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So as our cherished hole-in-the-walls and deep ethnic communities including our long-vibrant Mexican community are hit hardest, I post this article with a heavy heart and below share links to each in my article doing delivery/take-out now so you can continue to support these irreplaceable cultural and edible treasures during this global crisis.
I cherish and am proud of our rich, deep Mexican heritage and population, praying blessings and provisions for them and their families now. I humbly offer a heartfelt (and heartbroken) “salud” to our Mexican sisters & brothers, who not only tirelessly bring us the range of one of the best cuisines in the world, but who have mastered EVERY cuisine of the world as they make up the majority of kitchens in thousands of our restaurants across the US. Tragically, these hardworking people are among those hit first and hardest in a crisis like this.
We love you, see you and are grateful for you.
PREAMBLE to My Article:
No one, least of all me, should dispute the greatness of La Taqueria. Since 1973, this James Beard-award-winning taqueria is not just the ultimate example of San Franciscos famed Mission-style burritos, but their carnitas rival the best anywhere, which Ive long preferred in taco form. Owner Miguel Jaras charming (and tireless) welcome makes it a national treasure. But lets be honest: its not the easiest stop for locals as lines snake around the shop and never let up.
But this is California, after all, so a superb taco lies around most bends. La Taqueria reigns (although thats debatable among burrito lovers who encamp around numerous SF Mission district legends, from El Faro to El Farolito or Pancho Villa), but excellent, authentic tacos abound across the Bay Area.
However, this is where it gets complicated: there are tacos… and there are tacos. Fish tacos vs. meat? Baja or Yucatecan-style? Birria or al pastor? Vegans are out at traditional Mexican spots where meat is standard and lard a crucial ingredient (enter vegetarian goodness at the original, plant-based Gracias Madre or Chismes jackfruit tacos). Oakland (especially Fruitvale) is rife with superb Mexican food. Redwood City, San Jose and other parts of the Peninsula like the rest of California hold the Mexican demographic to warrant plenty of credible taquerias. Even Wine Country has a few gems, whether downtown Sonomas authentic taquerias (El Molino Central is king, with beer-battered fish tacos and specials like lamb barbacoa) or Napas real deal Azteca Market in St. Helena. The Bay Areas endless taco trucks are worth a separate article. Then there are Korean (all hail Tacorea!), Filipino, Indian and other mashup iterations of the great Mexican taco.
So lets focus on big picture a few greatest hits across taco genres realizing we cant encompass the best of every style, but can agree on some ground rules. As were used to across California, handmade tortillas and housemade salsas only, thank you very much. These are mostly casual taquerias plus a couple more upscale Mexican restaurants that do right by the taco. I also chose places that generally nail more than one kind of taco: https://thebolditalic.com/the-best-tacos-in-san-francisco-that-arent-la-taqueria-bd29f5b36540.
**Remember, there is more risk of infection going to a grocery store than in getting delivery. These helpful articles cite CDC, FDA & more around restaurant delivery/takeout in the time of COVID-19 here; here; this handy one-sheet; and this helpful guide.**
WHERE TO ORDER from the Restaurants/Taquerias Featured in My Article During COVID19 Lockdown:
La Taqueria: tragically, not seeing any options yet for our great legend; God preserve Miguel Jara and team!
Padrecito: takeout, Caviar, DoorDash
Chuy’s Fiestas: Clover, UberEats
Nicks Crispy Tacos (The Taco Shop at Underdog’s): DoorDash, Caviar
Taqueria Cancún: sadly, not available
Taqueria Vallarta: UberEats, DoorDash
La Oaxaqueña: sadly, not available
Taqueria Sinaloa, Oakland: sadly, not available
La Guerreras Kitchen, Oakland: takeout/pick-up only; also support via gift cards