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May 25, 2008 07:47 PM

Lookin for the best taco truck

I see 'em around...never had the guts to try, I am ready.

any suggestions? San Fernando Valley preferred, but I will go as far as LA if the accolades point that way.



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  1. In the San Fernando Valley, Tacos La Fonda is a truck that parks at nights at the car wash at the corner of Vineland and Vanowen. All tortillas are handmade, the salsas are great, and the meats are usually excellent. I always go for the asada and, if it is available, the chorizo. The al pastor is quite goos, as well.

    1. Your best bet is to consult The Great Taco Hunt blog: You'll find everything you want there. It hasn't been updated since last year, but it's still very useful for most neighborhoods around town.

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      1. re: estone888

        I used to follow his blog actively but it wasn't updated for a while. Looks like the recent rumble in LA County Sups meetings has fired him up again. Even still, his blog is a great reference for sourcing great tacos...

      2. taco zone. get the suadero. on alvarado, in front of the Vons by Glendale Blvd.

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        1. re: blackbookali

          2nd, I'm partial to the carne asada. very healthy compared to other taco trucks IMHO

          1. re: blackbookali

            I "third" Taco Zone. North of Sunset Blvd (on Alvarado). I'd die without it... and wish they would jar and sell their red sauce.

          2. There is on at night on Barry and Santa Monica in West LA that is really good

            1. My favorite taco truck is located at the Southwest corner of La Brea and Olympic and operates Monday through Saturday starting around 7 PM.

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              1. re: Norm Man

                El Chato. This is my favorite, namely for their al pastor which is fantastic.