tortillas are guaranteed to be warm and pillowy soft, offering an unparalleled eating experience.

A Celebration for the Senses

The atmosphere at Acres Landing was electric, with a DJ spinning tunes indoors and a photo booth capturing the joy of the evening. Outside, under the shade, guests enjoyed the vibrant atmosphere created by the taco cart, bartenders serving refreshing drinks, and a violinist serenading the crowd with live music. The air was filled with laughter, conversation, and the irresistible aroma of freshly grilled food, creating a truly unforgettable experience.

Perfectly Grilled Chicken Tacos

A Night to Remember

As the sun dipped below the horizon, casting a warm glow on the desert landscape, the event at Acres Landing drew to a close. But the memories lingered on. SOHO Taco’s masterful execution, from the perfectly seasoned fillings to the warm, hand-pressed tortillas, had left a lasting impression on everyone who had the pleasure of attending. It was a celebration of delicious food, good company, and the simple joy of gathering under the desert sky.

And while the music may have faded and the last taco devoured, the taste of that special night, orchestrated by SOHO Taco, would undoubtedly remain a cherished memory for all who were there. It was a testament to the power of food to bring people together, to create lasting memories, and to weave a culinary tapestry that transcended the ordinary, leaving a lingering taste of pure joy long after the final bite.

Planning to have a memorable event in the desert? Contact SOHO Taco through email at info@sohotaco.com or call at (714)793-9392

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