The LA Times just announced a month-long food festival with some of the world’s best chefs

For the past few years, the LA Times has hosted The Taste, a three-day food festival at Paramount Studios. But they’ve just taken things up a notch with the announcement of a brand new (and, get this, month-long) festival called Food Bowl. For the entire month of May, the city will fill with food programs, pop-up dinners, internationally renowned chefs (Massimo Bottura, chef-owner of Osteria Francescana and the subject of a Chef’s Table episode, will be one of the participants) and a slew of other events and specials. The focal point of the event is Night Market, an outdoor food market held at Grand Park from May 10-14. With over 50 restaurants and food trucks, live entertainment and drinks each night, it’s poised to be a summer staple similar to 626 Night Market and Chinatown Summer Nights.

The Fry Girl Truck | Street Food LA: Food Truck Profile

Lastweek, we had the pleasure of hanging out with our good friend Shelley Beals at the official Fry Girl Food Truck launch party at The Mark for Events on Pico in beautiful Beverly Hills! We last featured “The Fry Girl Inc” and their specialty fried foods several years back during the first food truck/food cart craze and have become good friends and worked with the team on the catering side at various gigs including private parties from weddings, sweet 16’s and many celebrity events that we will keep under wraps. During all of these events Shelley was always asked when the food truck would be added to her arsenal so she could hit the streets of LA. Well, the big PINK food truck is wrapped and ready and its already had great success roaming the streets of LA and don’t be surprised when it comes to an event near you.

Hanging out with the KO taco truck at “The Brig” for Somber Sunday’s

KO starts off the week on Sunday in Venice/Dogtown at the Brigg. Monday Lunch in Santa Monica at “Yahoo Ctr” in Santa Monica Alley or 31st and Ocean Park at the Art Institute. Taco Tuesday with Kogi at NBC Universal. Dinner at A Sweet Design. THE NEWEST location is Chris’s own Truck Lot “The Truck Stop” (7 days/wk 2 trucks for Lunch)(3-5 nights). Look for KO on Wed, Thurs,Sat. The best of the best of the OG Food Trucks

Tequila infused Tacos rollin to an {LA} street Corner near you

“Shot’s Shots, Shots….., EVERYBODY”…Shots……Now that I got your attention, you can now read on and begin to feel a small “taste” of the club vibes that we experienced last-weekend at the {LOS ANGELES} 2nd annual launch party for the Camarena Tequila Taco Truck.

Maria’s “The Italian (Kitchen)Truck” | Street Food LA: Food Truck Profile

To Madelyn Alfano(owner and founder of Maria’s Italian kitchen) for taking time out of her busy schedule to meet with us today. The Westside Pavillion and the many passer by’s including a postal service truck driver for stopping to get a fix of these tantalizing Italian street eats that we all grew up on, just slightly more portable for those on the run!

TAKOSHER™|Street Food LA:Food Truck Profile

Kosher Mexican fusion cuisine all wrapped into one. Think of it as the lovechild of the Fairfax District and Olvera Street(on wheels) roaming the streets of LA. They are also the first certified Glatt kosher taco truck in the city of Angels. It won’t be long before all Angelinos experience “The Chosen Taco.” See what happens when Mexico city meets Fairfax on the streets of LA.

Louks Gourmet Greek Togo | Street Food LA:Food Truck Profile

All Greek all of the time. This healthy Greek eatery comes to you in both Orange County and Los Angeles, with 2 trucks in operation. From Gyros and Greek Salads to Lam-Burgers and quite possibly the sweetest thing I have ever had; the “loukoumades”, sweet mini greek donut balls loaded with a variety of sweet toppings will keep you coming back for more and more.

Great Balls on Tires | Street Food LA:Food Truck Profile

We had the pleasure of having a VIP pass to CENTRAL S.A.P.C in Santa Monica for the inaugural “Meatball Mondays” with one of Los Angeles’es newest Gastro-trucks: “Great Balls On Tires. Central worked with GBOT to develop beer pairings and made this option available inside the bar from 5-9pm.

The Hangover Man Truck | The Cure for Los Angeles’s Hangovers!

“The Hangover Man is on a mission to rid the city of hangovers, one party person at a time. He roams the streets at night with his GPS set for “fun” and when he arrives at his destination, he showers party-goers with Function’s hangover-fighting formula, Urban Detox.”

Taco-teˈki-LA|Camarena Tequila Taco Truck Launch Party

Street Tacos and taco trucks are synonymous with Los Angeles, so why not combine Mexico’s national alcoholic beverage: Tequila with Street tacos from a taco truck featuring recipes infused with FamiliaCamarena 100% blue agave Tequila . As if there couldn’t be anything better than that, this truck operates completely not-for-profit. The team behind this mobile venture want guests and patrons to try the pure essence of their product by providing a “substance free” epicurean experience to Angelinos all over the city for the next few months.