Tacos 1986

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L.A. restaurants with Mexican food delivery and takeout

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • April 3, 2020

tortillas. 208 E. 8th St., Los Angeles, (213) 628-3710,sonoratown.com Tacos 1986 2019 was the year of Tacos 1986. Jorge “Joy” Alvarez-Tostado and Victor Delgado grew their roving Insta-sensation — a stand selling Tijuana-style tacos and outfitted with an eye

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L.A.’s 15 best dishes of 2019

Bill Addison, Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • December 26, 2019

, bulgarinigelato.com A cherimoya treat at the gelateria. (Stefano Paltera / For The Times ) Bill Addison’s picks Taco al hongo, Tacos 1986 Those of us who laid eyes on Jorge “Joy” Alvarez-Tostado earlier this year knew he was a rock-god taquero in the making: He stood

in front of a slowly spinning trompo at his Koreatown street stand, preening and puckering his lips for smartphone cameras while whipping up mic-drop tacos. He and Tacos 1986 co-owner Victor Delgado landed a permanent location downtown in June. Though

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Downtown's Simone closes to regroup; Tacos 1986 searches for a new home

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • April 5, 2019

chicharrones over pork belly. Beberman plans a menu for the restaurant that will be more casual, and reflect more global influences, than Largey’s upscale, California-inspired cooking. Meanwhile, fans of street-food sensation Tacos 1986 noted a March 13 posting

on Instagram letting customers know that they lost their location on the corner of South Western Avenue and 6th Street in Koreatown. Tacos 1986 owner Victor Delgado said that construction on a new bar drove them from their location in front of a

Review: Thanks to a larger-than-life taquero, Tacos 1986 is having its moment

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 7, 2019

At street stands that sell Tijuana-style tacos de adobada, the eye-catching centerpiece is usually a trompo — a vertical rotisserie stacked with marinated pork. In the case of 2-month-old Tacos 1986, the object of attention is the person manning the

wrapped in a thin sheet of paper. “Here you go, champ,” he says as he hands it off. The taco has vanished before you even pay for it. Alvarez-Tostado’s frontman charms are bringing quick and early fame to Tacos 1986, but don’t let his magnetism steer you

These Local Restaurants Are Taking Delivery and Take-Out Orders So We Can Self-Isolate Deliciously

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • March 17, 2020

ingredients, in addition to their main menu. How to order: ChowNow, Caviar, GrubHub, DoorDash, call: 310-452-6776 Tacos 1986: For now, both the DTLA and Westwood locations of Tacos 1986 are open, allowing customers to come in to order food to-go, and they’re

5 Annoying Things About Dining Out in L.A.

Andy Wang • Los Angeles Magazine • January 2, 2020

option? The mushrooms at Tacos 1986. They have the flavor and texture of mushrooms. Banana as a Luxury Item In the run-up to Thanksgiving, Clark Street Bread was hawking banana bread for a jaw-dropping $32 a loaf. All Day Baby recently opened with $13-an

Smorgasburg Reopens for 2020 with a Fresh Batch of Vendors

Brittany Martin • Los Angeles Magazine • January 8, 2020

Think back to January 2019. (We know, it seems ridiculously long ago.) When Smorgasburg launched for the season they debuted a handful of new vendors, including a little stand called Tacos 1986. That charismatic operation would go on to be one of

Where to Get Some of the Best Bagels in L.A. Right Now

Hailey Eber • Los Angeles Magazine • January 15, 2020

Game Over, with scrambled eggs, peppered bacon, and beer cheese. With so much happening on the sammies, a plain bagel (above) is the best vessel. Coming soon: Various collabs, including one with Tacos 1986. See @yeastieboysbagels on Instagram for weekly

Newsletter: A bucket list burger at Hawkins House of Burgers in Watts

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • October 26, 2019

Lucas Kwan Peterson travels to Tijuana with the guys from Tacos 1986. Is Slab Barbecue home to the best brisket in Los Angeles? Restaurant critic Bill Addison considers the smoked meats (and curiously short wait times) at the Beverly Grove restaurant

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Meet 3 women in the male-dominated world of tacos

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • February 20, 2020

borders. In Los Angeles, tacos have made culinary stars out of chefs and business owners such as Roy Choi of Kogi BBQ, Teddy Vasquez of Teddy’s Red Tacos and Jorge Alvarez-Tostado of Tacos 1986. Tacos have the power to collapse cultural barriers, launch