A two-year-old food truck that drew a following for its tacos and burritos filled with wood-fired meats has moved into a permanent home in Hicksville.
Nacho Mama’s, which primarily did its rounds in East Meadow, Hempstead and surrounds, has opened as a 32-seat eatery in a strip of shops just off Newbridge Road in Hicksville, in the space where The Pie Shoppe used to be.
Owner and chef Carlos Juarez said most of the food truck menu — tacos, nachos, “sloppy” hot dogs and empanadas — is now being cooked on a much larger wood-fired grill, and served in a homey space he’s fitted from reclaimed wood and tables, plus tin ceilings and a salvaged countertop.
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