Ray Garcia opens a cocktail-oriented taqueria in downtown L.A.
514 W. 7th St., Los Angeles, (213) 622-3744, bstaqueria.com
Snacks, $2-$6; tacos, $7-$8 (clam-and-lardo tacos, $14); plates, $9-$14; desserts, $6-$7; plus-sized daily specials, $20-$49.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, dinner 5:30 to 11 p.m. nightly. Credit cards accepted. Full bar. Street parking.
“Rice and beans’’ bolsa, clam-and-lardo tacos, cauliflower
al pastor; nopales salad, pata verde, churros.
CAULIFLOWER al pastor is made with charred caulif lower bits (instead of pork) and pineapple, cippolinis and tortillas.
CLAM- and-lardo taco is an improbable specialty.