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Guerrilla Tacos in the Arts District Has Held Onto Its Street-Food Soul

Wes Avila traded in his legendary truck for a brick-and-mortar taqueria

Bite of the Week: Blistered Shishito and Bacon Quesadilla from Guerrilla Tacos

An up-close look at our editors' favorite bites from around the city
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Mexico’s Best Chef Instructor Urges Young Cooks to Train South of the Border

Chef Federico Lopez has a message—and some of L.A.’s young chefs have already answered the call

Alta California’s Best Chefs Are Bringing Their Unique Styles Back to Baja

Chefs Ray Garcia, Eduardo Ruiz, Carlos Salgado, and Wes Avila to participate in the Baja Culinary Fest this Saturday

Crafting a New California Cuisine

Chefs who are the children of immigrants are drawing from multiple cultures in their cooking

Join Wes Avila, Walter Manzke, and Carlos Salgado for the Ultimate Taco Tuesday Bash!

L.A.’s top taqueros team-up to celebrate the Los Angeles magazine Taco Issue, with a sneak preview of Petty Cash Arts District on August 11

Wes Avila: Why I Make Tacos

The influential Guerilla Tacos chef, tells how he went from fine dining cook to renegade taco pioneer, forging a new path for Mexican American cuisine

Uni Tacos, Mole Fries, and Boar Chilaquiles—This is Alta California

Mexican American food finds salvation in a new homegrown culinary genre
Food Events

4 Food Events You Shouldn’t Miss This Week

From a six-course taco dinner to pastry chefs running the kitchen, your weekend is set

Essential T: Foie Gras Tacos at Chef Wes Avila’s Guerrilla Tacos

Street food meets fine dining at the celebrated food truck