Guisados, as its name suggests, specializes in tacos made from rich, traditional stews. The chile verde was especially tasty.
Here’s the website: http://www.guisados.co/
Guisados is one of the participants in tonight’s event East LA Meets Napa, a fundraiser for AltaMed at Union Station. The event features Mexican restaurants from all over Los Angeles, as well as Latino-owned wineries.
Here’s the website: http://www.altamed.org/eastlameetsnapa
A guisado is a stew, and that’s what Guisados uses to make their unique tacos. There’s a range of delicious, well-known dishes made from pork, chicken, beef and veggies to choose from. The tacos are small but filling, served on heavy, hand-made tortillas, with a base of black bean salsa. My friend Leili and I tried several of the selections, and my favorite was the chicken tinga, a rich stew of chicken and interesting spices.
I haven’t been to the original Boyle Heights location, but the Sunset Boulevard spot was nicely busy on a Tuesday lunch time, with a cheerful mural-decorated outdoor patio.
The website doesn’t seem to be working at the moment, but maybe it will be back by the time you read this: http://www.guisados.com
A little jamaica added to the lemonade, a combination I’ve never seen before. I would have had it too, but the cantaloupe agua fresca was calling my name… At Guisados in Echo Park.