One of L.A. TACO’s co-founders, Hadley Tomicki is a writer and editor on food, travel, and culture whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Magazine, UrbanDaddy, High Times, and many other places.
Spot Check! Black Salmon-and-Shrimp Pelmenis, Banana Leaf Mole Tamales, and a Doner Kebab Pop-Up
There's also a huge Mexican wine festival afoot in Los Feliz, and free mammograms at Vallarta Supermarket.
LA’s Six Most Iconic Horror Movie Houses and Where To Find Them
Some of the most iconic horror movie addresses are right here in our backyard and you may drive by them every day while dodging traffic! This guide is perfect for planning your own Halloween-timed tour of horror’s greatest film locations.
Spot Check! Discada In Cudahy, Korean-Venezuelan In Beverly Hills, and Basque Tacos In Brentwood
Regional Mexican food in L.A. just keeps getting better and better. In this week's spot check, we find a northern Mexican taquero bringing the celebrated discada tradition to southeast Los Angeles. Plus more, like where to find birria orecchiette!
Spot Check! Caviar Cakes, Champurrado Pot de Creme, Tamal Ice Cream, and Free Elote From Becky G
You can also party with L.A.'s first Black women-owned dispensary, enjoy a Lebanese legend past midnight, and pair quesabirrias with funnel cakes.
The Seven Best Tacos Along Metro’s K Line, From Crenshaw to Inglewood
The K Line is Metro's newest light rail line that cruises through the heart of Black Los Angeles, from Nipsey Square to Leimert Park. The taco scene along this route is all about hustle, featuring some of the cities must under-the-radar community gems like a historic L.A. taquería with a killer red salsa, lightly crunchy "enchilada tacos," and so much more. Next stop: flavor.
Is Hollywood’s Walk of Fame The World’s Worst Tourist Attraction?
A local news station scanned Google, TikTok, and other online reviews to cherry-pick a handful that calls the Boulevard "grubby, slightly scary... dirty, unsafe" and "one of the worst tourist attractions on the planet." We weighed in on the subject.
Spot Check: Colombian Desgranados In Echo Park, Mexican Wine Festival At Mírate, and Perverted Waffles in DTLA
Plus, a party highlighting pan-African cuisine, a new Taiwanese cookbook by an awarded local from the San Gabriel Valley, and a Little Saigon food festival that starts tonight! Welcome back to Spot Check!
Spot Check! Acoustic Punk and Tacos In Compton, Chilaquiles With A Money-Back Guarantee, and Smoked Brisket Banh Mi
If these chilaquiles are not the best you've ever tasted in the U.S., you get 100% your money back. Plus more in our weekly column dedicated to highlighting new restaurants and events worth hitting up!
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.
Spot Check! Gochujang Sourdough, Cher’s Gelato, Beef Belly Bulgogi Inari, and Ribeye Steak Hummus In Gardena
There's also a place for East Coast chopped cheese sandwiches, plus Nutella quesadillas, and Sonic the Hedgehog ice cream with a side of shawarma.