The adventures & experiences of a simple man and friends. Just pictures and short musings from the life and times in Los Angeles and beyond . . .

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Latest Blog Posts for The Thirsty Pig

  • New Chapter
    on May 10, 2010
    Please check out the latest posts on the new site -
  • Astoria Cafe
    on Apr 15, 2010 in Russian 1 pig Taipei Dessert $$
    It was so many years back when I noticed this famous cafe 'Astoria Cafe (明星咖啡館)' in 隱地's books. He was one of my favourite Chinese writers when I was a NZ high school student. He often mentioned that Astoria Cafe was a cafe where most l...
  • The Return to Animal
    on Apr 10, 2010 in American
    A group of us had dinner at Animal the other day. I didn't want to write much, but just post up some pictures. Check out my previous entry here.Hamachi, torn herbs, fish sauce vinaigrette, and crispy shallot 13Crispy Hominy, lime 5Lettuce, beets, a...
  • Truck Feasting at its best, The Frysmith Food Truck
    on Apr 9, 2010 in 2 pigs American Food Truck $
    This is the last in a series of Truck Feasting Week. Check out my earlier posts of the Flying Pig, Lomo Arigato, World Fare, and Border Grill.The more and more I try different food trucks, and I have tried a lot, I realize some of the more successfu...
  • More Truck Feasting . . . The Flying Pig Truck
    on Apr 8, 2010 in 2 pigs Food Truck Downtown LA $
    If you are looking for food trucks, you can follow my twitter list of mobile foodFlying Pig is a regular at Downtown LA's artwalk - 2nd Thursday of every Month and Venice's First Friday (of every Month).During a recent artwalk in Downtown LA, I stumb...
  • The Magic Sauce from Lomo Arigato
    on Apr 7, 2010 in Food Truck 1 pig $ Peruvian
    Vote for the best food trucks at And if you are interested in starting your own food truck, try these two resources Road Stoves and Mobi Munch.On a nice day in Downtown LA, my friends and I found the Lomo Arigato food truck.The sa...
  • World Fare
    on Apr 6, 2010 in 2 pigs Food Truck $
    This week, I will trying different Food Trucks. People ask me how do I find these great trucks and how can I track them? Here are a couple of places I look - the Find LA Food Truck twitter feeds, TruxMap, and Roaming Hunger. A bite into a Bunny Ch...
  • Border Grill Truck with Chilaquiles & Tacos!
    on Apr 5, 2010 in 2 pigs Food Truck Downtown LA $ Mexican
    This week I will be reviewing food trucks in and around LA. I will be looking at the Border Grill Truck, World Fare, the Flying Pig, Frysmith, and Lomo Arigato. Previously, I have tried the Grilled Cheese Truck, the Buttermilk Truck, the Slice Truc...
  • Chego, the offspring of Kogi
    on Apr 2, 2010 in Korean West LA 2 pigs $
    Look for this sign in a mini mall off Overland in Palms, about a mile south of the 10 freeway.Chef Roy Choi's, of the Kogi Taco Trucks, newest spawn is Chego. Going against the norm, again. While traditional restaurants are considering mobile food...
  • A Sweet Little Wine Bar, Bacaro
    on Apr 1, 2010 in American 3 pigs Downtown LA $ Hamburgers
    Bacaro LA is a cool place for drinks with a small group of friends.Bacaro's been around for a couple of years as a quiet but cool winebar. Perhaps its because I don't enjoy wine, is why I didn't look for it. But lately, I have been more daring and...
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