Mar 18, 2024 - News

🌮 Popular Camp North End coffee spot to serve dinner

Several platters of food and drinks

"Noche Bruta" in Spanish roughly translates to "rough night." Photo: Laura Barrero/Axios

Coffee shop by day and Mexican restaurant by night.

  • Starting Thursday, March 21, HEX will transform on the weekends into Noche Bruta, run by chef Hector Gonzalez-Mora, Axios' Laura Barrero writes.

Why it matters: It's a collaboration between two of Charlotte's favorite local businesses.

Catch up quick: In 2019, Gonzalez-Mora hosted his first Chilito Taco pop-up at HEX's original Camp North End location. His breakfast tacos gained a devoted following during the pandemic.

  • In 2022, he opened El Toro Bruto out of Resident Culture.
  • Since Resident Culture announced they were switching out El Toro Bruto with a new barbecue menu in November 2023, many have wondered what Gonzalez-Mora's next move would be.

The vibe: HEX will transform into Noche Bruta from 5-10pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.

  • The kitchen will switch over, lights will dim and the Noche Bruta neon sign will turn on to signify the Mexican "fonda" is open.
  • From 8am to 4pm, HEX will still serve its Japanese-inspired menu, a nod to co-founder Tanner Morita's Japanese-Hawaiian upbringing.

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