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

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;

"Mexican food always wins:" Q&A with José R. Ralat about his new book 'American Tacos'

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • April 21, 2020

always won. In the chapter called “Alta California Tacos,” you profile several Southern California chefs, including Wes Avila (Guerrilla Tacos), Ray Garcia (B.S. Taquería, Broken Spanish) and Carlos Salgado (Taco María). You make the case that what sets

Decade in dining: How Los Angeles became America's best and most exciting food city

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 3, 2020

downtown, where Wes Avila’s Guerrilla Tacos truck had parked for the afternoon. Dinner was a ticketed tasting menu at the counter of Ludo Lefebvre’s Trois Mec. Wild, exhilarating dishes, including a particularly striking plate of beef strips arranged among

and restaurants from the last decade that come to mind: Wes Avila of Guerrilla Tacos, Nyesha Arrington, n/naka, [pastry chef] Isa Fabro, Susan Yoon (the executive chef at Orsa & Winston), Josef Centeno and Chris Yang. A city that honors specificity

5 L.A. Restaurants Serving Better-Than-Basic Brunch

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • October 4, 2019

won’t put you in a full-on food coma. “I can’t really [eat] a heavy brunch,” he says. “The menu sort of reflects that.” 1816 Vermont Ave., Los Feliz. Guerrilla Tacos Known for its haute tacos, this downtown spot recently started slinging brunch, but

Vespertine makes the most creative takeout food in Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • May 19, 2020

to cook for hospital workers, chef Josef Centeno has built takeout windows into his downtown restaurants Bar Amá and Orsa & Winston; he’s also ramping up a clothing line called Prospect Pine, for which he hand-dyes the garments. Guerrilla Taco’s Wes


L.A.’s dining timeline has gone through some major cultural ripples

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • January 3, 2020

cooking at tasting-menu restaurants to launch Guerrilla Tacos as a street stall; soon he would serve his tacos from a truck, using tortillas as canvases for uni, foie gras (then legal) and farmers market fineries. Gold notes in a 2014 review in The Times

Where to get tacos and more great Mexican food from Jonathan Gold's 101

Jonathan Gold • Los Angeles Times • October 27, 2016

Mexico. Guerrilla Tacos (Cheryl A. Guerrero / Los Angeles Times ) Guerrilla Tacos is perhaps the most vivid illustration of what is possible in Los Angeles, a chef who worked with the likes of Gary Menes, Walter Manzke and Alain Ducasse ditching the world