The Duo Behind Brooklyn Kolache Opens Filipino Taco Restaurant Swell Dive


Source: Eater NY

Spam tacos arrive in Bed-Stuy | Over the weekend, Brooklyn Kolache Co. owners Dennis Mendoza and Autumn Stanford quietly opened Swell Dive at 1013 Bedford Avenue. This non-traditional taqueria will pay homage to both of their backgrounds: Mendoza is from the Philippines, and Stanford from Texas. Currently, the restaurant is open daily from 5:00 p.m. until 2:00 a.m., with plans to extend to breakfast. Robert Sietsema stopped by this week and was pleased to find the new restaurant up-and-running. He writes: “Tacos are pretty good. More Filipino than Tex-Mex with fillings like fried spam, sisig, spicy braised …

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