HOME > Chowhound > All New England Archive >
What's your latest food quest? Tell us about it
TELL US

Taqueria at AS220 in Providence closing

d
dagwood Aug 28, 2009 06:21 AM

Just heard word that the Taqueria at AS220 will be closing up shop. So sad. It's such a great cheap place for some really great food and drink.

Hopefully they'll be able to set up somewhere else but from what I've heard it's not likely.

  1. malyna Aug 28, 2009 06:30 AM

    oh no! do you know why?

    6 Replies
    1. re: malyna
      d
      dagwood Aug 28, 2009 06:53 AM

      From what I've heard it sounds like there was a falling out between the Taqueria folks and the AS220 folks. Too bad. Seems like they had a good thing going there, definitely seemed mutually beneficial.

      1. re: dagwood
        s
        sarabean Aug 29, 2009 03:16 PM

        this is the worst news ever. and i hate as220 more than ever now. the owners of taqueria are the nicest folks ever. i'm seriously bummed. bring the truck out of retirement?

        1. re: sarabean
          r
          Rhody Dave Aug 29, 2009 05:20 PM

          Hate? Why do you hate AS220? Isn't that an artist collaborative or something?

          1. re: Rhody Dave
            s
            sarabean Aug 29, 2009 06:01 PM

            they should get a job. like working a** off 15 hours a day in a kitchen. no, i don't really hate them, i just have to vote for chefs if the battle is chefs vs. "artists". then again, we ARE artists in a way...

            1. re: sarabean
              g
              GabachaYucateca Aug 30, 2009 06:32 PM

              Clearly you are unaware of some of the stuff that AS220 staff does....would you REALLY tell people who teach art in the Training School to "get a job?" I've got my own issues with the folks as AS220 overall, but the only ones I've known personally have worked at the RITS...and FYI, working one's a$$ off at a juvenile detention facility is TOTALLY a job.

              1. re: GabachaYucateca
                s
                sarabean Sep 2, 2009 01:13 PM

                ugh, i knew someone would freak.. i was being sarcastic, lighten up, if you "have your own issues w/ as220 overall" that should suffice to say you understand why i groan a little at the OP response. i also have friends who have done great work there, i.e. teaching break dancing classes to "at risk" youths, yada yada.. i'm bummed about the tacos. period.

    Show Hidden Posts