Racist Sandwich Podcast

Tamale Boy owner Jaime Soltero and chef Abel Hernandez chat on the Racist Sandwich podcast. They explain the complexity of Mexican food, share stories about starting Tamale Boy, and about making dishes that break stereotypes about Mexican cuisine. Listen to Podcast  

By | October 5th, 2016|Media|0 Comments

Right At The Fork – Pet-Friendly Patios in Portland

"Well-behaved pooches deserve to experience the best of Portland's dining scene, no?" "Right at the Fork" describe some of Portland's best pet-friendly patios, including Tamale Boys!   Listen to the Podcast

By | August 9th, 2015|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

Portland Monthly Best Gaucamole

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By | July 22nd, 2015|Media|0 Comments

Thrillist: 11 Best Outdoor Bars in Portland

"If you’ve already got a lock on some of the city’s best tacos (and tamales, duh) what else are you going to do? Build a restaurant with a kickass kid and dog friendly patio! And with umbrellas that're large enough to work double duty, there’s never not a good time to have a margarita outside." Read [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

Portland Monthly Features Tamale Boy

"Don’t let the name fool you—there’s a lot more than tamales at Jaime Soltero’s six-month-old restaurant. From tableside molcajete de guacamole service to ceviche and tacos, there's plenty of variety at the Woodlawn neighborhood eatery to fill your table with affordable, colorful plates starting at just $3.50. The history behind the restaurant is a familiar [...]

By | August 5th, 2014|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

How could a restaurant cut its energy in half? Ask Tamale Boy.

"Tamale Boy owner Jaime Soltero Jr. grew a brick-and-mortar business out of his popular tamale truck. When it was time to build his restaurant, he wanted it to be as efficient as possible. And he succeeded! The Tamale Boy restaurant uses about half the energy of a restaurant he formerly helped manage. Here’s how..."   [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

Thrillist: Portland’s 13 Best Taco Joints

"Apparently last year was a good time for food carts to go brick and mortar. A standout has been Tamale Boy’s seamless transition to popular neighborhood hangout in an area with no shortage of good food. Although it’s hard to resist its namesake tamales, don’t miss out on a stellar lineup of tacos. Our favorite? [...]

By | February 13th, 2015|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

Where To Happy Hour in Portland? Tamale Boy!

"As for those cocktails, the El Diablo (roasted habanero-infused tequila, mango puree, lemon and lime juices, and a salty, spicy rim) stands out: The sweetness of the puree heads each sip, but it’s quickly followed by a big tequila middle and a spicy finish that will tickle, but won’t burn, your tongue. And the housemade [...]

By | July 22nd, 2014|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

Thanks Portland Tribune!

"Between the food, price point and aesthetic, Tamale Boy seems to have done everything right. It’s another Portland food cart Cinderella story, with more sure to follow."

By | July 17th, 2014|Media, News, Press|0 Comments

KATU Features Tamale Boy & EaterPDX Heat Map

Speaking of undertakings, try going from catering to brick and mortar. Tamale Boy did it. The Mayan menu made last month's HeatMap from its new digs on Northeast Dekum Street."It's been a great help for us, because there's people that will travel out and seek us out because of that website," said owner Jaime Soltero. [...]

By | June 4th, 2014|Media, New Restaurant!, News, Press|0 Comments