Sweet potato tacos with almond salsa from chef
Wes Avila’s first cookbook. Photo by DYLAN + JENI.
How is “a fat kid from Pico Rivera, turned DJ, turned teamster, turned fine-dining cook, turned DIY -food-truck chef” changing the taco game in LA? In October 2017, Evan Kleiman spoke with chef and taquero Wes Avila to learn about his career, recipes, and brick-and-mortar restaurant that recently opened in the Arts District after months of anticipation.