For the Love of Tacos… – LAwonders

For the Love of Tacos… by LAwonders 1/14/14 Amor Y Tacos is the brand new venture from Chef Thomas Ortega of Ortega 120 in Redondo Beach which has garnered much success since its opening. Thomas Ortega returns to his childhood city with his brazen approach to traditional Mexican food and[…]

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Chef Thomas Ortega: Healthy Holiday Tamales – Good Day L.A. (TV)

Chef Thomas Ortega: Healthy Holiday Tamales By: Michelle Pulfrey, Good Day LA Producer, Writer – Good Day L.A. (FOX TV) 12/24/13 For many families, tamales are a holiday tradition. Chef Thomas Ortega was here from his new restaurant, Amor Y Tacos with secrets to making excellent tamales. The tamale-making process[…]

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Nacho Average Nachos – Tasting Table – Garrett Snyder

Nacho Average Nachos Amor y Tacos Cantina gets playful with Mexican-American bar food by Garrett Snyder – Tasting Table 12/4/13 Oaxacan molé tater tots. Doritos chilaquiles. Mexican Coke-glazed pork belly. At Amor y Tacos, chef Thoma Ortega isn’t restrained by tradition. Located in suburban strip mall near Cerritos, an area[…]

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Top Lists: Spiced Cocktails in LA – Marpop

Puro Sangre – Amor Y Tacos by marpop 12/3/13 Ortega 120 chef Tommy Ortega’s new Mex spot in Cerritos is where you can get a hit of Puro Sangre, a smoky and spicy concoction of chamoy (savory sauce made from pickled fruit), Monte Alban mezcal, fresh limeade, muddled orange and[…]

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Easy Reader News – A La Carte – Richard Foss

A La Carte: And Miscellaneous News… by Richard Foss – Easy Reader News Thomas Ortega of Ortega 120 will be opening a new gourmet taqueria in Cerritos, which is a long haul for South Bay locals, so he is cooking some of those menu items in his Redondo restaurant. Want[…]

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