Learn How to Make Tacos al Pastor with Alex Stupak and Empellon

Empellon al Pastor is a modern Mexican taco restaurant in Alphabet City that seeks to serve food that "exemplify the greatness and indigenous ingenuity of Mexican cuisine."

In this video from Lucky Peach, learn how to make tacos al pastor with chef and owner Alex Stupak.

According to Alex Stupak—the taco chef in this video—the most flavorful filling is called “al pastor,” which is fashioned by grilling a chili-rubbed pork steak then slicing and serving it with a prescribed set of condiments in the traditional wrapper.

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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