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I Just Want A Bacon-Wrapped Street Dog: What’s The Most LA Thing You Miss About LA?




An aerial view of the shuttered Santa Monica Pier on Santa Monica Beach before sunset, on the day Los Angeles County reopened its beaches which had been closed due the coronavirus pandemic, on May 13, 2020 in Santa Monica, California.
An aerial view of the shuttered Santa Monica Pier on Santa Monica Beach before sunset, on the day Los Angeles County reopened its beaches which had been closed due the coronavirus pandemic, on May 13, 2020 in Santa Monica, California.
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Earlier this week, the New York Times published a story about what “hardcore” New Yorkers miss about the city. 

Well, today we want to hear from our hardcore Angelenos. It could be al pastor tacos from Leo’s taco truck or the crowd of regulars at Precinct DTLA’s drag trivia night or the scent of orange blossoms when you drive through Northridge. It could be anything, as long as it’s uniquely L.A. and you genuinely miss it. 

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Here’s what AirTalk’s staff is missing:

“I want to be served really weak Pu’er tea at a dim sum joint, sip it for hours on end with my food. I want to get a great tasting cocktail at an outdoor bar on a hot summer night - and enjoy that special tipsiness. I want to look at all the things I can do on a Friday night... ALL THE THINGS Los Angeles has to offer... and then say, MEH, I'll stay home.” - Fiona Ng 

“I miss wandering Daiso aisles and buying things I didn't need! And hikes with people outside my "household".” - Monica Bushman 

“I miss Smorgasburg LA -- and just getting a drink at a bar honestly (specifically Local Peasant in Sherman Oaks)” - Lindsey Wright 

“I miss Barnsdall Park and KBBQ *crying face*. Oh and late night taco trucks.” - Sabrina Fang 

“I miss meeting my friends Sunday mornings at the Rose Bowl to run and then immediately going to Division 3 and getting two hot cheesy egg biscuit sandwiches.” - Julia Murray 

“I miss BYOB Cha Cha Chicken runs near the beach and also seeing people outside my ‘household.’” - Natalie Chudnovsky