Today, on National Taco Day, we honor the humble taco. Not some fancy, "perfect taco of griddled shrimp with tamarind" or some culturally authentic delicacy so regionally specific it can be pinpointed not just to the neighborhood but to the block where it originated. No, today, we honor the most ign ... More >>
razyikimasho/flickrInterior, The Tripel
The Place: The Tripel, 333 Culver Blvd., Playa Del Rey
The Hours: 5 p.m.-Midnight Mon.-Thu.; Noon-2 a.m. Fri-Sat.; Noon-Midnight Sun.
The Digs: When a person is stylish and fit but somehow not entirely appealing, he or she is sometimes said to be ... More >>
Del Taco Corp.With the further expansion of Chick-fil-A in Los Angeles, the recent announcement of Papaya King coming to Hollywood and the arrival of Australia's Oporto to the Southland, we at Squid Ink thought it was an opportune time for a trip down memory lane. Here, in no particular orde ... More >>
The founder of Taco Bell passed away over the weekend, and stomachs across the land were upset over the news. Glen W. Bell, Jr., 86, died Sunday night at his home in the exclusive San Diego County enclave of Rancho Santa Fe, the Irvine company announced. He joins the chain's chihuahua mascot ... More >>
After we posted today about the death of Taco Bell founder Glen W. Bell, whose first franchise went to a Los Angeles police officer in 1964, we heard from sources who indicated that there are deep roots between the company and Los Angeles Police Department cops.
In fact, we're told, about fi ... More >>