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Recent Good Stuff: 16 Noteworthy News & Feature Stories at L.A. Taco

[dropcap size=big]W[/dropcap]hat is the history of Mexican-Irish relations in Southern California? What do street vendors really think about proposed rules to legalize their work in Westlake and Pico Union? Can you identify the South Bay locations used in the filming of "Jackie Brown"?

These are some of the questions we set out to answer when L.A. Taco's fabulous crew of writers and contributors go out and look for stories. Here are recent standouts in news and features at L.A. Taco.

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Photo by Lindsey Mysse.
(Photo by Lindsey Mysse)

The Harsh Beauty of Banality of 110-105 Interchange

Why Lemons Now Replace Limes at Taco Trucks Every Spring

It's Last Call at Ports O'Call: Voices From the Final Days at L.A.'s Waterfront Village

Meet the L.A. Chef Who's Veganized 40 Dishes from El Salvador

Ode to Oaxacan L.A.: A Night at Poncho's Tlayudas

This Is What It's Like to Serve Tacos at Chrissy Teigen and John Legend's Party

How Quentin Tarantino and 'Jackie Brown' Made the South Bay A Star

Revisiting USC's Old University Village as Gentrification Takes Hold Around Campus

Can Tacos Galivan Break the Losing Streak of L.A. Mexican Food Chains in Orange County?

Photo by Jennifer Velez.

'The Homeless Count Always Ends Around Election Time'

Street Vendors: 'We'll Believe Legalization When We See It in Practice'

Setting a Path Across L.A. With the Unhinged Antihero of 'Falling Down'

Ode to the Other Whittier Boulevard ~ East of East L.A.

Los Angeles Is Asleep at the Polls ~ Five Scary Truths We Learned After California's Primary Election

Tracing L.A.'s Mexican and Irish Connections for St. Patrick's Day

From the Streets of Atwater to the Next Possible Chief of LAPD ~ Meet Robert Arcos

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