Tacolicious Takeover at frame

Jul 13th - Jul 14th

frame (family meal)
Tacolicious Takeover
San Fransisco’s Joe Hargrave and Sara Deseran

Tacolicious, our favorite Bay Area taco joint, is taking a family road trip and heading to Hazel Park, Michigan just for frame! T-lish will be throwing a delicioso two day fiesta, serving up San Fransisco-style tacos and much more.

Since its humble beginnings as a taco stand at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market in 2009, Tacolicious has expanded to three San Francisco locations, a fourth in Palo Alto and a fifth in San Jose. Voted by Travel + Leisure as one of the best tacos in America, Tacolicious has been more successful than owners Joe Hargrave and Sara Deseran could have dreamed.

To pair with their tacos—plus their spicy Caesar, signature tuna tostada, fresh corn on the cob, and more—they’ll be serving up summery libations including a classic margarita, the refreshing watermelon-and-basil Lolita Squeeze, and one of their most popular cocktails, the Pasion, made with habanero-spiked tequila and passionfruit. Vegetarians will find plenty to enjoy too (hey, they are from California). Mingle with Joe and Sara and their culinary- and front-of-the-house team to get tips for throwing a taco party. Take it to the next level by buying one of a Tacolicious cookbook, chalk full of the secrets to their kitchen and bar, offered at a special for-frame-only price of $12. Sara, co-owner and longtime food writer, will be signing copies.



housemade chips
roasted tomato-mint salsa
made-to-order guacamole
chile con queso (mike’s cheese dip)
sustainable? no. local? nope. delicious? yep
refried beans cotija cheese


caesar nuevo
little gems, migijas, avocado, parmesan
albacore tuna tostadas contramar-style
chipotle mayo, avocado, crispy leeks
grilled corn
ancho recado, lime


baja-style pacific cod
cabbage, cumin crema
guajillo-braised beef
chopped onions, cilantro
fried avocado
salsa picante, cabbage, grapefruit mayonesa
corn and summer
squash pasilla, sweet peppers


choco-tacolicious con caramel

Friday, July 13th
Seatings on the hour starting at 6:00pm
Saturday, July 14th
Seatings on the hour starting at 12:00pm

$30 per person – (prime time seatings) – sold only in pairs
$25 per person – (early bird and late night seatings)  – sold only in pairs
plus tax and service fee

A taco feast too long to mention in this section…see above!

Purchase a signed Tacolicious Cookbook to give to take home or give to a lucky Tacolicious fan
Draft and bottled beer, wine and these Tacolicious cocktails:

Tacolicious house margarita tequila, fresh lime, agave, salt rim

Pasión habanero-infused tequila, passion fruit, lime

Lolita Squeeze fresh-pressed watermelon juice, tequila, basil, lime, salt rim

Agua Fresca fresh-pressed watermelon juice, lime


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What is Frame?

Tucked quietly behind joebar, frame is a revolving creative hub, home to a carefully curated programs of chef residencies and all round awesome experiences. 

Chef residencies, Sunday at Nonna’s Dinners, rap battles, art workshops, live acoustic sessions, cocktail pairings,  you name it… explore your interests, hone your skills, master a new art craft. meet new friends, share a meal. drink cocktails.  No two days here are ever the same. Seasonal, locally sourced and above all delicious, we’ve built our reputation on the food and drink we serve at frame.

We also partner up with a variety of brands on events of all different shapes and sizes, offering up top-notch food and drink and creative in-house production. frame can seat up to 50 guests dining or 80 guests, theater-style.

What are people saying?


“Tried out frame as part of the ‘grandma’s basement series’ with Chef James (Mabel Gray) and Chef John (Grey Ghost). Our Italian Family Dinner was delicious! Enjoyed every course (which kept coming). Best meatballs I’ve ever had!! Love the idea of home Cookin with a little flare, shared Family style with strangers. A wonderful evening!”

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Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press

“The vibe at the Frame dinners also reflected the personalities of the chefs, who were able to interact with guests and offer stories about their food memories while cooking rustic dishes without the same expectations that come with their respective restaurants. The food was predictably great and unpretentious, but the series also highlighted the growing importance of personality and storytelling to the modern dining experience.”

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