L.A.'s Excellent Tacos

Today is National Taco Day! And obviously L.A. has the best in the country. Here are some of our favorites, and one that's made with peanut butter -- is that the most unusual taco filling around, or have you had weirder?

Peanut butter carnitas taco at Flying Pig Cafe. Image by Flickr user KayOne73, used under a Creative Commons License.

Tinga de Pollo, Mole Poblano, Calabacitas, Hongos, Chicharron at Guisados. Image by KCET. Watch the Free Lunch episode these tacos were featured in!

Grilled Chicken & Skirt Steak Tacos at Komodo. Image by KCET, featured in our Komodo Free Lunch episode

Taco De Buche at Carnitas Hermanos Ramirez. Image by Flickr user The Masa AssAssin, used under a Creative Commons License.

Carnitas taco at La Estrella. Image by Flickr user y6y6y6, used under a Creative Commons License.

Titos Tacos. Image by Flickr user kimncris, used under a Creative Commons License.

Babylon tacos from Global Soul Food Truck. Image by Flickr user Muy Yum, used under a Creative Commons License.

Street tacos. Image by Flickr user danielmorgan, used under a Creative Commons License.

Carne asada, pastor and buche tacos at King Taco. Image by Flickr user josewolff, used under a Creative Commons License.

Carne asada taco at Cactus Taqueria. Image by Flickr user Ron Dollete, used under a Creative Commons License.

Add your taco pictures to our gallery! Upload them to the KCET Food Flickr group.

Reporting by Yoli Martinez

More tacos:
Midnight Snack: Cactus Taco with Ron Babcock
Guisados: Taco Sampler and Arnoldo Palmero


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About the Author

Katherine's role as the Living editor at KCET.org keeps her running from farms to markets to restaurants to pop-up swaps all over SoCal. She's been living in and writing about this area for over a decade.
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