East of the Los Angeles River is all I ever knew of Eden.
Where maize mingles in mariachi dreams.
Aztlan murals stain the eyes of the working class.
where immigrant footprints proud and exhau... Read More...
Even on a dark, cold and rainy day, the mariachis gather on sidewalks and in the middle of the streets along Mariachi Plaza to attract passersby and drivers. Many of the mariachis are dressed in their charr... Read More...
As I walk through the streets of Boyle heights
Amaterasu, the sun goddess wetting my back
Passing nopales, raspados and guayava trees
Following the paths set before me by the vatos locos of y... Read More...
As you walk on First Street towards Mariachi Plaza, you hear a heavy bass accompanied by a soothing electronic trance. Before you know it, a soulful, spirited jazz is mixed in with a fast-moving cumbi... Read More...
Makes 5 Tacos
20 deveined/deshelled jumbo shrimp
2 tbsp. of all-purpose secret rub (refer to recipe)
Pinch of kosher salt
Pinch of pepper
1 tbsp. of olive oil
1 bunch of watercress (des... Read More...