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Need a visual aid for your print edition? Jonathan Gold visits the Breed Street vendors of East Los Angeles (“once you abandon yourself to the magnetic chalupa forces you will be lured across the river again and again — the CIA could learn something about mind control from antojitos masters”). Click through for Anne Fishbein's spectacular photos and read more in Gold's Counter Intelligence, “Fried in East L.A.”

Pozole on Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Pozole on Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

East L.A. street food; Credit: Anne Fishbein

East L.A. street food; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

East L.A. street food; Credit: Anne Fishbein

East L.A. street food; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street diner after her concert recital; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street diner after her concert recital; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street vendor adding syrup to the pancake; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street vendor adding syrup to the pancake; Credit: Anne Fishbein

pot of pozole on Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

pot of pozole on Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street chef of the pozole; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street chef of the pozole; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Chicago Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

hot dog vendor on Fourth Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

hot dog vendor on Fourth Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

enchilada on Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

enchilada on Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

pork tamale interior on Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

pork tamale interior on Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Breed Street gordita; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Breed Street gordita; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Breed Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

tacos on the grill on Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

tacos on the grill on Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Antojitos Carmen preparing the flautas on Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Antojitos Carmen preparing the flautas on Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Matthews Street pambazo; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Matthews Street pambazo; Credit: Anne Fishbein

dessert on Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

dessert on Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

Matthews Street; Credit: Anne Fishbein

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