Then our tacos came out. Going clockwise from the top taco was carne asada (Mexican grilled meat), the al pastor (shepherd style usually pork), and the "good enough to make you cry" cabeza (beef cheeks). These were a bit on the small side, even for $1.29, but were packed with meat. So we easily split the meat with the second tortilla and made another taco.
So how good were they? Well, none of us cried after tasting the tacos. But lil' sis's eyes did widen in pleasant surprise. The carne asada was good but not spectacular. The al pastor was merely OK. But the cabeza, now my only experience with cabeza was at Carnitos Michoacan and their cabeza tacos tasted a bit fatty to me. This cabeza taco was so tender and moist. Truly spectacular. The tacos definitely redeemed the lunch. Other Mexican restaurants: Carnitas Michoacan - Los Angeles (Lincoln Heights) Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen - Orange King Taco Restaurants #11 - El Monte (Garvey Ave.) Los Cinco Puntos - Los Angeles Old Town Mexican Cafe and Cantina - San Diego Senor Fish - Alhambra Tacos Baja Ensenada - (East) Los Angeles Taqueria Chihuahua 12034 Venice Blvd. Los Angles, CA 90066 310-313-2350 Monday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. ***** 1 year ago today, I reminisced about the beginning of my culinary wanderings with fessenjan (Persian walnut pomegranate glazed Cornish game hens) and dill rice, and waxed poetic about the gloaming.