Tag: four stars

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 […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | April 16, 2021

#540-542: Return to Taco Heads

I recently revisited Taco Heads for the first time since the start of my taco quest. The paper was better than I remember but the vegetable offering wasn’t terribly appealing.

Modern/Fusion | April 14, 2021

#535: BBQ Ranch Pork from Velvet Taco

Earlier in the pandemic, I grabbed this taco from Velvet Taco with my friend Trista before a mini road trip. Not too shabby but nothing to write home about.