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What Do You Want To Read On L.A. TACO In 2024?

Readers, let us know what's up! What do you want us to cover more often? Or less? Find the survey on our site.

December 21, 2023

Downey: 7 Facts You Need To Know

Downey is home to the first Taco Bell, L.A.'s oldest McDonald's, and the largest Cuban population west of the Mississippi. It also helped put people on the moon.

May 26, 2023

The Five Best Tacos in Pico Rivera

Pico Rivera’s best tacos often get outshined by its neighborhoring cities, but it does have some deep community gems. Tacos gobernador, carnitas, and more, here's where to eat next time you are hungry and in Picolandia.

April 26, 2023

The Five Best Tacos in Claremont

From whole-chorizo tacos to Guadalajara-style birria, here is your guide to the best tacos to have in the mountain-lined border city between the counties of Los Angeles and San Bernardino.

July 11, 2023

The 8 Best Tacos In Downey

From finding your way through the humblest, Sinaloan, and Jalisco-style tacos to poorly constructed $12 tacos pretentious restaurants serve to the mini-mansion crowds, here's where to find taco-bliss in the "Mexican Beverly Hills."

May 23, 2023

The Seven Best Tacos in El Monte

After our taco renaissance of 2020, | dare say El Monte's Five Points intersection rivaled any taco row in East L.A. or South Central. Don't get mad, foo, you weren't there.

May 16, 2023

The Six Best Tostadas de Ceviche in and Around Lynwood

Lynwood is a SELA haven for refreshing regional coastal Mexican tostadas piled high with shrimp, callo de hacha, octopus, fish, and shrimp. From food trucks to ceviche shops, here are the best ones to try in the area.

June 20, 2023

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.

September 13, 2023

The 11 Best Tacos In Whittier

From machaca-filled breakfast burritos to tacos filled with juicy, charred whole beef-rib, velvety beans, and thick guacamole, Whittier has become one of L.A.'s best cities for tacos. Here is our vetted neighborhood taco guide to get you started on your own crawl.

October 26, 2023

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.

August 18, 2023

The 12 Best Tacos in Van Nuys

Van Nuys is home to L.A.'s arguably best vegan tacos, but the neighborhood also holds regional Mexican guisado gems not found anywhere else in L.A., like Guanajuato-style birria and a rare Asado Duranguense. It's time to the head to the Valley for your next taco crawl.

June 27, 2023

The Best Tacos Along the A Line, From Long Beach to Azusa

Fish tacos, low-and-slow carnitas, gorditas de lengua, chilaquiles burritos, and more. All aboard for tacos! From Long Beach to Azusa, let’s get tapping.

August 7, 2023

The Nine Best Tacos On Metro’s G Line, From North Hollywood To Canoga Park

Metro's G Line will carry you to some of the San Fernando Valley's best tacos and unique specialties, including mystery box "Desmadre" tacos, towering micheladas, and vegan tacos with eggplant cabeza in Van Nuys.

October 31, 2023

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

How to Make a Proper Altar for Day of the Dead Right Now

From your loved one's favorite dish to explaining the spiritual significance of cempasúchil flowers and copal incense, here is our trusty step-by-step guide to build a respectful altar for Dia de Muertos this season.

October 6, 2023

Where To Find Psychedelic Mushrooms In L.A. (or Anywhere In the U.S.)

Educate yourself in this brave new world of bogus brands trying to cash in on the recent trend, which demonstrates the scientifically-backed mental health benefits of psychedelic mushrooms.

March 19, 2024

The Five Best Argentine Restaurants in Los Angeles

Lionel Messi’s favorite milanesa, alfajores good enough for the pope, and where else to get your fill of high-quality Argentine cuisine.

August 21, 2023

The 37 Best Books About Los Angeles Culture (and Beyond) Published In 2023

Books change lives when they are read wholeheartedly and must be shared. This collection covers everything from L.A. noir to sci-fi to identity and poetry. Read, gift, and get inspired.

December 22, 2023