If you enjoy carnitas, you have to come to Taqueria Periban.
The Jefe here is so serious about their carnitas that they sell it only by the pound, or increments thereof. If you have a self-control, I suppose 1/2 pound will suffice, but really, do yourself a favor and get at least a pound. A full 2 pounds if you come dressed in a toga.
The menudo, more like a pancita, is weekend only, and also very good.
The tacos, either a surtido or a nana, are outstanding as well.
2129 Chico Ave
South El Monte