Guerrilla Tacos

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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 L.A? 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.

Sweet potato tacos with almond salsa from chef Wes Avila’s first cookbook. Photo credit: DYLAN + JENI.