This month, Los Angeles-based restaurant chain Trejo’s Tacos added vegan Beyond Meat to its menus. The new menu items featuring the plant-based meat are vegan takes on the shop’s carne asada tacos and burritos. The Beyond Taco features verde slaw, citrus marinade, pepita pesto, and comes on a corn tortilla, while the Beyond Burrito is made with similar fillings with the addition of rice, pico de gallo salsa, and is wrapped in a flour tortilla. When actor Danny Trejo (of Machete and From Dusk Till Dawn fame) opened his first location of Trejo’s Tacos in 2016—which has since expanded to a number of restaurants in the Los Angeles area—Trejo stated that “It’s against the law for a Mexican to be vegetarian,” but nonetheless decided to add vegan options to his menu. With the addition of Beyond Meat, the chain now boasts a wide variety of plant-based options such as tacos, burritos, and bowls filled with young jackfruit, mushroom asada, and cauliflower.

Share this

Don't miss our Vegan Deal of the Week by signing up for our FREE VegNewsletter!

Get it here