Top 10 Places for Tableside Guacamole in the United States

“They’re bringing together ingredients that you wouldn’t expect,”...   Read USA Today Article  

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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."

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 [...]

Food Truck Empire Interviews Tamale Boy Owner, Jaime Soltero Jr.!

"Jaime Soltero Jr. opened the door to his first Portland restaurant location for Tamale Boy in March of 2014–Less than three months ago! By doing so Soltero falls in line with a larger trend of [...]

Let’s Hear it for the Boy!

EaterPDX quotes Andrea Damewood from the Mercury. See what else she has to say us. Read More  

The Oregonian Falls For Our Oaxacan Tamales & Hangout Factor

Hangout factor: Tamale Boy nails the high-low aesthetic of contemporary Portland dining. There are metal chairs, succulents in pots on the tables and a fantastic full-wall mural of the Mayan goddess Mayahuel juxtaposed with hand-painted [...]