Details, L.A. food trucks

Details

GETTING THERE

Travel Guide 2013

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Virgin America, United and American offer nonstop flights from Washington Dulles to Los Angeles.

WHERE TO STAY

Shore Hotel

1515 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica

310-458-1515

www.shorehotel.com

LEED-certified boutique hotel about a mile from the Santa Monica Pier and the Tuesday night food truck lot near the California Heritage Museum. Rooms from $279.

Foghorn Harbor Inn

4140 Via Marina, Marina del Rey

310-823-4626

www.foghornhotel.com

Near the Venice Boardwalk and within walking distance of the Thursday night food truck lot in Marina del Rey. Rooms from $169.

WHERE TO EAT

Kogi BBQ

Twitter: @kogibbq

kogibbq.com

The Korean fusion truck that launched a thousand imitators, still rolling strong. About $2.29 to $8.

Green Truck

Twitter: @greentruck

www.greentruckonthego.com

A health-conscious operation that uses certified organic ingredients. About $4 to $10.

India Jones

Twitter: @IndiaJonesCT

indiajoneschowtruck.com

Its specialty is a Frankie, a street snack of griddled roti flatbread rolled up with your choice of ingredients. Think: a subcontinental burrito. About $2 to $13.50.

Cousins Maine Lobster

Twitter: @CMLobster

www.cousinsmainelobster.com

Rolls are dense with claw and tail meat that has been shipped fresh from Maine, all within 24 hours of the lobster being pulled from the water. About $4 to $12.75.

Tacos el Gallito

Twitter: @tacoselgallito

www.tacoselgallito.com

Has several trucks, but try the one at Venice Boulevard and South La Brea Avenue, where you’ll get a taste of Mexico in Los Angeles. $1.50 to $7.50.

Ludo Truck

Twitter: @ludotruck

www.ludotruck.com

Ludo Lefebvre, a French chef trained at Michelin-starred restaurants, puts his spin on American fried chicken. Béarnaise is an option — of course. $1.50 to $8.25.

INFORMATION

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