TRADITIONAL MEXICAN FOOD vs U.S. MEXICAN FOOD SCENE

An interesting article by L.A. Weekly.

When chefs Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu opened La Casita Mexicana in 1998, they were acting out of desperation. After immigrating to Los Angeles from Mexico in the late 1970s, they “lived through the massacre of Mexican food,” Arvizu says. “We were scared of those burritos and the hard-shell tacos. I would see chimichangas and ask, ‘What is this?’ ” Read more.

 

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