Best hard tacos?
When I was a kid in Connecticut we had Tuesday taco nights . What my mom cooked was seasoned hamburger meat, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, and salsa from a jar. The taco shells were always hard and crumbly. I don't have much nostalgia for those dinners and until recently I hadn't had a hard taco in 15 years.
I had one a El Pollo Loco and it was delicious -- and started my carving. I just loved the combination of the crispy taco shell, warm chicken, and crunchy cold lettuce and tomatoes.
Next, I had Burrito King and that was awful. Over the weekend I had El Conquistador and that was lame. Where should I go for a really good hard taco?
Tito's is to far and I'm sure there are some places in Silver Lake, Hollywood, Glendale, Pasadena?
Henry's Tacos, favorite of Mary Kate & Ashley Olsen (twins)
11401 Moorpark St, North Hollywood, CA 91602
I love the tacos dorados (crispy tacos) at My Taco in Highland Park. You can get them filled with chicken, beef, or potato. I don't think they'll be anything like what your Connecticut mom made, but they are so, so good that I'm hoping it will not matter.
6300 York Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90042
Quite far from where you've mentioned, but my current hard taco love is the shredded chicken taco at Hermosa Beach Mexican Cuisine (most generic name ever but it's on Hermosa Ave in Hermosa Beach and has an anime character painted on its window). The shredded chicken taco is the only one that comes in the crispy shell and is lovingly made to order by the nicest people. All their food is sooo good.