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Brooklyn-Based Taco Chain Lands in Former Olga’s Space

Calexico is bringing California-style Mexican food to Detroit. Check out the menu.

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Calexico Park Slope.
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Brooklyn-based mini chain Calexico is headed to the Campus Martius area. The company announced the move today at a Bedrock Real Estate press conference. Founders David, Brian, and Jesse Vendley, and Peter Oleyer are teaming with local restaurateur Randy Dickow (Lunchtime Global, Freshii, and Sweet Lorraine's Fabulous Mac n' Cheez! RenCen) on the outpost, which is slated for the former Olga's Kitchen space at One Campus Martius.

The Vendleys launched Calexico in 2006 as a street cart and eventually expanded into several brick-and-mortar locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The chain's recipes draw on California-style Mexican food found in the border town of Calexico including tacos, carne fries, and cocktails including margaritas. Calexico is expected to debut by mid-summer. Check out a sample of the menu below.

Calexico Menu

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