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Find a Wonderful Mexican Dinner in East LA

Find a Wonderful Mexican Dinner in East LA

→  November 18, 2009

Recently, I was fortunate to have dinner at El Huarchito, in Spanish better known as “Authentoc Sabor Mexicano.” Although it’s located somewhat off the “beaten path,” its food is bountiful, delicious, affordable, and delectable. Its décor is thematically Mexican–with its colorful pictures on the wall, to hand-made napkin-holders on each table. It’s a family oriented establishment, [...]

Watts is full of Art

Watts is full of Art

→  November 16, 2009

If you would have lived in a neighborhood when 34 people died, 1,032 were injured, and 3,952 arrested, you would have resided in Los Angeles’ Watts section of the city, circa 1965—only one year after the Watts Tower Arts Center was founded. Otherwise known as “The Watts Riots,” its indelibly etched into our national and regional [...]

Public Murals Live in East LA

Public Murals Live in East LA

→  November 10, 2009

Although Los Angeles is famous for its “Hills;” Beverly, Hollywood, Holmby, etc., there are other parts of our City of Angeles that tell other stories. One such place is Ramona Gardens– the oldest public housing project in Los Angeles. Originally built in 1941 with four 2 story buildings, it now encompasses large interlocking streets of [...]

King Taco: A Los Angeles Late Night Institution

King Taco: A Los Angeles Late Night Institution

→  August 1, 2009

With its ubiquitous delivery trucks, and its Rock Star status as the late night place to eat no matter the time, King Taco, by any and all standards is a Los Angeles Institution. Indeed, after decades of after party, concert, or other event, people have been eating here all night long for decades. King Taco’s Early [...]

The Best Snow Cones in Los Angeles

The Best Snow Cones in Los Angeles

→  July 25, 2009

Travelin’ Local is officially declaring that from this day forward, Sunday, July 26th, here on out, is the official “Snow Cone Sunday” Holiday in Los Angeles. What self-respecting fun in the Summertime routine is complete without enjoying at least one delicious snow cone? But—not to worry, Travelin’ Local’s food hounds hunted, found, ate, [...]