Erin Behan c/o A Brooklyn Life
The Calexico store-front is seen in on Union Street in Carroll Gardens.
The pressure is on Calexico to perform, because as ABL confesses, "I've pretty been waiting my whole Brooklyn life (six years and counting) for a decent Mexican place to open up in this 'hood, and I have high hopes for Calexico."
As a fan of the Calexico cart myself, I'd say not to worry. Aside from the standard yet delightful Carne Asada burritos that made the cart city-famous, the store-front operation just might be getting a liquor license to serve "delicious margaritas" with their new liquor license, based on the hopes and dreams of A Brooklyn Life.
But it's safe to say that those hopes and dreams reflect the majority of Carroll Gardens/Cobble Hill residents, as their only (Yelp-reported) option is Mezcal's Mexican Restaurant, which, as one user reports, is "Overpriced shitty Mexican food." With a Vendy Award under their sun-splashed street umbrella, Calexico is guaranteed to be delicious.