From humble ingredients to his love of Valentina hot sauce, Sean Brock gives an inside look at Minero

Screen Shot 2014-11-18 at 12.34.43 PMMinero served its first taco on Fri. Oct. 3. In a city relatively free of cronut-like fads and — for a few more months, at least — brisket masters who sell out by mid-afternoon, diners here aren’t inclined to queue up to eat. Still, during Minero’s first week of operation, a line snaked out the door and down the sidewalk during the lunch and dinner hours.