Tag: four stars

Tex-Mex | February 25, 2022

#594: Brisket Tacos at Alma Smokehouse BBQ

Late last fall, I found myself in Alma, TX fortuitously crossing paths with my friend Niki, a long haul truck driver, their stopping point for the night being along my […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | November 12, 2021

#584-585: Pastor and Birria at Taco Libre

Just a stone’s throw from Santa Monica Pier, Taco Libre is a small shop Servín big flavor. The birria was ridiculously juicy and flavorful, somehow managing to retain the soupy […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | November 12, 2021

#583: Birria Tacos at Lanea in Santa Monica, CA

I’m back in the greater Los Angeles area for a little getaway, and after catching up on my posting backlog, I’m back making new log entries one bite at a […]

Modern/Fusion | November 12, 2021

#580-582: Back to Velvet Taco

When getting dinner with my ride or die crew, they tend to like Velvet Taco pretty good, so we ended up ordering in on our last hangout night. The chicken […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | November 12, 2021

#573-574: CRojo’s in Tyler, TX

East Texas is notoriously home to cryptozoology’s favorite beast: Bigfoot. But it is also home to the taco world’s own beast: Taco Breath. Mike “Taco Breath” Durbin is a veteran […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | November 10, 2021

#555-557: Bad Spanish Tacos at Turning Point Beer

Before relocating to Ohio, Billy from Bad Spanish Tacos had several pop ups in DFW showcasing his myriad of taco fillings and toppings. At this particular one, three of the […]

Modern/Fusion | November 10, 2021

#552-554: Lanea in Santa Monica

On my last trip to Los Angeles, one of the highlights was Lanea. I’m a sucker for wordplay with letter blocks and trendy decor, but on top of that they […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | September 23, 2021

#548: Birria from LA Auténtica Birria

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… it’s a truck — LA Auténtica Birria to be precise! This truck’s birria was highly recommended to my friend Jim of Krazydad fame, […]

Modern/Fusion | September 9, 2021

#545: Camarón from Taco Libre

Within a stone’s throw of Santas Monica Pier, Taco Libre is putting together some nice tacos. I tried the camarón and found it to be a little spicy, a little […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | September 8, 2021

#544: Pastor from Jose Fernandez’s Cart

Unimpressed with the tacos on Santa Monica Pier itself, I went with a little taco cart nearby for my second taco experience on the LA trip. The pastor tacos from […]