Los Agaves is now taking special orders for their holiday tamales, a once-a-year occasion, just in time to serve at holiday celebrations. This year, Los Agaves is offering traditional favorites of chicken, pork, and rajas plus a sweet variety of strawberry, guava and pineapple. The last day to place orders is Tuesday, December 20, 2016. Tamales are a Christmas Eve custom in Mexico celebrated with family gatherings, preparing the labor-intensive dish at a Tamalada. Orders are available by the half dozen ($26), dozen ($52) or a la carte ($4.50). To place an order, please call Milpas: (805) 564-2626, De La Vina: (805) 682-2600, Goleta: (805) 968-4000, or Westlake Village: (818) 874-0779.