Birrieria el Bandido

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Critic’s Notebook: 10 memorable food discoveries from the pandemic

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • June 3, 2021

Puesto’s crispy cheese tacos or Birrieria El Bandido’s messy red tacos, I would just get in the car and go there. Instead, thanks to clever taco kits from these restaurants, I learned to fry cheese in a skillet and roll it around poached chicken, and to dip

10 options for family-style takeout: OC’s Best Places to Eat 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • October 9, 2020

Andrei’s in Irvine (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Birrieria el Bandido Everybody loves taco night, but who’s got the time to make homemade birria? Nobody, at least not when Birrieria el Bandido sells their soulful stewed meats by

Birrieria el Bandido in Garden Grove (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) Buttermilk Fried Chicken There’s nothing more comforting than sitting down to a dinner table and reaching a hand toward a platter piled with 20 pieces of crispy

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Taco Tuesday: How to make these red tacos at home

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • June 30, 2020

On a cold, drizzly day in March I discovered a new taqueria in Garden Grove that specializes in Tijuana-style birria tacos. Birrieria El Bandido began as a food truck (technically a trailer), which the owners still operate. They park it behind the

to make birria quesatacos. I taught myself to make red tacos. Beef birria queso tacos at home, made with a family pack of birria takeout from Birrieria El Bandido in Garden Grove (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) I’m not ready to

Best thing I ate: Critic Brad A. Johnson’s 20 best dishes of 2020

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • December 17, 2020

-3936, gusfriedchicken.com Chess pie at Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken in Santa Ana (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 14. Beef birria tacos from Birrieria el Bandido Success! I taught myself how to make quesabirria tacos. That was

the easy part. Birriera el Bandido in Garden Grove did the hard work of turning the beef into a spicy, succulent stew. 12081 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove, 657-348-9461 Quesobirria tacos made at home from the birria family meal kit at Birrieria el