L.A. Taco Podcast

L.A. Taco Podcast

Latest Episodes

15: L.A. Taco Burger and Zine Fest
May 30, 2019

This week L.A. Taco went to the Los Angeles Zine Fest, one of the biggest festivals celebrating indy zine culture.

14: Taco Madness Live! Highlights From the Tenth Annual Taco Lifestyle Festival
May 09, 2019

This week on the podcast, we take you to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown Los Angeles for Taco Madness, the 10th annual taco lifestyle food festival.

13: Taco Madness ~ The Best Tacos in L.A. of 2019
April 25, 2019

From a field of 32, we are now down to our top four taquerias of 2019. This week on the podcast, we try tacos from all four finalists and talk to the people behind the hottest tacos in L.A. right now.

12: Chinatown After Dark
April 11, 2019

This week, we talk to the young, exciting chefs making a name for themselves at L.A.'s preeminent 'food open mic' night Chinatown AfterDark.

11: There Are 'Nipsey Hussles' Everywhere: A Special Report on the Startling Loss of a Crenshaw Hero
April 04, 2019

Crenshaw rapper Nipsey Hussle spent his entire adult life building a movement to "buy back" his hood. But the native of the Rolling 60s was gunned down senselessly on Sunday, in a case that has shaken Los Angeles. In this special episode of the LA Taco Po

10: 'Go With an Open Mind, and Enjoy the Food' ~ Introducing the Rogue 99, LA Taco's Essential Restaurant Guide
March 28, 2019

In this episode, Daniel sits down with Tien Nguyen and Katherine Spiers to chat about the second edition of the Rogue 99. The editors discuss the inspirations and themes to the dining list, and discuss it all: The Serving Spoon, the San Pedro Fish Market,

9: Pulque and Homemade Root Beer in Tepoztlan, the Photography of Rafael Cardenas
March 19, 2019

This week we take a journey to the heart of Mexico to try pulque and break down how it's made. We also take you on a special walk-through with photographer Rafael Cardenas of his exhibit “Landscapes and Land Dwellers,” at LA Plaza in downtown L.A.

8: The Burrito Crawl ~ Corner Cottage, Sr. Cliff's, Huge Tree & More
March 07, 2019

We take a delicious journey all over Los Angeles eating burritos at Sr. Cliff's in Compton, the Corner Cottage in Burbank, Tirsa's in Chinatown, and Huge Tree Pastry in the San Gabriel Valley.

7: The Feminist Impact of Yalitza Aparicio ~ Inside the L.A. Taco Yearbook
February 28, 2019

This week on the podcast, we talk to women waiting in line to get a free signed poster of "Roma" star Yalitza Aparicio by artist Ernesto Yerena about the issues of racism and classism that the film has brought forth. We also dove deep into the making of t

6: Discussing Filming Locations of 'Heat' ~ Trying Macheen's Latest Creations ~ On the Streets with Unhoused Angelenos
February 20, 2019

This week, we went to Koreatown to try the mole fries at Macheen's latest pop-up. We also went to talk to homeless Angelenos facing rain and city sweeps. And we sat down with Jared Cowan to discuss the many L.A. filming locations of the iconic bank-heist