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Need Great Taco's For Baby Naming

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vanillajen Feb 27, 2007 04:35 PM

I am having my baby naming in the Palisades at a friend's home and need a great mexican caterer. I wouuld really like a "Tortilla Lady / Man" making fresh tortillas and someone preparing fresh fillings. Any leads??? I would aldo do a great taco truck. Our original idea was the In & Out truck but it is booked........would also do hot dogs......looking for something fun, casual and different...HELP!!!!!

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  1. yummyinmytummy RE: vanillajen Feb 27, 2007 04:57 PM

    Call Eduardos on Westwood Blvd. They come set up the whole buffett, like $15 a person, huge amount of great food...the next day they come pick up their dishes.

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      vanillajen RE: yummyinmytummy Feb 27, 2007 05:04 PM

      do they make fresh tortillas on the spot???

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        yummyinmytummy RE: vanillajen Mar 1, 2007 03:19 PM

        They don't...but the food is great and very fresh, best salsas!!

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      FKA Andrew RE: vanillajen Feb 27, 2007 05:03 PM

      A friend of mine had a fundraiser in Long Beach and used Tacos Soto (714-826-1903). He said that the price was very reasonable. The tacos (chicken, beef, and pork) tasted great and were a big hit. There were two women making the tacos and they kept the tacos coming at a quick pace for some big eaters.

      1. tony michaels RE: vanillajen Feb 27, 2007 05:07 PM

        From the title of your post I was imagining your having little baby Barbacoa after the naming was done.

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          writergirl RE: tony michaels Feb 27, 2007 06:16 PM

          Carnitas would make a lovely girl's name! Seriously, is a baby-naming a secular christening? As for tacos, Mrs. Garcia's in Culver City caters. It's not the most authentic, but it's very tasty, and when they catered some work functions they were very efficient and friendly. There was more than enough food and it was hot and fresh.

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            Quesera RE: writergirl Mar 1, 2007 06:33 PM

            Ususally a Jewish ceremony, when you give the baby a Hebrew name. So Tacos and Torah should be an interesting combination!

        2. cristina RE: vanillajen Feb 28, 2007 02:59 PM

          Birria is also a lovely name. LOL...

          What you're after is called a *taquiza*.

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