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Best of L.A. Taco 2015

11:01 AM PST on December 30, 2015

    ANOTHER YEAR OF THE TACO LIFESTYLE STRAIGHT FROM THE STREETS OF LOS ANGELES. STREET FOOD, STREET ART, INTERESTING PEOPLE... THIS YEAR THE THEME SEEMED TO BE PHOTOGRAPHY AND PHOTOGRAPHERS-- WE PUBLISHED MORE ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHY THAN EVER, INTERVIEWED A BUNCH OF OUR FAVORITE PHOTOGRAPHERS, AND GENERALLY REVELED IN BEAUTIFUL IMAGES OF PEOPLE, PLACES, AND TACOS. WE ALSO GOT MULTI MEDIA WITH OUR FIRST VIDEO SERIES (TACO TRUCK CONFESSIONS). OVERALL IT WAS A PRETTY GOOD YEAR.

    THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO AGREED TO BE INTERVIEWED, OR SENT US PHOTOS, MADE ART FOR US, OR SUPPORTED US IN ANY WAY AT ALL.

    THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR CONTRIBUTORS WHO MADE THIS HAPPEN, ESPECIALLY ERWIN & DESILU.

    HUGEST THANKS OF ALL TO OUR LOYAL READERS, THE ONES THAT CHECK IN EVERY WEEK TO SEE WHAT WE HAVE GOING ON. THIS WAS THE 10th YEAR IN EXISTENCE FOR THIS BLOG AND TO CELEBRATE WE DID A COMPLETE REDESIGN, WHICH WE HOPE YOU LIKE AND APPRECIATE FOR ITS ABILITY TO BETTER SHOW OFF THE REASONS THAT MAKE LIVING IN LOS ANGELES SO AMAZING...

    HERE'S TO ANOTHER 10 YEARS IN L.A. WE'RE PLAYING THE LONG GAME NOW AND WE AREN'T GOING TO STOP CELEBRATING THE TACO LIFESTYLE...

    ~~ART~~
    There is a Massive Spider Hanging Under the 6th Street Bridge
    There is a Battleship in the L.A. River
    Saner's New Mural is at the Los Cerritos Mall
    Douglas Miles's Apache Taco Truck
    Recap: Meeting of Styles West Coast
    The Art of Abel Alejandre
    How Much is L.A. Street Art Worth at Auction?
    Patrick Martinez Installation for 3rd Sur: Biennial
    L.A. Street Art Tour: September 2015
    Atlas & Aloy
    Celebrating the WAI Crew's 23 Years
    Legends of L.A. Taco Art Series: Yuca's
    Massive New Mural by Etam Cru in DTLA

    ~~INTERVIEWS~~
    Interview with Coop
    Interview with Seven Davis Jr.
    Interview with Jasper Wong
    Interview with Allison "Hueman" Torneros
    Interview with Benjie Escobar
    Interview with Farley Elliot
    Interview with Ryan Gattis
    Interview with Valerie J Bower
    Interview with Baka
    D33J: My Favorite Taco
    Interview with Shizu Saldamando
    Interview with Dieter Ruehle
    Interview with Mike Giant
    Interview With Richard Castor
    Interview with Joseph Rodriguez
    Interview with The Koreatown Oddity
    Interview with Gangster Doodles
    Tommy Chong's Favorite Taco

    ~~PHOTOGRAPHY~~
    The Photography of Rick Rodney
    Sikhs of Los Angeles by Meet Frankie C.
    We Are L.A. ~ Lee, Larry, & Max
    The Photography of Hussein Katz
    Pow Wow Long Beach Instant Photos
    The MacArthur Park Project by Samuel Hernandez
    Patrick Martinez at Work by Hussein Katz
    Diary of a Photographer: Moving Taco Bell Numero Uno
    Mi Gente Mi Vida My Barrio: Joaquin Atl Guzman
    East Hollywood & Echo Park Story by Kwasi Boyd Bouldin
    The Photography of Meet Frankie C.
    The Photography of Gregory Bojorquez

    ~~TACOS~~
    Taco Madness 2015
    The Best Burritos in Los Angeles
    First Taste: Trois Familia
    The Offalo's Top 5 Tacos of Tacolandia
    The Best Mexican Sandwiches in Los Angeles
    East Side Taco Report: Las Molendras in Boyle Heights
    The Top 5 Carnitas in L.A.
    Here is Our Example of an Authentic Taco Emoji
    We Lost: The Taco Emoji is Here and it's Bullshit
    A Beginner's Guide to Offal Tacos

    ~~LOS ANGELES~~
    What You Need to Know About Gangs in Los Angeles
    What Happens to Mattresses on the Streets of L.A.?
    How Not to be an L.A. Asshole
    I Left My Heart in Boyle Heights
    RIP Teen Angel
    Celebrating Romana Acosta

    ~~PARTY PIX~~
    Deadbeat Club's Mentally Retired at Slow Culture
    Dia De Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever Cemetery
    Farewell to the 6th St. Bridge
    Noche De Ofrenda at Grand Park
    Bootleg Bart in DTLA
    Benjie Escobar and the Camera Creeps
    Designer Con 2015
    A Gross of Tacos, Or I Saw a World Class Gullet

    ~~TACO TRUCK CONFESSIONS~~
    Episode One
    Episode Two
    Episode Three

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