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L.A. Mexicano: Recipes, People & Places (Bill Esparza)


This “fascinating and inspirational” cookbook celebrates LA’s famous Mexican cuisine with recipes, a neighborhood restaurant guide, and much more (Evan Kleiman, NPR’s Good Food).
Richly photographed and truly local, L.A. Mexicano showcases the rich and complex Mexican-food culture of Los Angeles. Here you will find recipes for everything from authentic Black Beans to Taquitos with Avocado Sauce and Eastside Pico de Gallo. But L.A. Mexicano is about more than just the recipes. A James Beard Award–winning food reporter for Los Angeles Magazine, Bill Esparza takes you on an insider’s tour of the culture and communities behind the food with profiles of chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, and vendors.
Part cookbook, part food journalism, and part love song to the city itself, L.A. Mexicano is the definitive resource for home cooks, hungry Angelenos, and food-loving visitors.
Includes a foreword by Taco USA’s Gustavo Arellano.