Photo by Justin Rude

To make his octopus taco, chef Victor Albisu first braises the meat in orange juice for two hours. Then it’s marinated, grilled and topped with a sauce made from roasted tomatoes, garlic and sesame seeds. It comes garnished with bacon bits, pickled onions and sesame sauce.

Taco Bamba, 2190 Pimmit Drive, Falls Church; 703-639-0505, tacobambarestaurant.com.

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