ChaCha's Tacos & Tequila in Brea the Height of Hubris
|A cha cha girl costume. Does this look Mexican to you (disregard fake-blond Mexicans, por favor)?|
I've yet to see the menu at ChaCha's Tacos and Tequila in Brea, let alone taste the entrees of the recently opened restaurant, but I can unequivocally say that the man behind it is a pendejo with no knowledge whatsoever of Mexican anything.
In an interview with the Orange County Register, Don Meyers--the same genius who opened that paragon of high cuisine called El Torito Grill--told the reporter, "We can't wait to bring excitement back to Mexican food."
The arrogance of this man! Either this is PR drivel or Meyers is wacky. Guarantee there's more excitement in one sip of the green pozole at Las Brisas de Apatzingan, one crunch of a tostada topped with Mariscos Licenciado #2's aguachile, a spoonful of Taleo's flan, than the entirety of ChaCha's existence will ever imagine it can do.
Oh, and why the name "ChaCha"? It either derives from the cha-cha-cha or the slur cha-cha girl, both which pertain to the Caribbean, not Mexico. Idiot. Want good Brean Mexican? Try Durango Mexican Grill.