L.A. Taco Guides
The Ten Best Panaderías in Los Angeles to Get Your Pan De Muerto For Dia De Los Muertos
Los Angeles has the best pan de muerto scene in the country, from a sourdough variation to others that have been passed down through generations. Here are ten panaderías around L.A. where you can find the fluffy, gently spiced, sugar-dusted seasonal pan dulce that is as delicious as it is important to the Dia de Muertos Mexican tradition.
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.
The Ultimate Guide to All the Day of the Dead Events in Los Angeles ~ 2023
Here is how to make the most of this quickly fleeing Muertos season in Los Angelestitán. Including our own event featuring L.A.'s best taqueros at Hollywood Forever's Day of the Dead event.
The Five Best Pescados Zarandeados in Los Angeles
Pescado zarandeado is a grilled, butterflied whole fish marinated in a mix of salt, chiles, citrus, and, in some places, achiote paste. It's a flavor bomb that is cooked in steel baskets over charcoal or wood fire. L.A. is the best city in the country to find this dish... if you know where to look.
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.
The Eight Best Punk Bars and Venues in Los Angeles
This may be the last generation of beautifully grimy punk bars and venues in a city that is overdeveloping all of these counterculture community spaces into the post-gentrification abyss. Go and support by buying drinks at all these places to make sure they stick around for the next generation.
Five Common Plants to Avoid When Creating Your Green Spaces in L.A.
Almost every time I visit a property with landscaping issues, the problem starts with bad design: the wrong plants in the wrong place. Here's advice from a third-generation L.A. landscaper and noted taco expert.
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.