Meet the Mexican Sandwich That Has Brought Fully Grown Men to Tears

Primera Taza’s lonche de lomo on birote salado is only available for one week out of the month. It is its own precious, beautiful, messy thing.
Javier Cabral

How to Cook Carne Asada Like a Pro This Summer

Let LA chef Esdras Ochoa show you Mexico’s quintessential beef dish should really be.
Javier Cabral

This Chef Is Taking Hand-Crafted Japanese Food to the Next Level

Brandon Gray is a renaissance chef-turned-fishmonger at LA's Cape Seafood and Provisions. Instead of settling on store-bought katsuobushi like many others, he is making it in-house and the result is crazy delicious.
Javier Cabral

This Salvodoran-American Is Perfecting Texas-Style Barbecue in LA

“If Franklin Barbecue uses this high-quality meat, why can’t I serve that exact same stuff here in the ‘hood?”
Javier Cabral
Los Angeles

Meet the Fourth-Generation Artisan Chorizo-Maker of LA

The "Choriman" started by walking ten miles a day lugging coolers full of his homemade chorizo through the streets of LA. Now he goes through 500 pounds of his green and red chorizo every week.
Javier Cabral
Los Angeles

Why This French Dip Sandwich Restaurant in LA Is Legendary

Founded in 1908, this restaurant is believed to have created the hot sandwich. It has survived through two world wars, The Great Depression, Prohibition, and even the extension of the Hollywood Freeway in 1951.
Javier Cabral

Why the Best Thai Fried Chicken Comes with Bread

The flavour of this tiny Portland restaurant's glorious, rice flour-battered fried chicken is maximised with a thick, sweet, and salty coconut curry dipping sauce.
Javier Cabral

Meet the Bartender Who Made Dirty Martinis So Much Easier

He was the first to bottle an olive brine made purely for use in cocktails. It is thicker and olive-forward with that bite of salt that people like, yet fruity at the finish.
Javier Cabral
mexican cuisine

Why You Should Be Eating Tacos with Flour Tortillas

The handmade flour tortilla at this Northern Mexican restaurant melts in your mouth as easily as the charred, smoky meat does. It will change your taco game forever.
Javier Cabral
Los Angeles

This Is What Happened When the Doughnut Shop from ‘Wayne’s World’ Came to Life

For 18 glorious hours this past weekend, fans of Wayne’s World were able to relive their favourite scenes from the film and gorge on free doughnuts and coffee.
Javier Cabral

How This Chef Made People Go Crazy for 'Herring Under a Fur Coat'

At her restaurant in Portland, Oregon, Kachka, this Belarusian-American chef is using this dish to prove how delicious the cuisines of the former Soviet Republic can be.
Javier Cabral

This Is What Undocumented Restaurant Workers Think About Donald Trump

"His hurtful words have only motivated me to work harder than I have ever before. I know that my work is valuable. My boss knows this, and I know this."
Javier Cabral