In this edition of SBP’s traveling interview series, F. Ron Smith and David Berg popped into the world-famous mecca of margaritas and freshly made tortillas right here on LA’s Westside: Casablanca Restaurant. Watch their chat with Robert Lopez, grandson of Carlos Haro, Sr. — aka the late patriarch behind the long-running Mexican joint, and learn why Casablanca is a mainstay in Venice, earning the support of loyal customers and celebs for more than 40 years now.
In our latest short film, you’ll find the duo whipping up a batch of Casablanca’s famous flour tortillas (David, we’ll forgive you for that technique), diving into the restaurant’s extensive collection of tequilas (3,000 different brands, folks!), learning about the family’s epic history and indulging Robert in a rapid-fire Q&A. Press play and discover what the Casablanca hype is all about.
The Tequila Express Cart is waiting! Head over to Venice and try Casablanca’s incredible culinary creations and festive libations this weekend, just be sure to tell them who sent you. Bonus points if you post a selfie and tag us on Instagram @smithandberg!