Best Flight of Tacos - 2011
Guisados' Taco Sampler
If you are the type of person who looks at a menu and hems and haws and parses and analyzes and reconsiders, please, for the sake of the friends who must witness this agonizing display of indecision and self-doubt, let Guisados save you the trouble. The Boyle Heights eatery, famed for the braised and stewed stuffings that fill its tacos, offers the Taco Sampler, six minitacos that are handpicked for you — thankfully — from almost a dozen menu options. The tacos arrive plated like blooming buds in the ultimate edible garden, and the server explains the choices that were made for you. Possibly, a minitaco filled with beef steeped in salsa roja, or shredded chicken stewed in a chipotle-spiked sauce (tinga de pollo), or squash topped with cheese and corn (calabacitas). Or not. The choice wasn't yours. Which is exactly what you wanted. Right? 2100 E. Cesar Chavez Blvd., Boyle Heights. (323) 264-7201, guisados.co.