Classic Flavors & Local Ingredients

Mi Almita Taqueria Boise brings fresh and exciting Mexican cuisine from James Beard Award-winning Chefs Hugo Ortega and Chef Michael Mina.
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M-Fri: 11am-1pm, 4:30pm-8:30pm
Sat-Sun: 4:30pm-8:30pm

Location: 2900 W Excursion Ln, Meridian, ID 83642

About Hugo Ortega
Hugo Ortega is executive chef/co-owner of four of Houston’s top restaurants – Backstreet Cafe, Hugo’s, Caracol and Xochi, and winner of Best Chef: Southwest at the prestigious 2017 James Beard Foundation Awards.

Ortega has been recognized locally, nationally and globally for his inspirational story and his passion for sharing traditional Mexican cooking and culture. Ortega is author of two cookbooks - Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico, published in fall 2012 and selected by Saveur magazine as one of just six “essential Mexican cookbooks”; and Backstreet Kitchen: Seasonal Recipes From Our Neighborhood Café, to celebrate Backstreet Cafe’s 30th anniversary.

Local Favorites

3 Tacos, $15

You choice of meat, served with corn tortillas, cilantro and onion

Enchiladas de Pollo, $22

Roasted chicken enchiladas topped with chihuahua cheese with red or green sauce

Carnitas, $23

Tender slow-cooked pork, habanero sauce, cilantro, onions, with corn tortillas

Chef Hugo's Guacamole, $9

Features cotija cheese and corn chips
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