After I wrote about Taqueria Gonzalez last year, I couldn't stop telling people about the fresh tortillas and the unassuming tienda setting. Many people responded with surprise that such a place had escaped their notice. Others knew it well, and regarded its fare with quiet reverence. As food writer, I hear a lot of hype. At Taqueria Gonzalez, there was no hype. Just good food — until suddenly, there wasn't anymore. Excuse me while I proselytize, but if we want to enjoy humble eats like those at Taqueria Gonzalez, we have to support the businesses that make them. When it comes to the businesses in our community, we do vote with our dollars. ... We're still working to find out more about what exactly happened, and what's coming next.
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