Babalu Tapas & Tacos Hires Abe Ruiz as COO

January 29th, 2018        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here, News | January 29, 2018 Babalu Tapas & Tacos announced the addition of Abe Ruiz to the Spanish-meets-Southern-style tapas restaurant’s team of executives. As chief operating officer, Ruiz oversees the organization’s daily operations and drives the restaurant’s growth across the  Read More

Babalu, DeSano will open their second Charlotte locations in Waverly

June 21st, 2017        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here, News

By Katherine Peralta, Charlotte Observer – June 21, 2017 The popular Babalu Tapas & Tacos and DeSano Pizza Bakery will be among the newest restaurants coming to Waverly, the 90-acre mixed-use development in south Charlotte. Also opening soon will be the clothing  Read More

Mississippi Taco and Tapas Joint Coming to the Short North

June 20th, 2017        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here, News

By Dan Eaton, Columbus Business First – June 20, 2017 There will be no shortage of taco choices in the Short North come 2018. Jackson, Mississippi-based Babalu Tapas & Tacos is the latest fast-growing eatery to snatch up Short North  Read More

Babalu Tapas & Tacos coming to Nashville

October 17th, 2016        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here

Restaurant concept leases 5,000 square feet of space at mixed-use project on former Colonial Bakery site in Melrose area BY: Getahn Ward, A restaurant offering gourmet Spanish-style tapas and tacos with a Southern twist plus craft cocktails will anchor the Eighth South mixed-use  Read More

Babalu Tapas & Tacos to open in Midtown Atlanta

August 17th, 2016        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here

A rendering of BABALU Tacos & Tapas scheduled to open in 2017 in ALTA Midtown at 915 West Peachtree Street. (Courtesy of Selig Enterprises) BY: Merideth Martin, The Midtown area will soon have a new place to eat tacos  Read More

Babalu to open second Memphis location in East Memphis

August 1st, 2016        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here

BY: Jennifer Biggs of the Commercial Appeal Babalu Tacos & Tapas will open its second Memphis location around the end of the year or early in 2017, this one in East Memphis on Poplar just east of Massey. Babalu, owned  Read More

Go inside Babalu, Dilworth’s new tacos & tapas restaurant

July 13th, 2016        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here

BY: Ted Williams, Babalu Tapas & Tacos will open on July 25th in the old Cantina 1511 location on East Boulevard. Think Soul Gastrolounge with tacos and Tex-Mex. – Rebecca, the Babalu Charlotte General Manager, told me that they’re known  Read More

Babalu Embraces Urban Renewal Across the Southeast

February 17th, 2016        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Eat Here

Entry door signage at Babalu Knoxville JACKSON, MS (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 16, 2016 It has been 35 years since a customer darkened the door of the department store that used to occupy 416 Gay Street in Knoxville, Tenn. While the downtown  Read More

Chefs combine nostalgia and seasonality in warm desserts

January 9th, 2016        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas

The cinnamon and coffee flavors in Babalu’s bread pudding complement its Latin-inspired menu. Photo: Babalu Tacos & Tapas BY: Bret Thorn, Nation’s Restaurant News Babalu Tacos & Tapas — a chain with locations in Jackson, Miss.; Memphis, Tenn.; Birmingham, Ala.;  Read More

Eat Here Brands Keeps Memphis Restaurants on Cutting Edge

October 8th, 2015        —        Babalu Tacos & Tapas, Interim, News

Interim staff from left: sous chef Sepand Mazahery, executive chef Sam Miller, manager Daniel Alston, sous chef BJ Cook, general manager Jake Miller and pastry chef Franck Oysel. BY: Andy Meek, Memphis Daily News A Jackson, Miss.-based restaurant company with  Read More