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Hillary Dixler Canavan is Eater's restaurant editor and the author of the publication's debut book, Eater: 100 Essential Restaurant Recipes From the Authority on Where to Eat and Why It Matters (Abrams, September 2023). Her work focuses on dining trends and the people changing the industry — and scouting the next hot restaurant you need to try on Eater's annual Best New Restaurant list.

Food-Truck-150.jpgHere's LA Times critic Jonathan Gold on the state of food trucks in 2013. He says LA is still at the center of "food truck America" and credits Kogi's Roy Choi with getting the "modern food truck" movement started there. On the rise of the food truck: "When they first arrived here - I'd say 2008, 2009 or at least the modern breed of food trucks - a lot of people, including me, thought that they were the second coming." [Here & Now]
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