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Old 07-29-2008, 09:17 PM   #1
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Favorite taco truck?

My favorite taco truck parks behind the car wash at the corner of Santa Monica Blvd and Gower St in Hollywood. Best tacos in town. I could down a dozen asada tacos topped with chopped onions and cilantros in 10 minutes.

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I live on the east coast and the closest taco truck is probably the one parked behind the car wash at the corner of Santa Monica Blvd and Gower St in Hollywood
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:26 PM   #3
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Here in LA there's a taco truck on practically every block. Best fast food around.
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:30 PM   #4
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LOL very funny KE!

I use to always go with my dad to a taco stand in San Fernando Valley to get the best assada tacos wit cilantro and onions!! I could never recreate the flavor at home!! :(
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Here in LA there's a taco truck on practically every block. Best fast food around.
I hate I missed the taco trucks while there. We'll just have to go back and this time I refuse to get the flu while there!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:36 PM   #6
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Taco stands are cool too. There's a 24 hour joint nearby with a large covered patio. Very popular with the locals and especially with the club goers during the very early morning hours. Almost feels like you're in Ensenada, Mexico.
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:46 PM   #7
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Here in Sacramento county they won't allow any food trucks to stop and park. they have to spend a short while and then move on.
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:49 PM   #8
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Here in Sacramento county they won't allow any food trucks to stop and park. they have to spend a short while and then move on.
They just passed that same ordinance here in LA due to complaints from local restaurants. But they are free to park on private property all they want and conduct business.
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Old 07-29-2008, 09:51 PM   #9
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at a taco truck that always came to my work there I always ordered cabeza tacos (cows head) it tasted like the most flavorful, most tender roast beef! Melted in your mouth!!
Man you are making me miss Cali!!
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:00 PM   #10
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My friend in Brazil, has a Coconut cart on many corners serving fresh, cold coconut water right from the coconut. Kinda like the pretzel carts here in NYC
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:07 PM   #11
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We use to have those come around the tech district in Irving... I don't remember anything good coming off those things and we often referred to them as the Roach Coach! I was way to young back then to appreciate food.
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:14 PM   #12
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That was good KE.... I'm sure that's the closest one to me, too!
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Old 07-29-2008, 10:56 PM   #13
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No taco trucks around here either, city passed an ordinance to regulate them.
We do have hot dog stands outside our Lowes Home Improvement stores that
aren't bad.

Sometimes I like to fantasize about a Taco Truck type of operation, selling unusual
"fast foods". Probably be too much work and not enough bucks. Maybe just a state
fair food booth then, yeah..... ;)
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Old 07-30-2008, 05:26 AM   #14
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When I was reading this post yesterday, I was thinking what a neat idea it would be to have a travelling taco truck, one that would drive right to your house and make them fresh in your driveway, rather than you driving to the nearest taco "hades" if you were in the mood and didn't have the ingredients. This way if you are a fan of hard shells like I am, you don't need to worry about soggy shells. If an operation can coordinate its business like pizza deliveries, several customers in the same area, it might work.
You heard it here first.
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Old 07-30-2008, 06:13 AM   #15
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DH found a BBQ truck here somewhere last summer.... wants to do something like that.
But Ice Cream Truck turned Taco??
THAT"S a good idea!!!
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Old 07-30-2008, 06:30 AM   #16
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I was thinking about a Bagel truck for early morning sundays, the lazy people who dont feel like getting up in the morning and driving to the bagel store. Not sure how much of a profit it would make, but sure would be convenient
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No taco stands here but wish we did. Now that I think of it, we used to have a lot of hot dog trucks but haven't seen those in awhile either.
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I was thinking about a Bagel truck for early morning sundays, the lazy people who dont feel like getting up in the morning and driving to the bagel store. Not sure how much of a profit it would make, but sure would be convenient
People will pay for convenience. Especially early morning convenience where they don't have to dress to go out and pick something up.
You could operate like the milkmen used to, go customer to customer leaving a bag of bagels in their container, maybe even an insulated carafe of hot coffee.
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Old 07-30-2008, 08:58 AM   #19
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I didn't even know there were taco trucks There aren't any here in the country.
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Old 07-30-2008, 09:05 AM   #20
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I could do a bagel truck!!! I just happen to knw a thing or 2...
Maybe a bagel / BBQ truck?
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