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...
Our streets are alive with traffic hums, tuba
blares, microphoned priests and paleta bells
the rapid drumming of tiny feet playing on
open windows playing tiny bursts of work
son... Read More...
There’s an orange tree in my front yard
I lived a life of warm and fuzzies
To touch this life of cold and hard
Migrating west to things I’ve never felt
Watching blistered hands play the card... Read More...
As a child growing up in Boyle Heights, Josefina López always wanted a place where she could enjoy theater, admire art, and study writing. That is why she founded Casa0101 in April 2000. “I cre... Read More...
You can have your favorite foods and still stay fit!
Mexican food can be found all over Boyle Heights. You can get enchiladas from a restaurant or tacos from a street vendor. But the calories in these fo... Read More...