Phoebe Bridgers launches new vegan taco for charity
Phoebe Bridgers puts her money where she talks.
The acclaimed rocker has launched a new vegan taco, called “The Maxine,” with popular Los Angeles restaurant HomeState in support of LA’s CASA. The new offer is now available for a limited time in all restaurants.
Bridgers, who is also set to play her hometown festival, This Ain’t No Picnic, in Pasadena, Calif., on Sunday, Aug. 28, named the new taco after her best friend: her dog, Maxine.
The new vegan taco is made with black beans, shiitake mushrooms, avocado, caramelized onions and crispy corn strips, served on a Kernel of Truth corn tortilla. $1.25 from every taco ordered will go to CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) of Los Angeles, which is a community-based organization that advocates for children and families in the county’s overburdened child protection and juvenile justice systems. of the.
“HomeState is one of my favorite local restaurants; Maxine and I should probably be cut off from our breakfast tacos by now,” the rock star says.
The Maxine will be available at all five HomeState locations in Pasadena, Hollywood, Highland Park, Playa Vista and Sherman Oaks by November 22.
The festival Bridgers are set to play, also in Southern California, will take place August 27-28 at the beautiful Brookside Park at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. For Phoebe, who grew up nearby, the festival is her hometown’s biggest show to date. The bill also includes The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem + Despacio, Le Tigre, Wet Leg, Turnstile, Mac Demarco, IDLES, Beach House, Jorja Smith, Jungle, Courtney Barnett, Earl Sweatshirt, and more.
Tickets are available HERE.
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