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Sandwich Los Angeles

Primera Taza Coffee House Lonche de Lomo

A weird wave may be washing over Boyle Heights, but not at Primera Taza Coffee House, a business that Juan Romero founded in 2009 and sold to Chuy Tovar and business partner Antonio Segoviano...
Tamale Los Angeles

La Mascota Bakery Pork Tamale

Not every meal has to involve luxury items to stand out. In fact, most don’t, which is fine by me. Luckily, my new office is within striking distance of Boyle Heights, where the streets...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Antojitos Carmen Migas [CLOSED]

When Street Gourmet LA founder Bill Esparza first mentioned the migas at Antojitos Carmen, I was surprised to hear the Tex-Mex classic was available in Boyle Heights. I hadn’t eaten the egg, tortilla and...
Mexican Restaurant Los Angeles

Flor del Rio: Eating Ambrosia-Like Birria in Boyle Heights

There’s something intriguing about a specialty restaurant, an operation that’s so confident in a single dish that they don’t even bother featuring other options. If that dish doesn’t pan out, they’re out of luck,...
Coffeehouse Los Angeles

Primera Taza Coffeehouse Opens in Boyle Heights

Boyle Heights native Juan Romero opened Primera Taza coffeehouse in his neighborhood at the end of July, offering “quality coffee, one taza (cup) at a time.” The coffeehouse’s logo is a mariachi kiosk, in...