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Recession Obsession: Ricky's Fish Tacos

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A Recession Obsession is, 1) a meal so great that it sticks in your mind long after digestion's end, and, 2) plays nice with your sensitive wallet. Is there a better place than Los Angeles to eat a wide variety of amazing food that so happens to be inexpensive? Probably not. We're as lucky as we are well fed. We last obsessed over Capitol Burgers. Today we obsess...

We’ve obsessed over fish tacos before. We’re doing it again because the recession is still on and, fact, fish tacos are delicious. Let’s head to Sunset Junction (even when there's not an overcrowded music festival taking place) --

“HOLA A TODOS,” begins each Tweet from the titular proprietor of Ricky’s Fish Tacos. This GREETING is jovial and welcoming because Ricky’s excited. He knows mouths are about to pleased. Positive proof on Ricky’s Fish Tacos (or “RFT” if you’re pretentious) can be found scrawled across many blogs and Yelp reviews.