The Five Best Tacos In Santa Monica
Santa Monica may surprise you with its wealth of Mexican menus and tempting tacos, from Oaxacan-style tasajo tacos on house-nixtamalized handmade corn tortillas to albacore tacos with yuzu, here's how to find Mexcellence in West L.A.'s touristy seaside city.
The 13 Best Tacos Along L.A. Metro’s 33 Bus Line, From Santa Monica to Downtown
Is this the best bus line to hit all of LA’s classic tacos?
Spot Check! Corundas Michoacanas, Chapín Festival, and Bar CDMX in DTLA Now Open
A new bar below Seven Grand in Downtown L.A. has Spanish-language video games like Donkey Kong and mezcal palomas on draft, where to find garnachas just like in Guatemala, plus how to get free Beyoncè tickets with 'Lemonade' cupcakes, and more in this week's Spot Check!
This Mar Vista Mother and Son Are Fighting Gentrification With Their Own Blue Corn Nixtamal
The Diaz family is exactly who blue corn was meant to help out. For thousands of years, the people of the sun survived and thrived off corn. Today in Mar Vista, it's still coming through for them.
Spot Check! Taquitos With Smoked Eel, Sichuan Chile Hot Chicken, and L.A. Food For Lahaina
If you want to help raise funds for Lahaina, you can do so over aguas frescas and a collection of great L.A. chefs and food businesses this Sunday.
These New Sonoran Beef Rib Asada Tacos In Whittier Are Changing L.A.’s Asada Culture
The family-owned truck is hidden deep in Whittier and also make paper-thin handmade flour tortillas for all their tacos and burritos, which is also a rarity in L.A.'s Taco Life. Everything on their menu is done well, from their strawberry horchata to their velvety beans.
Spot Check: Smoked Carnitas On Crenshaw, Fresh Corn Tortillas In Mar Vista, and Plant-Based West African On Melrose
Quiadaiyn, Mar Vista's acclaimed Oaxacan restaurant, is now in the tortilla game, making fresh tortillas in its own production facility, nixtamalized daily from 100% maize, and sold under the name Maria's Tortillas.
The Best Tacos in Covina and West Covina
Both are distinctly different, but one thing they share in common is great tacos, ranging from CalMex freshness to taqueria classics, from hard-fought brick and mortars to inventive pop-ups.
Dirt Dog Serves L.A.’s Best Michoacán/D.F.-Style Carnitas, After Giving Its ‘Kitchen Mama’ a Shot at the Menu
The recipe and technique behind Yanet Vazquez's carnitas are straight from Michoacán. But she says the sazón is pure D.F.
Family Behind Celebrated East L.A. Taco Stand Raising Money After ‘Reckless Driver’ Burns Down Their Kitchen
In addition to Asadero Chikali's prep-kitchen being destroyed, Melva Perez, the owner's wife, also lost her hair salon to the fire. According to the family, insurance won't cover either loss because their policy only covers their taco truck.