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Boyle Heights

  1. Leftovers
    Food & Wine ‘Best New Chef’ Alums Cooking at Paiche; Tam O’ShanterThe Atwater Village Scottish restaurant serves roughly 5,000 pints every March 17.
  2. Videofeed
    Watch El Tepeyac Regulars Pay Tribute To Burrito King Manuel Rojas“There was nobody like him. He would fire me every day,” says one long-time employee.
  3. R.I.P.
    El Tepeyac Owner Manuel Rojas Gone But Not ForgottenThe owner created some of the burrito stand’s most massive creations, including the famous Hollenbeck Burrito.
  4. Taco Town
    Boyle Heights Taco Trucks Settle Steep Tabs To Stay AfloatLonchera owners face thousands of dollars in expenses each month just to survive.
  5. Slideshow
    First Look at Guisado’s, Now Open in Echo ParkAfter losing partner Ricardo Diaz, Armando de la Torre brings his popular stews and thick handmade tortillas a little further west.
  6. Leftovers
    Sushi Zo Coming Downtown; John Sedlar Seeking Patrons for Museum TamalA tier of donation levels ranges from “Bell Peppers” to “Habaneros.”
  7. Openings
    Antojitos Carmen Closes, La Barbacha Opens In Its PlaceThe new restaurant’s specialty is traditionally-prepared barbacoa served daily.
  8. Street Eats
    Boyle Heights Street Vendors Finally Get a Safe-ZoneEl Mercado del Pueblo will keep Mexican and Central American cooking alive without police harassment.
  9. Taco Town
    Boyle Heights Staging The L.A. Taco FestivalOver fifteen different tacos will be offered from vendors like Pinches and
  10. Crime Scenes
    Taco Truck Tragedy Kills Two in Boyle HeightsA drunk driver being pursued by police injured three others while destroying the lonchera.
  11. Taco Town
    Guisado’s and Mariscos Jalisco Tie For L.A.’s Favorite TacoBoth renowned taquerias took 744 votes each and have agreed to split the honors.
  12. Booze News
    Does Boyle Heights Have a Liquor Problem?Seeing a landscape dotted with liquor stores, activists in the city are trying to limit the number of alcohol vending licenses sold.
  13. Foodies With Benefits
    Fundraiser to Resuscitate Boyle Heights Street Food TonightPupusas, tacos, pozole, tamales, and more will be on hand tonight as East L.A. tries to bring underground vendors to a safe-zone
  14. Empire Building
    La Primera Taza Spreading to South CentralHaving revitalized his stretch of Boyle Heights with a farmers market and cultural center, Juan Romero looks to make a similar move on Central Ave.
  15. Closings
    La Serenata Shuttering in Santa MonicaFunnily enough, another Eastside empire will try to turn it into a Mexican fine-dining restaurant.
  16. Empire Building
    Best Fish Taco in Ensenada Expands to Boyle HeightsThe new East L.A. location follows the same format as the original, while Tacos Baja Ensenada is just ten minutes away.
  17. Crime Scenes
    Thieves Steal Entire Boyle Heights Taco StandMight this be the same crew of strong-arms running around with Haven Gastropub’s ATM machine?
  18. R.I.P.
    La Serenata De Garibaldi Founder Dies at 77Jose “Pepe” Rodriguez founded the first restaurant in Boyle Heights in 1985.
  19. Empire Building
    L.A.X. Welcomes Homegirl CafeFinally, a little good news comes amid L.A.X.’s recent concession struggle.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Muertos Tacos To Live in Boyle Heights; BevMo Opening Three New City Stores ThisCook’s Tortas’ owner has a new concept and a super-sized liquor spreads out this weekend.
  21. Loco for Locavores
    Boyle Heights Starts a Farmers Market TodayThe family-centered event lasts five hours at Mariachi Plaza.
  22. Neighborhood Watch
    Canteen 2301 Opens in Boyle Heights; Pioneer Scrapped in Echo ParkTwo coffee shops open in L.A. while a Hollywood lounge violates an alcohol law.
  23. Empire Building
    Homegirl Hopes to Expand to LAX; Zip Fusion Owner Buys Blue DahliaHealthy Mexican food come could to the airport, while Korean BBQ will have a new home Downtown.
  24. The Other Critics
    Bouchon Wins Virbila’s ‘Best Bistro’ Nods; Gold Devours Duck CarnitasThomas Keller scores three stars from the L.A. Times.
  25. Mediavore
    Tom Colicchio Gives His Son a Taste-Test; Tiger Woods Has a Breakfast FavoriteTom Colicchio feeds his newborn and Tiger Woods has a favorite breakfast restaurant.
  26. Beef
    Breed Street Food Vendors Gently Push Back in Boyle HeightsBoyle Heights seeks to establish its own street food market.
  27. Mediavore
    The Naked Chef Plays Matchmaker; Boyle Heights Ejects Food VendorsJamie Oliver starts a dating site and police have targeted street food in Boyle Heights.
  28. User's Guide
    How to Eat Better Than the Dead for Dia de los MuertosWhere to eat during Day of the Dead/Dia de los Muertos.
  29. Mediavore
    Boyle Heights Festival Cancelled; FDA Cracking Down on ‘Smart Choices’ LabelsA weekend festival is canceled in Boyle Heights, while The FDA pays more attention to food labels.
  30. Endangered
    Purgatory Pizza Could ClosePurgatory Pizza is feeling financially stressed.
  31. Openings
    Cafe con Leche Could Keep Self-Help Graphics in the ChipsLong-struggling Self Help Graphics might get a cafe to call its own.
  32. Mediavore
    Homeboy Industries Feels Financial Pinch; Grease Truck Spills on a La JollaHomeboy Industries feels short on cash, while a grease truck spills its contents in La Jolla.