Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Street Gourmet LA About Town: My Latest Street Food Tales in the Digest

Links, links, and more links!! Plus, stay tuned for a big announcement this week--I can't wait to share the news.

Los Angeles Magazine Digest  

Los Angeles is becoming a tortas ahogadas kind of town in Vitamina T: Tortas Ahogadas Guadalajara--these are the best traditional tortas being done in the United States.

Indian street food cleans up its act in On Street Food Cleanliness.

100% Authentic Zacatecas style birria de chivo at the best practitioners in L.A. serve a mean, young goat in Vitamina T: Birrieria Flor del Rio's Goat Birria Tacos.

How Peruvian is Paiche--the new restaurant by Chef Ricardo Zarate? Read all about it and find out why!

You haven't lived in L.A. until you've tried Guatemalan rice tamales in Vitamina T: Tamales de Arroz in MacArthur Park.

The first South American pope--a porteno--is truly a man of the people--it's Malbec, empanadas, and chinchulines for everyone in How to Eat Like the Pope.

Chefs Joshua Gil and Daniel Snukal are serving up the best tacos and tostadas on the west side in Vitamina T: Tacos Puntas Cabras Bay Scallop Taco.

Why pay high prices on Melrose and La Brea for spicy meat when you can get your tinga on at the Mercado Olympic in Vitamina T: Mexico City Style Tostadas at the Mercado Olympic.

The World Street Food Congress is happening in a couple of months and Chef Bryant Ng of L.A.'s Spice Table is representing L.A. for the event being held in Singapore.  

Chef Ray Garcia's tongue taco staycation is the best in the west, where brunch turns into a yuppie taquiza with a view, right next to the Pacific Ocean.

Well, that's a lot to digest, but make sure and let me know if you go, and let me know what you think.


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