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Coffee Los Angeles

Interview: Tierra Mia Coffee founder Ulysses Romero

Ulysses Romero founded Tierra Mia Coffee in 2008 after earning an MBA from Stanford University, working as a New York financial consultant and contributing to L.A.’s non-profit sector. He now has five Latin-inflected coffeehouses,...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Gumacus Chilorio (Dose of Vitamin P)

The cuisine of Sinaloa is alive and well in South Gate, and perhaps the leading pork practitioner in the South L.A. neighborhood is Maria Martinez, who opened Gumacus more than seven years ago, naming...
Restaurant Los Angeles

Mariscos Yucatan: Regional Mexican Specialties in South Gate [CLOSED]

My time in Los Angeles has inexplicably involved dozens of trips to South Gate, a town in South Los Angeles that houses plenty of regional Mexican restaurants. However, until Dommy Gonzalez wrote about kibbeh...