Chile colorado, frijoles, and handmade tortillas are sheer heaven at Tortilleria La Talpense, says WildSwede. “The Chile Colorado has a nice heat to it and the thick brick-red sauce is so flavorful and deep. Just wonderful.” WildSwede also recommends the chile verde, which is a bit less spicy, and the carnitas.

The place is owned by a sweet lady named Lupe; she’s been there for 16 years and is from Jalisco. She’s won nine local menudo competitions. Menudo, birria, and pozole are only available on the weekends. Cash only.

Tortilleria La Talpense [San Fernando Valley – East]
715 N. Maclay Avenue, San Fernando

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