Just right off of the 405 and the University exit amongst the golf courses, apartments, the Taco Bell and Mazda corporate headquarters is Tanaka Farms.
For $18 you get to ride around in a wooden wagon pulled by a rickety tractor.
My tour guide for this one hour tour was Stacy (she’s hidden in the black hat), and throughout the ride she points out all the types of fruits and vegetables the farm grows.
Not only do you get to look, but you also get to eat all these veggies raw that were picked from the farm. If you don’t like raw veggies, you better get your fill of some Taco Bell Quesaritos before you get here because there’s also no tubs of Ranch dressing although you really don’t need it. The green beans, sweet corn, cilantro, romaine, carrots and strawberries are all da’rish’us without it (ok, not the cilantro because who eats that just by itself?).
Since it was strawberry season they’ll let you loose like a bougie farm hand to have an AYCE strawberry feast or to pick and fill one carton of strawberries to take home. For once you can pick your own food, si tu pueda pinche Americano.
Greg utilizes his failures in business to try and help others not to go down the same path. In between all that marketing and branding mumbo jumbo, he is stuffing his face because he has a thing for pork green chili, birria de chivo, ramen, sushi, Szechuan lamb with cumin, to nihari with fresh julienned pieces of ginger and jalapeno.
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