Pachanga Patterson

Last night the team behind Astoria's locavore favorite Vesta Trattoria & Wine Bar opened this restaurant. Click here for our exclusive slideshow and more details on the Mexican-inspired dishes.

Pachanga Patterson

At Pachanga Patterson, the dishes are Mexican takes on restaurant staff meals, inspired by the ones the team ate during years working in New York City kitchens.

Pachanga Patterson

Berkshire 
pork
 shoulder tacos 
with 
crispy 
pork 
skins 
and
 pickled
 red 
onions use tortillas
 and
 masa 
from
 Tortilleria 
Nixtamal
 in 
Corona. Also look for the moo 
shu 
duck 
taco 
with 
toasted 
garlic, 
hoisin, 
sriracha 
and
 scallions
.

 (Photos: Marcin J. Mars)

Pachanga Patterson

The vegetarian chile relleno
 is filled
 with 
roasted
 poblanos,
 quinoa, 
couscous 
and
 cranberry 
beans, 
and served 
with 
a 
walnut 
cream 
sauce.




Pachanga Patterson

Salsas–including 
roasted corn-and-tomato 
and
 tomatillo-
and-
avocado–are 
served 
with 
house‐fried
 tortilla chips.

Pachanga Patterson

Bright walls create a festive
 setting
. There is also a vast 
backyard, perfect
 for when the weather warms.

Pachanga Patterson

Chef Michelle 
Vido

Pachanga Patterson

Like sister restaurant Vesta, Pachanga Patterson will use produce from Brooklyn Grange and local products such as P&H Soda and Syrups.

Pachanga Patterson

The bar is painted teal, 
green 
and 
blue and distressed for a 

vintage, 
sun‐drenched
 feel.