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Trejo’s Tacos: Recipes and Stories from L.A.: A Cookbook

2020 Clarkson Potter

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Hollywood's baddest good guy shares 75 recipes that make Trejo's Tacos the Los Angeles go-to for award-winning tacos, donuts, and more.

Long before he was a Hollywood star, Danny Trejo used to joke with his mom that they should open a restaurant. A few arrests, a couple boxing championships, and more than 300 movies later, Hollywood's favorite bad guy did just that with Trejo's Tacos. His unexpected journey from ex-con to actor to Narcotics Anonymous/Alcoholics Anonymous counselor to successful restaurateur is a true rags-to-riches story.

Now, in Trejo's Tacos, Trejo not only shares 75 recipes for cantina favorites like succulent carnitas, vegan cauliflower tacos, and pillowy-sweet cinnamon-sugar lowrider donuts, but offers insights into his life and pays respect to his hometown, his roots, and all of the colorful characters who helped him along the way, creating a delicious tribute to L.A. and the city's vibrant Latino culture.

Tagged: restaurants, mexican, american regional, individual chef

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