Their most popular sandwich, El Cubano, laden with slow-roasted pulled pork, ham, grilled onions, mustard, pickles, and drizzled with their famous secret sauce oozed melted Swiss cheese when I took a bite.
Last week we posted a blog describing our visit to Homeboy Industries located in Chinatown. At the end of our tour, my mom and I popped into the Homegirl CafĂ©, a division of Homeboy Industries. The cafĂ© also assists at-risk and formerly gang-involved young women and men get back on their feet through employment by [...]
From mole negro and goat tacos to empanadas and cactus fruit sorbet, Monte Alban offers a diverse, delectable cuisine carefully prepared with the freshest ingredients. Tucked away in a tiny non-descript strip mall on the corner of Santa Monica Blvd. near Bundy, Monte Alban gets lost between the CarnicerĂa (meat shop) and El Super Taco.
I was driving down Wilshire Blvd. on my way to an interview and had to do a double take out of my rear view mirror to see if I had really just seen the Star of David plastered across the side of what looked likeâ€¦a kosher taco truck?? â€śTakosher, the Chosen Taco.â€ť
On Sunday, October 24th, we indulged in Los Angeles magazineâ€™s 5th annual culinary extravaganza at Saddlerock Ranch carefully tucked away in the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains in Malibu.Â This year was especially spectacular given Los Angeles magazine was celebrating their November â€śMexican Food Lovers Guideâ€ť as well as their 50th anniversary.Â Who would [...]
Latin in LA TV hit the Los Angeles magazine Great Nights Out October issue release party on Tuesday, September 28th at La Descarga, chosen as one of the â€śtop 25â€ť hottest spots in the city. Theme: Brazil meets France at a little Cuban speakeasy vintage rum bar in East Hollywood...
Ask any Colombian in Los Angeles â€“ they know La Fonda AntioqueĂ±a. For 25 years, GermĂˇn Rodriguez has worked in the restaurant â€“ 10 years as a waiter and 15 as owner. When Don GermĂˇn arrived to the U.S. from Manizales, Colombia, he started as a bus boy in a Mexican restaurant in Pasadena...
When most people hear â€śBrazilian foodâ€ť they think churrascarĂa, but Silvioâ€™s Brazilian BBQ is different. When Silvio Correa met his business partner Doug Howarth, he could say no more than â€śHello my friend.â€ť Â Now, 10 years since Silvio arrived in the U.S., heâ€™s turned his life-long passion of BBQing in the backyards of friends into [...]