Los Angeles is the uncontested street food champion of the United
States, and it isnt even a fair fight. Millions of hungry locals
and wide-eyed tourists take to the streets to eat tacos, down
bacon-wrapped hot dogs and indulge in the latest offerings from a
fleet of gourmet food trucks and vendors. Dating back to the late
nineteenth century when tamale men first hawked their fare from
pushcarts and wagons, street food is now a billion-dollar industry... more...