Long before the concept of a pop-up restaurant was even established in 2009 by a certain audacious, Los Angeles French chef, Santa Cecilia’s Catholic Church had already mastered it.
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The somber cafeteria at White Memorial Hospital in Boyle Heights is perhaps the last place in Los Angeles you would expect to find Aquiles Chavez, the high profile, Mexican celebrity chef that has his own show on the Utilisima network (Mexico’s equivalent to the Food Network). But the Mexico City-born chef that sports dreadlocks and a handlebar mustache was called to duty in the battle against obesity and
A Tamal Feast (photos by Javier Cabral)As part of their new Cultural Continuum series, Mercado La Paloma in South Los Angeles hosted a Tamal workshop last week through their popular Yucatán Restaurant “Chichen Itza,” and we were invited.
Chef Gilberto Cetina showing everybody what’s up with tamales YucatecosThe Mercado, located across the street from the DMV offices anda stones throw away from USC, is a …
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“An ethnographic eating tour of some off-the-grid spots serving the best Mexican and Central American food this side of the border” for $250 a person was offered as part our Kickstarter campaign back in August. Surprisingly, we got eight backers for it and found it to be a real success. Pictured above are Tejuinos in Boyle Heights — a sweet and salty fermented corn street …