Photo by Justin Rude
To make his octopus taco, chef Victor Albisu first braises the meat in orange juice for two hours. Then it’s marinated, grilled and topped with a sauce made from roasted tomatoes, garlic and sesame seeds. It comes garnished with bacon bits, pickled onions and sesame sauce.
Taco Bamba, 2190 Pimmit Drive, Falls Church; 703-639-0505, tacobambarestaurant.com.
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Holley Simmons is the dining editor of The Washington Post Express. When she’s not reporting on local restaurants and tastemakers, you can find her sewing a dress from a 1950s pattern or planting a windowsill herb garden. Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org