The systems of mobile restaurants follow no central plan or directive, yet In a seemingly choreographed pattern whose logistical complexity is hard to fathom, the trucks span out to provide thousands of meal to factory workers, day laborers, movie extras, gardeners, surfers and construction workers in hidden pockets throughout the county. As an adaptable system interconnected to the other networks of the city the taco truck is a useful tool for understanding the underlying dynamics of the city, and helps illustrate how the evolving shape of the city emerges from the systems through which the everyday city flows and composes itself.