Angelenos who visit Mexico City inevitably return home on the hunt for certain foods. Squash blossoms. Huaraches. Mollejas. And the mighty pambazo. While the sandwich can be found in various regions, it's especially ubiquitous on the streets of el Distrito Federal.
Variations abound, but pambazos ... More >>
At the Antigua Cultural Coffee House on a recent afternoon, Valentina Silva talked with us about Eastside Food Bites, her voice carrying over the coffee grinder's noisy whirr and the stereo's booming cumbia. Silva often eats at local spots such as Antigua, close to her Mt. Washington home in northea ... More >>
Anne FishbeinAn egg sandwich from Auntie Em's
Even though Hipsteropolis has completely arrived as a desirable part of town (at least if celebrity residents and real estate prices are any indication), it hasn't yet lost that little-brother, underdog feeling. Like UCLA football (not arrived) a ... More >>
B. Hansenchefs awaiting awards
The latest list of best Mexican restaurants in Los Angeles comes from Sabores Auténticos de Mexico (Authentic Flavors of Mexico), a non-profit founded to promote authentic cooking outside of Mexico.
The awards were presented Tuesday at a cocktail party and din ... More >>