Colin Marshall talks with Farley Elliott, senior editor at Eater Los Angeles and author of Los Angeles Street Food: A History from Tamaleros to Taco Trucks, a hybrid history of and guide to everything one can buy and eat on a sidewalk in this city, from taquitos on Olvera Street to illegal backyard Burmese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley to new-wave fusion food trucks of the likes pioneered by Roy Choi’s Korean-Mexican Kogi fleet.

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Colin Marshall is the host of the podcast “Notebook on Cities and Culture.”