168 Ludlow Street

‘La Margarita Pizza’ is Moving to the Old Taquitoria Space on Ludlow Street

Last modified May 22, 2017 at 2:29 pm

Lower East Side taquito shop, Taquitoria, closed at the end of January after three-and-a-half years on the block. Opened by Marc Forgione vets Barry Fish, Matt Conway, and Brad Holtzman, the team is now focusing on a commissary kitchen and a kiosk inside Madison Square Garden. Taking their space at 168 Ludlow Street, meanwhile, is the […]

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‘Taquitoria’ Blames Hell Square Closure on High Rent, Announces New Kiosk in MSG

Posted January 25, 2017 at 5:04 am

Taquitoria tapped out. The hole-in-the-wall Mexican spot is set to close by end of week, purportedly done in by escalating rents. Its closure caps a three-and-a-half year tenure at 168A Ludlow Street. However, it’s not all bad news for the brand. Apparently, Taquitoria is relocating to a larger “production facility” so that it can handle […]

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Taquitoria on Ludlow Street Now Pimping Booze

Posted July 17, 2015 at 5:10 am

In which Hell Square gets a little more saturated… Word just came down the pike that Taquitoria, the teensy two-year-old taco stand at 168A Ludlow Street, just obtained its beer-wine license from the State Liquor Authority. That means patrons can now – as of today – drink a beverage with their snacks. Community Board 3 […]

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Busted Water Main Forces Taquitoria on Ludlow Street to Close

Posted February 26, 2015 at 5:08 am

The year-old Taquitoria at 168 Ludlow Street is out of commission until further notice. Blame the recent spat of tundra temperatures. Apparently a pipe burst in the building last week, causing flooding in the tiny late-night eatery. The handwritten sign in the window serves as announcement. A Facebook post reveals that Taquitoria will remain shuttered until […]

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Lady of Grand’s Pick of the Week: Taquitos at Taquitoria

Posted February 24, 2014 at 12:06 pm

Since the Lower East Side is crawling with debaucherous twenty-somethings craving drunchies (that’s drunk munchies in Taquitoria slang) may as well cater to them, right? There are only four options on the menu-beef, chicken, pork, and black bean – so don’t ask what’s good, because it’s all delicious when you are drunk.  In all honesty, […]

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Taquitoria Begins Service at 168 Ludlow Street

Posted September 18, 2013 at 6:04 am

As expected, Taquitoria debuted at 168 Ludlow Street over the weekend, aptly launching to serve the drunken late night hordes of Hell Square. Official opening was yesterday, though. The new restaurant had been in the works since July, with only a teaser printout as proper evidence. Taquitoria is a fast-foodish establishment specializing in “San Diego-style” taquitos, which […]

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Coming Soon: Rising States Boutique at 168 Ludlow

Posted August 13, 2013 at 6:02 am

By the end of summer, 168 Ludlow Street will ditch any cafe aspirations and instead return to life selling threads.

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Taquitoria Opening Soon at Former Forcella Space on Ludlow

Posted July 29, 2013 at 5:33 am

We’ve known for months, but now the news is official. La Montanara by Forcella is gone from 168 Ludlow Street.

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Press Tea Gives Up on 168 Ludlow

Posted February 13, 2013 at 6:19 am

Coffee certainly wasn’t their cup of tea…and neither was 168 Ludlow Street.

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La Montanara by Forcella Pizzeria Goes Dark at 168 Ludlow

Last modified January 9, 2013 at 6:49 am

The newfangled pizzeria at 168 Ludlow Street hasn’t been open since before the holidays, fueling speculation that the newcomer is kaput.

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