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TimeOut

The best fish tacos in Los Angeles

“Serving tacos for the modern Angeleno—that is to say, with organic, non-GMO, wild-caught ingredients. The beer-battered fish tacos here come buried under Caesar salad, croutons and queso manchego and just one would make for a decent lunch.”

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Chicas on Vice.com

VICE's Munchies

Helping a Chef Do Taco Research Might Kill You

“I joined the team behind LA’s Chicas Tacos on an R&D trip to Mexico and came close to a delicious death by food and booze.”

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TimeOut

The 100 best dishes and drinks in Los Angeles 2016: Entrées

“If you’ve ever ordered a salad when what you really wanted was tacos, Chicas’ fish taco gets you. For the oversized taco, they wrap a house-made tortilla around light, crispy beer-battered fish, and then toss three handfuls of Caesar salad on top. It’s the best of both worlds. A little morita salsa and manchego cheese finish off the well-rounded, handheld meal.”

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EATER LA

The 10 Hottest Taco Spots in Los Angeles Right Now

“This tiny Downtown taco stop boasts a menu created by chef Eddie Ruiz, and is as inventive as it is delicious. You’ll find everything from straightforward pork tacos to the fried fish option topped with a caesar salad, and all using organic and non-GMO ingredients.”

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Los Angeles Magazine

The Caesar Salad-Topped Fish Taco at Chica’s Makes a Surprising Amount of Sense

“The Caesar salad and the fried fish taco are two of the most iconic dishes from Baja California, and the new downtown taqueria, Chica’s Tacos is doubling down on the flavors of the other Cali in one great taco.”

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LA Weekly

Chicas Brings Regional Tacos to a DTLA Parking Lot

“Each taco is inspired by the Blanchard brothers’ travels to various regions of Mexico. The Baja fish taco, for example, has its genesis in their trips to Ensenada. The fish is beer-battered, fried and topped with Caesar salad, as an ode to the restaurant of the same name in Tijuana where the salad was invented.”

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Zagat

Downtown's Chicas Tacos, Now Open in a Parking Lot

“… everything’s elevated just a bit here. The spot touts the In-N-Out line of “fresh, never frozen,” and there’s an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients for things like the chicken taco with creamy feta, Baja-Med salsa and cilantro; beer-battered fish tacos with smoky morita salsa; and a veggie taco with cauliflower “chorizo,” marinated mushrooms, panela cheese and avocado sauce.”

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DTLA Rising

Downtown LA’s Cutest Taco Shack Opens on Olive Street

“What was once a no frills … shack … has been completely transformed into something visually spectacular that is now bright and colorful and adorned by an eye-catching neon sign set atop the diminutive 700 square foot restaurant.”

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EATER LA

A Cheery New Taco Shack Just Opened in Downtown Los Angeles

“There’s another taco player in Downtown as of yesterday, with vibrant newcomer Chicas Tacos emerging from the fray. The tiny shop takes over a standalone 700 square foot space that once housed Mama’s Asian Cuisine. With the recent growth spurt in the area … it was time for new blood, by way of steak, pork, and chicken tacos.”

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LA Canvas

Chicas Tacos: Downtown’s Newest Taco Spot

“If there is something LA will never have enough of, it’s a solid taco spot. Newly opened Chicas Tacos however, not only serves a variety of loaded (and we mean loaded to the point where there’s a flaco option) tacos but the Baja-style joint also brings a vacation element into our mouths.”

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