Mexican street food with an urban flair coming soon to Blue Ash’s Summit Park

Mexican street food with an urban flair coming soon to Blue Ash’s Summit Park

By on Mar 21, 2017 in #WeHavetheBestClients, In the News

BLUE ASH, Ohio — Tahona Kitchen and Bar will soon make it “a walk in the park” to get street-style tacos, with the restaurant scheduled to open on March 28 at Summit Park in Blue Ash.

Tahona will offer Mexican street food-inspired fare in a space that has “an urban feel, kind of industrial-meets-California fresh,” said Scott Schmidt, a 30-year veteran of the hospitality industry and founder of Looking Glass Hospitality Group (LGHG), which owns the restaurant.


A quirky coincidence brought Tahona to Summit Park, he said.

“This site was a Post-it note on my realtor’s wall,” Schmidt said. “She was leasing spaces out for Summit Park.”

Kathleen Norris, owner of Urban Fast Forward, remembers the moment well.

“It was an oversized 5-inch-by-7-inch bright orange Post-it note with the word ‘tacos’ on it,” she said.

When she told Schmidt she was looking for a Mexican restaurant concept, he replied, “I’ve got a Mexican concept.” Schmidt

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