Tag: Santa Monica

Tex-Mex | November 12, 2021

#586: Asada al Carbón at Maria Sol

Nothing like watching the sunset with tacos and mojitos at the end of the Santa Monica Pier. Relatively simple asada tacos with lightly seasoned steak and a mild, smooth, and […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | November 12, 2021

#584-585: Pastor and Birria at Taco Libre

Just a stone’s throw from Santa Monica Pier, Taco Libre is a small shop Servín big flavor. The birria was ridiculously juicy and flavorful, somehow managing to retain the soupy […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | November 12, 2021

#583: Birria Tacos at Lanea in Santa Monica, CA

I’m back in the greater Los Angeles area for a little getaway, and after catching up on my posting backlog, I’m back making new log entries one bite at a […]

Modern/Fusion | November 10, 2021

#552-554: Lanea in Santa Monica

On my last trip to Los Angeles, one of the highlights was Lanea. I’m a sucker for wordplay with letter blocks and trendy decor, but on top of that they […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | September 9, 2021

#546-547: Pastor & Lengua at Tacos Por Favor

I asked my friend and sunset photography aficionado Tom Ciszek for details on Santa Monica taco spots to check out, and his go-to is Tacos Por Favor. This busy takeout […]

Modern/Fusion | September 9, 2021

#545: Camarón from Taco Libre

Within a stone’s throw of Santas Monica Pier, Taco Libre is putting together some nice tacos. I tried the camarón and found it to be a little spicy, a little […]

Authentic & Street Tacos | September 8, 2021

#544: Pastor from Jose Fernandez’s Cart

Unimpressed with the tacos on Santa Monica Pier itself, I went with a little taco cart nearby for my second taco experience on the LA trip. The pastor tacos from […]