Category: Tacos

  • Komodo Venice

    Komodo Venice

    Komodo is a small, family-owned business consisting of a food truck and two cafes, serving Indonesian-Mexican-inspired food.  While I’m relatively close to the Venice location, and I had enjoyed the couple of food festival bites I’d had from Komodo, what got me to finally go into the shop was their Indomie Burrito special back in […]

  • LA Mag’s Social Hour & Petty Cash Arts District Preview

    LA Mag’s Social Hour & Petty Cash Arts District Preview

    Last night, my friend Natalie and I attended Los Angeles Magazine‘s “Social Hour” at Petty Cash Taqueria‘s new location in the Arts District in DTLA, to celebrate their taco-centric July issue, which contained many articles on that quintessential Mexican fare, including Bill “Street Gourmet LA” Esparza’s expanded LA Tacopedia and his 25 Best Tacos list. […]

  • August Food Festivals, Pop-Ups, and Sundry Events

    To paraphrase the 1960s band The Zombies, it’s the time of the season for food festivals and other events, and August is replete with them: This past weekend saw the Big Bite Bacon Fest in Long Beach; my recap is forthcoming.  In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek.   This Saturday, August 8th, I’ll be […]

  • LA Street Food Fest 2015

    LA Street Food Fest 2015

    LA Street Food Fest 2015 took place this weekend at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.  Believe it or not, this is the first time I’ve attended the event, now in its 6th year.  I meant to attend last year, but it conflicted with Tacolandia.  This year, I made sure my schedule was clear for LASFF.  […]

  • Tacolandia 2015

    Tacolandia 2015

    LA Weekly‘s and Bill “Street Gourmet LA” Esparza’s third annual Tacolandia food festival took place this past Saturday, June 6, 2015, at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, same location as last year, adjacent to historic Olvera Street.  This year, the number of participants ballooned to 80+ while the number of attendees increased 60%, from 2,500 […]