- Director and actor Jon Favreau says the food truck scene has become emblematic of Los Angeles
- Food truck pioneer Roy Choi says he's honored by the numerous imitators of his Korean taco-serving Kogi venture
- In L.A., the Brig parking lot on Venice Beach attracts food truck fans to a rally on the first Friday of each month
This piece, and several others on Los Angeles, complement the CNNGo TV series. This month's show features a food truck tour with filmmaker and actor Jon Favreau, an L.A. fashion icon's guide to shopping like a local and a visit to a bar-arcade where kidults flock for drinks and to play on its 40 restored arcade machines: www.cnn.com/cnngo
(CNN)In a world where the niche-hip is elevated to cultural elite on a weekly basis, it was probably inevitable: the humble taco truck has gone Hollywood.