Introduced in the United States in the 1930s at the El Cholo Spanish Café in Los Angeles, the burrito is celebrated on the first Thursday of April, at restaurants throughout LA.
The Taco Stand will offer eight burritos off its menu, including the classic California burrito, filled with flame-grilled Angus steak, cheese, fries, guacamole, tomato, salsa and sour cream and the al pastor burrito, made with rotisserie marinated pork, cilantro, onions, cilantro sauce and pineapple. Four locations: downtown, North Park, La Jolla and Encinitas. letstaco.com
Breakfast Republic’s California Breakfast Burrito is a hearty mix of skirt steak, eggs, pico de gallo-infused guacamole, potatoes, bacon, cheddar cheese and sour cream, served with black beans, Mexican rice and salsa.
Breakfast Republic has seven locations: North Park, Liberty Station, Encinitas, East Village, Ocean Beach, Pacific Beach and The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch in Carmel Valley. breakfastrepublic.com