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

Gogo’s Tacos Brings the Classics—and a Burst of Color—to a Bustling Intersection

Josh Lurie • Los Angeles Magazine • September 10, 2021

Mexico. Gogo’s owner Brittney Valles is a managing partner at Guerrilla Tacos, one of L.A.’s most ambitious Mexican restaurants, but she shied away from replicating Guerrilla when she was revamping the former Tacos Mexico space. “Guerrilla Tacos is really

one of a kind,” Valles says. “I wanted to create something that was totally opposite of Guerrilla Tacos, very straightforward and simple. Guerrilla Tacos is always changing. The food pushes the envelope and we are flexing our creative muscles there. At

No James Beard Foundation awards this year? We're good, L.A.

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 18, 2022

best new restaurant in America. Why wasn’t its chef and owner, Wes Avila, nominated for the singular wonders he created out of his Guerrilla Tacos truck years ago? A James Beard award medal (given to no L.A. chefs or restaurants this year). (Bill

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

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

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

Margi Chimichangas Is Serving Deep-Fried Deliciousness from a Trailer

Josh Lurie • Los Angeles Magazine • August 4, 2021

Tacos, Guerrilla Cafecito, and Everson Royce Bar are just three more prime options within spitting distance of the intersection. Still, Margi Chimichangas stands out by serving elegant deep-fried seafood burritos from a white trailer. Margi Chimichangas

something good to eat. Yess Aquatic is a sustainable seafood truck that parks in front of their future home, which is currently under construction. Recent Japanese import Afuri Ramen + Dumpling dispenses yuzu shio noodle soups and pan-fried gyoza. Guerrilla

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;

L.A.'s best breakfast burritos, so simple yet so delicious

Bill AddisonRestaurant Critic • Los Angeles Times • August 26, 2021

singular among breakfast burritos in the city, but then the same can generally be said of Avila’s culinary sensibility. Angry Egret Dinette, his first project since moving on from Guerrilla Tacos, keeps evolving quietly and compellingly. The takeout

browns, scrambled eggs, nutty-sharp Colby cheese, salsa roja, excellent with optional sausage. Not too big and not overly elaborate, it’s plainly delicious morning fuel. The coffee shop sibling to Guerrilla Tacos, founded by Wes Avila and now run by