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L.A. Taco Guides

Five Street Vendors By L.A. Metro Stations That Feed Their Public Transit Community

Where to find L.A.'s best street food vendors cooking for their community in transit, from the realest pad thai in the city to Puebla-style picaditas in Boyle Heights. All accessible by L.A. Metro.

The 5 Best Tacos in Compton

Driving down Compton's Atlantic Boulevard can be hypnotizing, with its abundance of trucks cooking gems like a taco de labio, requeson-filled tacos dorados, and famous birria de chivo.

Tacos Before Vatos: 13 Tacos In L.A. That Will Make You Forget About Him

For L.A. TACO, love is always in the air, and it smells like charcoal burning on a sunny day, carnita asada, tortillas hot off the comal, vibrant salsas, caramelized onions, and thick guacamole. Forget him, and spend time with things that matter in life: tacos, forever. 

February 13, 2024

The 8 Best Tacos Along Metro’s 18 Bus Route, From East L.A. To KTown

Connecting East L.A. to the rest of Los Angeles, Metro's 18 bus is a legendary mainline to spectacular tacos, including curbside tacos de canasta, famous Baja fish tacos, insane tlayudas, and the most taco-y plate of vegan barbacoa pasta you've ever seen.

February 1, 2024

The Eight Best Burritos in the San Gabriel Valley

A juicy birria burrito, a slow-cooked carnitas burrito, and even a satisfying surf-n-turf shrimp-asada burrito for those who want it all, here are our favorite flour tortilla-wrapped masterpieces in the big bad S.G.V.

January 30, 2024

The Five Best Tacos in Echo Park

Flor de calabaza quesadillas, tacos gringos, and Warren Zevon's favorite burritos can all be found in this historic, ever-shifting neighborhood that is too often and mistakenly referred to as 'the Eastside' or 'East Los Angeles' by transplants.

January 23, 2024

Six Soups To Seek Out When You’re Sick In L.A.

From in Southeast L.A. to tom yum descended from local Thai food royalty, here's your prescription for soul-satisfying broths, soups, and stews throughout L.A.

January 10, 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

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

The Eight Best Tacos On Metro’s 207 Line, For Pastrami Burritos and Mole Negro On Western Ave.

You’ll discover an epic taco crawl along this epic bus route, a passage to pastrami burritos, beautifully battered fish tacos, Oaxacan cecina and mole negro, and the city's most widely discussed pescado zarandeado.

November 28, 2023