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Thursday, March 12, 2009

Kogi Korean BBQ Taco Truck @SMC

Kogi Korean BBQ has taken the ever popular Los Angeles taco truck culture to a whole new level. By mixing Korean BBQ with tacos and burritos, add in the social networking site Twitter and you have an overnight success story. Here's another twist, a success story which involves social networking. Today, I went to Santa Monica College to photograph them after I saw a tweet indicating a 4 pm arrival time there. As the trucks move around Los Angeles, they update their location on their Twitter feed @kogibbq . Sometimes the lines are so long, it takes over an hour to get your tacos which include spicy pork, chicken or tofu soaked in red chili vinaigrette and topped with kimchi. Due to the phenomenal rise of the world's first hi-tech taco truck ,they are planning on expanding soon. Here's an LAist post on Kogi BBQ