Inside SoCal: Dude, F***ing Gnarkill

28 02 2011

SoCal: it’s the f***ing dankest place on earth, dude.

Fer sure.

In case you didn’t know, SoCal has nothing but sick lifted trucks, bomb ass girls, yoked out bros, dank Mexican food, and a lot of chill kickbacks.

Vocabulary in SoCal is also limited to: dank, chill, sick, bro, tight, dude, weed, stoked, bomb, fer sure, and legit.

Sure that may be a little too stereotypical of the area I grew up in, but honestly… at times it’s not too far off.

Peep Inside SoCal… where they have a full report of all the legit stuff that’s going down in BroCal.

From a chill kickback to a sick motocross segment to how nice the weather is, Inside SoCal lets both SoCal natives and outsiders know how tight it is to be in SoCal.

It’s crazy but these guys almost make SoCal look as tight Teague Egan‘s sick LA crib.

For those keeping score, there are now 11 likes to 214 dislikes on Teague Egan’s sleazy Campus Cribs video. Glorious.

A big thanks to my bro P-Mull shooting me the link, this video is pretty crucial.

And that bombass burrito did look pretty bomb.

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Hidden Gems – Huauchinango

6 12 2010

Steppin' on in to Huauchinango. Photo by Michael West

Well here we are, the tenth and final stop on my glorious and damn good Mexican Food Hidden Gems search. And wouldn’t you know it, they saved the best for last.

Welcome to Huauchinango.

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Hidden Gems – Rolando’s

8 11 2010

Welcome to Rolando's! Photo by Michael West.

It’s coming down to the nitty gritty on my ten-stop Hidden Gems Tour, and stop number nine took me to into North Phoenix and a place they call Rolando’s.

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Hidden Gems – Los Favoritos

27 09 2010

Outside of Los Favoritos Taco Shop in Tempe, AZ. Photo taken by me.

Stop número cinco on my Hidden Gems journey takes me to a little place that’s just a five minute drive away from the ASU campus in Tempe called Los Favoritos.

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Hidden Gems – Taquitos Jalisco

20 09 2010
Outside of Taquitos Jalisco in Mesa, AZ.

¡Bienvenidos a Taquitos Jalisco! Photo taken by me.

With the fourth installment of my Valley Hidden Gems Tour now completed, my appetite for cheap and quality Mexican food took me to the city of Mesa and a little joint called Taquitos Jalisco.

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Hidden Gems – Los Taquitos

7 09 2010
A view of Los Taquitos from the outside. Photo taken by me.

A view of Los Taquitos from the outside. Photo taken by me.

Stop número tres of my Hidden Gems trek around the Valley brings me to a little place off of the 10 freeway in the South of Phoenix called Los Taquitos.

Located just off the 10 East at the corner of 48th street and Elliot Road at the edge of Phoenix and Ahwatukee, Los Taquitos was a place that I had thought was a secret until I found out that Guy Fieri had featured the place in an episode of his show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

* Video courtesy of the Food Network and uploader Eeldarb.

I had initially found out about Los Taquitos through their positive reviews on yelp.com, but hey, if Guy Fieri and the freakin’ Food Network want to take the time to head down to Los Taquitos to see what they’re all about, then I might as well, too!

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Hidden Gems – El Nopalito

2 09 2010

Round two of my Hidden Gems tour around the Valley takes me to the city of Phoenix and a little Mexican food joint called El Nopalito… and man am I glad I went here.

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