A litle History: Chef J. "David" Peraza is an Americanized native Mexican. His offerings are taste tantilizing and innovative. We're not your "typical" taco truck! Chef Peraza has been in the hospitality industry for many years. He's your neighbor, and a stranger to no one. You've probably seen him on local television, talking about and preparing food for the various restaurants he has helped kick off and run as Executive Chef. He has also owned a restaurant in South Florida called David's on the Avenue, which was voted one of the Top Ten Best New Restaurants in South Florida by BonAppetit and Time Magazine. Over the years, his food has won numerous awards with his Authentic World Class Mexican Cuisine being voted Best Mexican Food by The New Times - Broward & Palm Beach County in 2001 "Best Of" Series. And now, Chef David brings to you, "The 13th Taco" Mobile Food Unit in North Carolina.
from the New Times – Broward & Palm Beach 2001
"Best Of :: Food & Drink
Best Mexican Restaurant
The gringo lingo of the appellation doesn't give much clue here that chef-owner David Peraza's fare is not just authentic Mexican, but haute as well. Yet one glance at the tongue-twisting menu, filled with items such as ixtapa poblano (guajillo peppers stuffed with blue crabmeat, green olives, and Chihuahua cheese) and xochimilco (an ancho chili-flavored crepe stuffed with cuitlacoche, or corn fungus, and serrano peppers), and you'll be convinced...”
click on "In the News" at the top of the page to see most recent review on The 13th Taco.
Cancellation: Cancellations do not happen often, and if it does happen, it will most likely be due to an emergency. The 13th Taco will try its best to obtain an alternate food truck for your event, however, no guarantee is made. If you need to cancel, we expect at least a one week notice, unless of course, it is in the event of emergency.
In the event of severe weather, The 13th Taco will contact event coordinator within 48 hours of event (or at the time severe weather becomes known) to discuss and determine the safest course of action. Within 12 hours of event, The 13th Taco reserves the right to decide the final course of action (i.e. whether to cancel it's appearance, find a new date, or appear as scheduled).
Severe weather is: Any weather related event with the potential to cause damage, serious social disruption, or loss of human life including, but not limited to: Flash Flood watch/warnings, Severe Thunderstorm watch/warning, tornado watch/warning, hail, snowstorms watch/warning, ice storms watch/warning, lightning, tropical storms/cyclones watch/warning, extreme low or high temperatures.
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Catering and Event Services also available from casual Taco & Fajita Bars to haute Authentic World Class Mexican Cuisine; Continental, Italian and Down Home Southern Style.