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All the Tacos and Taquerías Confirmed For TACO MADNESS 2024 Event on June 15th at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes!

We are officially a month away from our flagship taco event, which also raises funds for our street-level journalism. To this day, TACO MADNESS remains the best one-stop shop to try L.A.'s (and the country's, if we are being honest) heaviest-hitting taquerías in one extremely fun Michelada-fueled evening.

You all already have the details!

Saturday, June 15th, 6 PM until the wheels fall off, LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes 501 North Main Street Los Angeles, CA 90012.


But now, onto the moment everyone has been waiting for! The taquería lineup!

A taco covered in salsas, guacamole, and pickled onions from Villa's Tacos
A taco covered in salsas, guacamole, and pickled onions from Villa's Tacos. Photo by Memo Torres for L.A. TACO.

Villa's Tacos (2021, 2022, and 2024 Online TACO Madness winner) ~ Ranchera asada queso taco and papa (potato) queso taco chorizo and black bean on Kernel of Truth Organics nixtamalized blue corn tortillas pressed to order

Trio of evil cooks tacos. Photo via @evil_cooks/Instagram.
A trio of Evil cooks tacos. Photo via @evil_cooks/Instagram.

Evil Cooks (2023 Vegan TACO MADNESS Winner) ~ The green chorizo taco and The McSatan cheeseburger trompo on handmade nixtamalized heirloom Mexican corn tortilla

A suadero taco at Ditroit. Photo by Erwin Recinos for L.A. TACO.

Ditroit ~ Suadero with guacachile on a house-nixtamalized heirloom Mexican corn handmade corn tortilla

Tacos La Carreta. Photo by Memo Torres for L.A.TACO.

Tacos La Carreta (2023 TACO MADNESS "BEST IN SHOW" Winner) ~ Torito Taco: mesquite top sirloin asada, flour tortilla with melted Monterrey Jack cheese, Anaheim roasted chile, minced cabbage, red onion, and salsa de guacamole and Sinaloa-style tomato salsa on a flour tortilla (available veggie- style)

Tacos Don Cuco. Photo from the L.A. TACO archives.

Tacos Don Cuco ~ Asada adobada, pollo adobado, cilantro, cebolla, Tijuana-style guacamole, salsa de molcajete

Juarez-style burritos.
Juárez-style burritos at Los De Juarez Burritos. Photo by Javier Cabral for L.A. TACO.

Los De Juárez Burritos ~ burrito de deshebrada on a handmade hybrid (lard and butter) flour tortilla

Taco Gobernador de Simon L.A.
Taco Gobernador from Simón L.A.. Photo via @simonfoodLA/Instagram.

Simon L.A. ~ Taco gobernador (shrimp) with crispy cheese and pickled onions on a buttered flour tortilla

Carnitas El Artista. Photo by Memo Torres for L.A. TACO.
Carnitas El Artista. Photo by Memo Torres for L.A. TACO.

Carnitas El Artista ~ Carnitas Michoacánas, chopped cilantro, diced red onion, Artista salsa, picked red onion with habanero

Macheen tacos
Jonathan Perez of Macheen in action. Photo via their Instagram account.

Macheen ~ Steak Banh Mi Taco with pate, pickeled vegetables, Mexican ponzu, marinated steak on a handmade flour tortilla.

Photo via Angel's Tijuana Tacos/Instagram

Angel's Tijuana Tacos ~ Trompo al pastor taco with handmade tortillas, onion, cilantro, salsa de molcajete, and guacamole

bulgogi taco
Bulgogi taco from Tacos y Que. Photo by Memo Torres for L.A. TACO.

Tacos y Que ~ The Bulgogi Taco with marinated Korean-style bulgogi beef, golden brown cheese, and their signature slaw on a custom-made Sonoran flour tortilla.

The Basket Taco Co.
The Basket Taco Co.

Basket Tacos ~ Chicharrón with minced cabbage, crema, and salsa de jalapeño, lobster mash with minced chipotle aioli, and cotija, and Fettuccine Alfredo topped with Alfredo sauce, parmesan, parsley.

Photo via @sandiablochurros/Instagram.

San Diablo Artisan Churros ~ Handmade stuffed churros

Photo via @BoomtownBrewery/Instagram.

Boomtown Brewery's Bad Hombre Mexican Lager and a select hazy IPA will be poured all night.

Photo via I Love Michelada.
Photo via @ILoveMicheladas/Instagram.

I Love Micheladas will also be there for all your michelada needs!

Photo via Trujillo.Tequila/Instagram.

Tequila cocktails featuring Trujillo Tequila will also be poured all night

Lastly, a very special collaboration between L.A. TACO and Vin de California will also be poured!

We will see you all then!

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