See How Midtown's Los Tacos No. 1 Makes Their Famous 200lb Meat Trompo

Los Tacos No. 1 is a local Mexican food favorite, catering to residents and tourists all around New York City. In this recent video from our friends at Munchies, take a peek at how they make their famous 200lb meat trompo.

Welcome to Open Fire, where we explore the various ways different cultures cook over live fire. Our host Cara Nicoletti, a fourth-generation butcher, chef and author, learns the craft, practice, and philosophy of each dish and the stories of the people cooking them. In this episode, we learn how Los Tacos No. 1 in New York City builds its famous trompo with layers of adobo-marinated pork shoulder that’s then shaved off and stacked high on homemade tortillas for one of the city’s best tacos.

via Munchies

Matt Coneybeare

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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