Tucson food truck’s business sizzles thanks to bacon wrapped burritos
The claim to fame initially became popular in Sonora, Mexico, where proprietor Diego Valencia grew up.
“So we catch wind of it, and we begin to make bacon-wrapped burritos here,” said Valencia, who began making them with his sibling and cases they were the main couple to carry the dish to the U.S.
The two have marked Percheron Mexican Grill as ‘Home of the Bacon Wrapped Burrito.’
Percheron, which is the Spanish word for a Clydesdale horse, opened in 2013 on twelfth Avenue at Irvington Road. There is a second area at the Boxyard on fourth Avenue.
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The food truck was recently known as ‘WhataBurro.’ Valencia says he changed the name after Whataburger’s lawful group asked him to do as such, however that he presently loves the new name and character.
There are burritos without bacon and different things on the menu, however Valencia says his sibling concocted serving the brand name dish.
“I was thinking greater variety, as more sort of burritos,” he reviewed. “In any case, he told me, only fixation in one kind, and benefit it. Just make one, however benefit it.”
That technique, in addition to informal exchange and foothold via web-based media have prompted a thriving business, becoming throughout the long term.
It’s been a major advance for Valencia, who says he would convey burritos on his bike around the city when he previously came to Tucson at age 18. During that time he almost chose to return home to Mexico.
“In any case, I felt something within me, it say, you better attempt to put a food truck and begin to make burritos here,” he said. “Also, no more conveyance, only one point.”
Valencia and his mom leased a food truck and began the business in September of 2013.
“I felt miserable on the grounds that she died in June in 2015 in Mexico and I not be there with her, however I realize she feel my fantasies and everything and that is the most ideal choice, how I help my family,” Valencia said, keeping down tears. “What’s more, I know she’s sitting tight for me around there.”
Valencia currently claims the food truck while his sibling runs the fourth Avenue area. The vast majority of the representatives stay from the beginning of the business, and Valencia says they all vibe like family now.
In any case, he has another objective: to open a café in Tucson.
“It’s my fantasy, you know? It’s truly troublesome, it’s truly troublesome,” he said. “More work, more pressure, more tension. Be that as it may, I will battle to do it.”