Guerrilla Tacos

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L.A. restaurants with Mexican food delivery and takeout

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • April 3, 2020

Guerrilla Tacos in the Arts District. I paid for my order online, naming a specific window of time to claim my meal. At 5 p.m., I stood at the restaurant’s entrance behind a line of thick black tape and, as instructed by a sign, texted my name to a staffer

yourself a jar of mole paste from the restaurant’s online store. Open Thursday through Sunday. Pickup or delivery. 3014 W. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, (213) 427-0608, Guerrilla Tacos If you remember Wes Avila’s singular tacos served from a

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Take-Out Tip of the Day: Emergency Nacho Kits from Guerrilla Tacos

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • April 13, 2020

Shitty times call for nachos. Thankfully, haute downtown taqueria Guerrilla Tacos is offerings an Emergency Nacho Kit for $40, complete with spiced ground beef, toasted pine nuts, corn tortillas, house-made queso, Hook’s two-year Cheddar, chipotle

cream, avocado salsa, beans, onions, and cilantro. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Guerrilla Tacos (@guerrillatacos) on Mar 30, 2020 at 12:06pm PDT There are also emergency kits for chicken and carne asada tacos, sweet potato tacos, and, of

The Best Holiday Takeout Meals and Special Dishes in Los Angeles

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • December 7, 2020

, Huckleberry Cafe has you covered. There are also plenty of sweets and treats, including kits to decorate your own holiday cookies or gingerbread houses. Photo: Courtesy Guerrilla Tacos Guerrilla Tacos Arts District Guerrilla Tacos has taco and tamale kits that

14 exceptional new L.A. restaurants for a better 2021

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 14, 2021

Avila, the creator of Guerrilla Tacos, opened Angry Egret Dinette in late October. One of his early imaginings was the Mookie Melt, a bucking bull on a bolillo roll that charged wildly and deliciously in all directions. Black Forest ham and Gruyère fell

that reminds me of the first tacos — shrimp scattered with pine nuts and a cranberry bean/fried egg/almond situation — that I ate from the Guerrilla Tacos truck in 2014 outside a Culver City coffee shop. Earlier this year Avila parted ways with the

California officials halt indoor dining as coronavirus surges

Garrett Snyder, Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • July 1, 2020

announcement, Wes Avila’s downtown restaurant Guerrilla Tacos had opened its dining room for the first time since the March shutdown. Co-owner Brittney Valles, 27, said the restaurant spent hours training the staff, installing protective plexiglass and stocking

Guerrilla Tacos has a small front patio, Valles said she doesn’t think it will be worth it to serve 11 outdoor seats. Instead, she’s thinking of using the back parking lot as a dining area, or returning to takeout. “I just don’t trust stuff to not be

Support Apple Pan and Other L.A. Restaurants by Buying Must-Have Merch

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • April 6, 2020

cutlery rests. $13-$65; Guerrilla Tacos Arts District fave Guerrilla Tacos has a line of fun merch (or, to use their nomenclature, schwag), including colorful long-sleeves by local street artist Anthony Fuentes. $20-$100;

Tamales Elena y Antojitos is best new L.A. Mexican restaurant

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • October 8, 2020

include kitchen stints at Guerrilla Tacos, Mezcalero, Petty Cash and Chica’s Tacos. Judepth worked at John Sedlar’s Rivera before it closed in 2014, and she leads the kitchen at Tamales Elena y Antojitos. Southern California’s tamale culture runs deep and

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L.A.’s 10 Best New Restaurants of 2020

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • December 21, 2020

. In August, Avila left Guerrilla Tacos, the acclaimed downtown haute taqueria he founded, because, he says, he no longer saw eye to eye with his business partners. The more the venture grew from its food-cart origins, the further away from the kitchen

What happens when a restaurant can't pay the rent?

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • September 16, 2020

industry $120 billion in sales between March and May. That number is expected to climb to $240 billion by the end of the year (prepandemic projections for 2020 were $899 billion in sales). Brittney Valles, owner of Guerrilla Tacos in the Arts District

12 brand new restaurants with stellar takeout options

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • August 27, 2020

Cash, Mezcalero, Chica’s Tacos and Guerrilla Tacos. The family united skills to launch Tamales Elena y Antojitos in Bell Gardens; the menu focuses on regional specialties from southern coastal Guerrero that reflect their Afro Mexican heritage. Tamales