Mama's Hot Tamales Cafe | Westlake | Central American, Mexican | Restaurant
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Across from MacArthur Park, Mama's Hot Tamales Cafe is a sprawling, brightly painted complex that provides the kind of curatorial services and logistical support to local tamale masters that in a better world MOCA would be providing to Los Angeles artists. The cafe is a United Nations of tamales, made in the kitchen by cooks from all over Latin America. A given day's menu might include banana-leaf-wrapped Oaxacan tamales oozing black mole sauce, wet chicken tamales from Honduras, green-chile tamales from Acapulco, densely sweet little torpedos from El Salvador and grainy tamales from Michoacan.

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Reservations: Accepted, Not Necessary

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