29 October, 2020, 01:56

Eating on the Cheap: Lettuce Wraps at Plaza Eats

The humble wraps feature a bold combination of spice, crunch, acidity, and richness.

One of downtown’s best values is only available a few nights a week.

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, visit the patio at Hotel Congress to discover Plaza Eats. This humble little trailer offers a wide variety of hearty eats for an affordable price.

Lettuce Wraps at Plaza Eats (Credit: Jackie Tran)

Lettuce Wraps at Plaza Eats (Credit: Jackie Tran)

At Plaza Eats, the Lettuce Wraps ($5.50) features two wraps with chickpea fritters, pickled vegetables, smoked cashews, and harissa vinaigrette. The humble wraps feature a bold combination of spice, crunch, acidity, and richness, all while being vegan and gluten-free.

Plaza Eats is located in the patio of Hotel Congress at 311 E. Congress St. Operating hours are 9 p.m. – 2 a.m. Thursday, 5 p.m. – 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit hotelcongress.com and click the “More Menus” drop-down.

Jackie is a food writer and photographer native to Tucson. He loves corgis and still thinks rickrolling is funny. If you'd like to stalk him, visit jackietran.com and his Instagram @jackie_tran_.

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