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The celebration of Mexican cooking that food lovers have been waiting for.

Richly photographed and authentically local, L.A. Mexicano showcases L.A.’s famously rich and complex Mexican-food culture, including recipes, profiles of chefs, bakers, restaurateurs, and vendors, and neighborhood guides. Part cookbook, part food journalism, and part love song to Los Angeles, it's the definitive resource for home cooks nationwide, hungry Angelenos, and food-loving visitors. Features a foreword by Tac• USA's Gustavo Arellano and more than 100 photos by Staci Valentine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781945551000
Publisher: Prospect Park Books
Publication date: 06/13/2017
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 545,678
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Bill Esparza is recent winner of a James Beard award for his coverage of the LA taco scene in Los Angeles Magazine. Considered one of the country's leading experts on Mexican food, the LA native curates the annual Tacolandia festival in Los Angeles; writes about Mexican food for Los Angeles Magazine and others; appears regularly on CNN, KCRW's radio show Good Food, and such television shows as I'll Have What Phil's Having, Bizarre Foods, and Top Chef. A noted saxophone player, Esparza has traveled and eaten extensively throughout Mexico, Latin America, and, of course, Southern California.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Gustavo Arellano
Introduction by Bill Esparza
Pocho Cuisine
Regional Mexican Cooking
Alta California
Neighborhood Resources

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