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Taco News Round Up

11:59 AM PST on November 14, 2006

Grandmaster Gold: El Tuarino Truck is the Shiznit
Well, he uses more florid descriptions such as "stupendous, dusky hot sauce" and "a gleaming column of marinated pork", but you get the idea. LA Weekly's latest Where to Eat Now has one taco spot, and the Taurino truck is it.

Rodriguez: Tacos are Mexican
Greg Rodriguez's op-ed in the LA Times today complains that Latino is too broad-brush of a term and has no real relevance, opining: "My concern is not a matter of ethnic pride. The use of the catchall term undermines the accuracy of stories. A few years ago, a Times editorial referred to tacos as a "Latino favorite," which is a little like saying pasta is a "European favorite." It's not untrue, but it makes you look silly."

City Beat: House of Moles
The City Beat highlights an old LA fave, Guelaguetza, imploring readers: you should investigate this pleasant little restaurant with its deeply flavorful cuisine, so unlike the boring parade of tacos and burritos found elsewhere in L.A. To which we say, we love Guelaguetza too, but boring parade of tacos? Boring? Tacos? What?! Actually, a taco parade may be just what this city needs! Can you imagine movable feast of taco trucks rolling through the city, accomponied by taco lovers of all sizes, shapes and descriptions, dressed as their favorite ingredients? We can only dream...

Maui Tacos coming to LA
Do you love tacos but wish they were infused with the fresh island flavors of Hawai'i? No? Well, that's OK because either way Maui Tacos are coming to Los Angeles. According to COO Byron Axt, Maui Tacos has the "food, fun and flair every franchise needs to succeed".

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