Located on a residential side street in Boyle Heights, El Momo is a tiny trailer hooked to a white van. It’s also home to a kind of carnitas you can’t get anywhere else in town - a combination of pork shoulder and crispy skin. The result is a savory and crunchy taco you’ll think about in the shower.
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Los Cinco Puntos
You cannot - and should not - miss out on the carnitas and chicharron tacos from Los Cinco Puntos in Boyle Heights.
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A modern space for excellent tacos on the Westside. Yes, you read that correctly - the Westside.
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