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.
For over 23 years, Father Greg Boyle and his team at Homeboy Industries have been helping former gang-involved youth and those at-risk clean up their lives by providing them with the resources needed to obtain jobs, training and an education. Homeboy Industries advocates â€śJobs not Jails.â€ť You may best associate his name with being an [...]
This is your last weekend to visit In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women of Mexico and the United States at LACMA.Â As the first exhibit devoted to women surrealists who worked in Mexico and the U.S., it is definitely worth seeing.Â With nearly 50 female artists from around the world, we focused on the [...]
The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) recently put a portion of a $15.9 million grant towards a revitalized nutrition program called â€śIâ€™M INâ€ť. Â Through this grant, and over five years, LAUSD has committed $50 million to vegetarian school meal options. We caught up with Latina Chef LaLa â€“ classically trained chef, certified nutritionist and [...]
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 [...]
Most widely recognized for his character as Father Ignacio Suarez in Ugly Betty, Tony Plana has also played a Father to not only his two children, but over 20,000 underprivileged children, who over the last 15 years...
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...