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L.A. Artist Billy Kheel’s Taco Truck Scores a Win on Crafting Show ‘Making It’

[dropcap size=big]L[/dropcap]os Angeles-based artist and L.A. Taco favorite Billy Kheel is competing and scoring some big wins on NBC's new arts and crafts competition show, and he's doing it with tacos! In the NBC crafting television show Making It, hosted by Parks and Rec alums Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, eight contestants make art projects. At the end of the hour-long episode one maker is voted off, and one is selected the episode's winner.

Episode 2 featured Kheel, lots of laughs, and some crafted "tacos." The artist — who described his style to us as "Rick Ross meets Betsy Ross" — made a kid-sized taco truck complete with ingredients to make playful felt tacos. He won the episode.

Kheels's "Action Taco Truck" was partially inspired by Rambo's Tacos on Eagle Rock Boulevard. Although Kheel used one of his heroes, John McClane, instead of Rambo. Tune into NBC on Tuesday nights at 10 pm to see how much more of the taco life Kheel can sneak onto network television.

Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler/Photo by Paul Drinkwater/NBC.
MAKING IT -- "Home Sweet Home" Episode 102 -- Pictured: (l-r) Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler -- (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)

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