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Video: How El Machete Makes Its Handcrafted Salsas and Hot Sauces ~ L.A. Taco Tastes

[dropcap size=big]W[/dropcap]e went to Hollywood on a Sunday morning to try El Machete, Oscar Ochoa's popular handcrafted hot sauces and salsas. El Machete is available every Sunday from 8 am to 1 pm at the market, but he is also a mainstay at pop-ups in Boyle Heights, East L.A., downtown L.A., Highland Park, and all over Los Angeles.

When we went to try the salsas, we had no idea the depth of El Machete's struggle to survive regulation. But after we tried them and saw all that goes into making them, we had to get the story behind it. It was a wild one. To read the amazing story on how it almost went away due to regulation go here: El Machete: How the Hottest New Handcrafted Hot Sauce Almost Went Away Due to Regulation

Watch our original Taco Tastes video below:

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