The James Beard Taco

Before spending a weekend in LA, I did a little research on Chowhound for places to eat near my friend’s home in Los Feliz. An old thread on “super-cheap” eats reminded me of Yuca’s, a taco stand that I had read won a James Beard Award a few years back. After showing up several times too late (it closes at 6 p.m.), we went in the morning and snacked on a cochinita pibil taco. The pork was juicy and tender in big shreds, and the stand seems proud of the product it’s putting out.

Yuca’s
2056 Hillhurst Avenue, Los Angeles, California
323-662-1214