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Ten Palestinian-Owned Restaurants to Support in L.A. and O.C.

Supporting our local Palestinian restaurants not only allows you to experience excellent cooking and recipes from a culture and people who have been making these dishes for generations, but it also helps to broaden our worldviews on a culture some forces seek to bury and erase. 

May 2, 2024

Where To Eat This Weekend: Bulgogi Pupusas, Hemp Seed Guacamole, ‘Sticky Rice Sticks,’ and Korean Street Food In Venice

Plus an Roman chef veteran in a Hollywood apartment, chocolate Cuba Libres, Uzbeki plov with lazer rice, and cochinita melts in a Silver Lake yard. Here are the best things to eat around Los Angeles (and San Juan Capistrano!) this weekend.

April 26, 2024

Five Comforting and Complex Ramen Styles to Try In Los Angeles

Within the vast culinary landscape of Los Angeles, there are endless styles, techniques, and regional varieties of ramen available to the hungry Angeleno, from traditional Hakata-style tonkotsu to a shiitake miso-based vegan ramen.

April 25, 2024

Juárez-Style Burritos Have Arrived in Southern California, And They are Already Selling Out In Less than An Hour

The month-old strip mall taquería in Anaheim make all their flour tortillas from scratch using both lard and butter, resulting in an extremely tender vehicle for their juicy guisados like carne en su jugo, carne deshebrada, chile colorado, chile relleno, and chicharrón. Every tortilla is cooked to order, too.

April 23, 2024

What To Eat In L.A. This Weekend: Mexican-Style Pastrami, ‘Trashburgers,’ and Flamin’ Jim Morrisons

Plus, a new shawarma spot in Tarzana and the country's first wine festival dedicated solely to orange "skin contact" wine happening in Hollywood.

April 19, 2024

The 11 Best Backyard Restaurants in Los Angeles

Despite many requests to publish this guide, L.A. TACO has been somewhat protective of these gems to not "burn out the spots." However, we wanted to share it with our small, loyal pool of paid members, as we appreciate your support (and know you to be okay, non-NARCs). Please enjoy responsibly and keep these 'hood secrets...secrets.

April 18, 2024

We Are Almost At Our Goal! Become a Member of L.A. TACO Now!

Memberships start at $5.95 and help us stay alive in this wild new journalism landscape. For the price of a few tacos a month, you can help keep L.A.'s only taco, news, and culture site stay spinning and churning out features about the real Los Angeles. We are 60% to our goal!

February 29, 2024

Support L.A. TACO and Make Sure Our Street-Level Journalism Doesn’t Disappear

If just 100 people reading this email join our membership program, we can ensure the independence and vitality of L.A. TACO’s newsroom.

February 13, 2024

Holiday Sale: L.A. TACO Memberships Are Now 30% Off Until End of 2023

The reason why L.A. TACO is able to report on issues that other corporate-owned publications and newspapers don't dare to touch is because we are independently owned and supported by our members. And for about the same price of a nice plate of tacos a month, you can make sure that our inclusive street-level journalism revolution is here to stay. If you've enjoyed any of our stories this year, please consider joining our movement.

December 15, 2023