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Highlights from the Rogue 99 ~ Tacos Leo

10:18 AM PDT on July 17, 2018

    [dropcap size=big]S[/dropcap]howmanship can take you to a certain point in the L.A. food world, but the victuals have to be excellent to keep us coming back. Tacos Leo has the former covered, with its huge trompo (that’s a vertical spit) spinning around outside the truck, topped with a pineapple and manned, always, by someone who attacks the meat and the fruit with artistry. That al pastor is nearly perfect on its own, but feel free to go nuts at the salsa bar, where the plethora of colorful options might overwhelm you on your first visit. (Stick to one salsa, a bit of cilantro and onions, and a lime and a couple radish slices.) There’s a wide menu of other options, too: other animal parts, and quesadillas, mulitas, burritos and other preparations. Tacos Leo currently sets up shop at four locations, but the Mid-City gas station truck is widely considered the one to be at.

    1515 S. La Brea Ave., Mid-City
    (323) 346-2001



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