Taqueria on Orchard Embraces Metallica

Posted on: July 14th, 2011 at 6:18 am by

Orchard Street newcomer Taqueria is apparently embracing its love of heavy metal with a nice little homage to thrash pioneers Metallica. The nod is rather subtle and slightly hidden, but badass nonetheless.

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Stenciled beneath the bland lightboard signage at 198 Orchard is a simple promise of margaritas (we’ll ignore the misplaced apostrophe). Not entirely surprising given the Mexican cuisine served here. However, the word itself was painted with the identical typeface utilized in the Metallica logo, lending credence to the age-old joke of “Alcoholica.”

Just don’t tell Lars, or he might go all Napster on the neighborhood. Bottoms up!

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