Review: El Burrito Near Disneyland

It’s been far too long since I’ve done a review on  Fortunately, I was heading to VidCon a couple weeks ago at the Anaheim Convention Center and drove past ...


Thrillist Dallas Selects 5 Best Gas Station Tacos

Thrillist Dallas Selects 5 Best Gas Station Tacos The Thrillist website shared their quick reviews on the top 5 gas station taco places in Dallas.  They even included a photo ...


Review: Tacos El Grullense E&E #3

I am thankful for Yelp.  Not because of the reviews, most are worthless. Instead, I find it a great resource for simply searching “gas station taco” and seeing what results ...

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Review: Arsenio’s

Last Thanksgiving weekend we decided to take a family trip to Northern ...

Review: Norma’s Tacos

When I lived in Dallas, I avoided the former gas stations or ...

Review: Leo & Churro Taqueria

There it was on the menu tempting me to order it: 25 tacos ...

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Review: Shell Station on Huntington Drive (El Sereno)

Commuting in Los Angeles is an art.  The fine art of traffic jam avoidance.  Even with in-vehicle navigation and the Internet, one still finds the best advice comes from word-of-mouth from those you know and, in this case, from people you work with every day. One evening I followed a co-worker who wanted to show […]

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Review: Jilberto’s Taco Shop

After a day of LEGOLAND, it was time to do some exploring in San Diego as a family.  We spent the morning checking out the shoreline and buying our boys their first skateboard.  For lunch, we headed northeast to Stone Brewery.  On the way there we passed an ARCO station with “TACO SHOP” signage. A […]

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What’s Your Food Truck Name

With the popularity of Food Trucks taking over just about every major city, try this to find out the name of your imaginary food truck business.

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Review: Pancho Villa’s

I’m fairly certain I may be the only person ever to order a goat and vegetarian taco in a single order.  Sure, I cannot be certain of this fact; however, the sheer juxtaposition of the two tacos alone was an interesting jolt for my taste buds and stomach. Coming back from a long weekend in […]

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Review: Tacos La Estrella

Finding a gas station taqueria is not an easy challenge in Los Angeles. When I was in Texas it seemed I’d find a gas station selling tacos about 1 out of every 15 stations, but here in my new (or is it old since I was born and raised here) city I’m finding the ratio […]

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Review: Taco Express

There are some reviews you can’t wait to write.  Then there are reviews where you wish you had skipped the place returning to wondering every time you pass by if it is any good. Potential is far better than disappointment. Sadly my first gas station taco in Los Angeles was a disappointment causing me to […]

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Review: Tacos La Fonda

So this La Fonda isn’t “THE best thing that has ever happened to me.” It is however the best of three Southern California gas station taco places I’ve been to. I’m behind two reviews so expect those to come soon. I must possess gas station taco radar as I found Tacos La Fonda by accident after […]

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Review: Taqueria El Infiernito

Not every gas station taqueria is inside the mini mart. Sometimes the taqueria sits next to the gas station and in this case they do not share buildings, they share cement steps.  If I can get some gas and order some tacos while the tank is refueling, then it’s a gas station taco stand to […]

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Taco Tour: Birreria Aguinaga

Taco Tour: Birrieria Aguinaga and La Nueva

I keep missing Jose Ralat-Maldonado’s famous Taco Tours. Fortunately, I had some time this month to join the group for a couple stops on Northwest Highway. It was an opportunity for me to hit some great authentic tacos that are NOT located a few feet from a fuel pump. Perhaps one day I’ll work out a […]

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Review: Tacos Caseros “La Sabroza”

The bright yellow awning and bold orange all-caps lettering on a Phillips gas station along Northwest Highway had caught my attention a couple times, but each visit led to an out-of-business taqueria with the station attendent saying it will reopen soon. Finally a new banner appeared draped under the windows and awning.  Tacos Caseros “La […]

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