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L.A. Weekly's Tacolandia 2016 Is Taco Heaven on Earth


Behind the scenes at Amor Y TacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosGalaxy Taco’s pork tacoBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTaco de hamburguesa at Cassell’sBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTorching the salmon at Pour Vida Latin FlavorBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosIn line for tacos near a giant rooster.Behind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Taqueria Vista Hermosa al pastorBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPour Vida Latin Flavor’s baby street cornBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosCielito Lindo’s taquitosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPhoto booth momentBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosChicharrón taco from Dia de Los PuercosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPouring the Dry SparklingBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosCooling off with bars from The Mom and Pop ShopBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPreparing the Discada at The BriksBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Brik’s Discada tacoBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosMaking the La Calaca fish tacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPupusas from Paty and FabyBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosCooking the taco ingredients at CitiesBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosMaking the Don Ramen tacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosWestside Taco Company’s handmade tortillas on the grillBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTodo Verde’s Amorcito Agua FrescaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosBroken Spanish’s Ray Garcia grabbing a quick taco before the gates open.Behind the scenes at Amor Y TacosSome Canel’s for after your tacos.Behind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Westside Taco Company tacoBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPez Cantina yellowtail ceviche tostadaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTostada prep at Pez CantinaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosWorth the waitBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosHerdez Salsa table decorationsBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosHerdez Salsa table decorationsBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosSamples at the milk boothBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe wide viewBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosOrder window at Dos ChinosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosSelfieBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPour Vida Latin Flavor’s torched salmon on a squid ink tortillaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosRockin the taco shoulder bagBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosRockin the taco shoulder bagBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosRockin the taco shoulder bagBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTaqueria Vista HermosaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTaqueria Vista HermosaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosMaking tortillasBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosKokopelliBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosGalaxy Taco’s shrimp tostadaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTaco approvalBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTaking a churro break at All Flavor No GreaseBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosEl CoraloenseBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosMaking the fish tacos at El CoraloenseBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosDon Chepe MicheladasBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosWhite Boy Taco’s Foghorn-Leghorn tacoBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Mariscos Jalisco taco truckBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe taco hand-offBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosGuerrilla Taco’s Half Moon Scallop TostadaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe El Momo crewBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosJimenez tomatillos on the grill at Cassell’sBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosMariscos Jalisco’s Raul OrtegaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosMariscos Jalisco’s Raul OrtegaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosOn the inside looking outBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosOn the inside looking outBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosEnjoying a cerveza Mexicana auténticaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosSomething from Mr. ChurroBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosSomething from Mr. ChurroBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosRBTA x Monkey Bar’s Japanese braised pork belly with uzu salsa verdeBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Sticky Medz boothBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosChicharronesBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosChicharronesBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosChicharronesBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosHands full of JarritosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosA handful of tacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosA handful of tacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosLa TostaderiaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosLa TostaderiaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosLa TostaderiaBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosRocio’s tacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosRocio’s tacosBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosPeering out of the El Shuko truckBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Don Chepe Michelada crewBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Amor Y Tacos familyBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe Amor Y Tacos familyBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosWinding down at SlapfishBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe wide viewBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTabasco for everyoneBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosTabasco for everyoneBehind the scenes at Amor Y TacosThe party’s overBehind the scenes at Amor Y Tacos

On Saturday, June 11, Tacolandia rolled through L.A. for its fourth time, bringing with it tacos from 140 vendors from Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Baja California. It was the most taco samples ever offered at this event. This tacopalooza, held at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, was curated by Mexican food expert and tacorazzo Bill Esparza,