street food

May 15, 2008

umamichatter: The Great LA Taco Truck Debate

by Kayoko Akabori

Preface reading: yesterday’s sneak preview reader. jim: yo kayoko: ah, there you are! jim: here i am jim (2:44:04 PM): so the taco truck thing kayoko: yes taco truck kayoko: tell me a little about it??? kayoko: the only reason i know it’s going into effect tonight is cause of Tastespotting jim:,1,4570192.story jim: this […]

May 14, 2008

Sneak Preview: LA Taco Truck Ban In Effect Tonight at Midnight

by Kayoko Akabori

Just got through a heated chat session with my friend from LA about the new ordinances against taco trucks that will be going into effect tonight at midnight. Taco trucks will be fined $1000 or up to 6 months jailtime if they are parked in one spot for longer than an hour. WTF?!?!?! To prepare […]

April 2, 2007


by Yoko Kumano

Honestly, there’s nothing better than waking up late in the morning with your honey and spontaneously going to Jindaiji – a charming little town in Western Tokyo famous for soba (buckwheat noodles). I realize that this is way after the fact (we went a month ago), but that is the downside of waiting until your […]