The Top 5 Dishes in East Los Angeles

Pastelaso El Guero at Mariscos El Bigotón
Pastelaso El Guero at Mariscos El Bigotón | Photo by Joshua Lurie

East L.A. has a storied and complicated history that started well before Spanish settlement from Gaspar de Portolà in the 1700s. The area is now a center for Latino culture in L.A., particularly for Mexican Americans. Discover five of the best dishes in this vibrant community that lives between Boyle Heights and Montebello/Monterey Park.

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