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Hadley Tomicki

One of L.A. TACO’s co-founders, Hadley Tomicki is a writer and editor on food, travel, and culture whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, UrbanDaddy, High Times, and many other places.

Weed Drinks and Zero-Proof Bar Menus: Here’s How to Stay Booze-Less This Dry January

From the best booze-free spirits to experiment with at home to L.A.’s best zero-proof bar menus, and even some cannabis-spiked treats for the Cali-sober, here’s everything you need to make it when you're off the sauce.

January 5, 2024

California’s Ban on Cruising Has Been Lifted, And Other New Laws L.A. Drivers Should Know

A crush of L.A. car clubs celebrated with a New Year's Day cruise along Whittier Boulevard in East L.A. yesterday, in which over 200 lowriders rallied over the reversal of anti-cruising laws enacted on the first day of 2024.

January 2, 2024

The 11 Best Tacos Along Metro’s B Line

Reminder: Metro will be offering free rides from 9 P.M. to 2 A.M. on both Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve! If you find yourself hungry, here's where to ride for FREE along the B Line to the best tacos, from North Hollywood to Olvera Street.

December 20, 2023

Where to Eat This Weekend: Historic Filipinotown’s Holiday Party, Tlayudas for L.A.’s Indigenous Communities, and Indian Sweets Gift Boxes

Plus, pork belly chicharrĂłn with mole pipian, grilled cheese sandos with chorizo, and new beer collaboration with a local pro skater. It's your city, here are the best pop-ups and parties to eat and drink at this weekend.

December 15, 2023

Sublime Unites With Bradley Nowell’s Son Jakob At DTLA’s Punk-Reggae Benefit For HR Of Bad Brains

The show was described as a “once-in-lifetime” set list with the son of Sublime’s iconic late frontman performing his father’s anthems with the band’s original members. It was a ska-punk night for the ages.

December 12, 2023

The 12 Best Tamales In Los Angeles Accessible By Metro

Car-free in Los Angeles but need to pick up a dozen or so tamales this holiday season? We got your back. From tender banana leaf-wrapped tamales to CDMX-style guajolotongos tamales stuffed with chilaquiles, go Metro to attain your masa fix.

December 12, 2023

Where To Eat This Weekend: Wagyu-Fried Rice, Matzoh Ball Pho, New Zealand Ice Cream, and Guisos En Pomona

Plus, cocktails inspired by The Grinch, a Holbox/Kinn dinner collaboration, vegan soul food, a place to shop for Christmas trees with booze and live music, and a Texas-inspired Jewish barbecue pop-up for Hanukkah.

December 8, 2023

Where To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Fresas Con Crema, El Ruso’s New Flour Tostadas, Heritage Fire, and Hotville’s Fried Chicken-and-Chorizo Paella

Plus, where to go for Jordanian shawarma, mezcal-cured steelhead trout tostadas, powerful hash crackers, a local viewing of KISS's farewell concert, and L.A.'s most opulent Sunday brunch.

November 30, 2023

L.A.’s 14 Best Old-School Pie Shops

From a Hawaiian-inspired chocolate haupia pie in Torrance to a tender gourmet cobbler in Pasadena and a traditional apple pie in Van Nuys in between, this is your ultimate guide to pies that have stood the test of time in L.A.

November 20, 2023

Where To Eat This Weekend: Sugar Plum THC Gummies, A New La Azteca Tortillería in East L.A., and Westwood’s Own 99 Ranch

L.A.'s best chile relleno burrito is opening a second location deeper in East Los Angeles! Plus, Turkish Tacos, a new Royal Lobster Roll shop, and a new bar co-founded by Woody Harrelson.

November 17, 2023