I recently caught up with Devin Gonzalez – owner of Tacos El Precioso – at his regular Tuesday pop up at Eli’s Mile High Club, a bar / music venue on Martin Luther King Blvd in Oakland, CA. I know what you’re thinking…tacos on a Tuesday?! What can I say? I like to live…

Taquero Gerardo Avila has big plans. Having worked in some well-known restaurants in and around Oakland, Avila has cultivated and sharpened his skills in the kitchen and has decided to step out and create for himself. Tacos y Chelas has quickly become a welcomed sight at his regular pop-ups in downtown Oakland. As the name would suggest,…

Cowbell Taqueria is located in a strip mall off of Industrial Parkway and Whipple Rd in Union City. This clean, modern taqueria’s fresh ingredients and flavorful fillings delight customers. First impressions, when I walked in,  I noticed how clean it is. I chose to take this as a good sign. In the restaurant, there were…

Elvia’s Sazon serves up Tacos with a side of love   As I am a writer for a taco focused blog, you would probably guess that I have seen my fair share of tacos. I’ve seen tacos overloaded with fillings, dripping with cheese. Then there are the tacos with unique fillings like mac and cheese…

On this taco trip I got a chance to visit El Mezcal Taqueria in San Lorenzo, California. I first noticed this taco spot while driving down Hesperian Blvd on my way to Kennedy Park. Driving by, the first thing that stood out to me was the sign outside for their 99 cent Taco Tuesday promotion.…

1. Tacos Sinaloa (Carnitas) 2138 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94606 One of the most popular taco destinations in Oakland for good reason. The 2 orange trucks that bookend the parking lot on 23rd Ave and International Blvd welcome all in need of a taco fix. Tacos Sinaloa’s carnitas taco tops the list this month. Crispy,…