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Highlights from the Rogue 99 ~ Guerrilla Tacos

Guerrilla Tacos. Photo by Wes Avila

[dropcap size=big]I[/dropcap]f L.A. is a taco city, then Wes Avila is the mayor, a fine-dining chef turned taquero who has liberated this street food tradition beyond the city limits with Mexican-American guisados (stews) inspired by our local farmers’ markets and food purveyors. At his ambulant Alta California (modern Mexican-American) institution, Guerrilla Tacos, Santa Barbara spot prawns, sweet potatoes and wild boar are among the hundreds of fillings available, topped with brilliant salsas, toasted nuts, micro greens and even fried eggs. There’s always a Baja-inspired tostada or ceviche on the menu and quesadillas come filled with shaved black truffles and Oaxacan cheese. Here, fine dining comes not a white tablecloth, but on a corn tortilla.
Multiple locations
http://www.guerrillatacos.com/

READ THE ENTIRE ROGUE 99 LIST HERE.

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