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The Night That Changed L.A. Forever Also Put El Coyote on the Map

On a hot August night in 1969, actress Sharon Tate and friends Jay Sebring, Voytek Frykowski, and Abigail Folger sat…

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Photography by El Tepeyac

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El Tepeyac’s Rich Family Legacy Continues One Burrito at a Time

Back at the end of February, when there was talk of a citywide shut down, I met a friend at…

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Cielito Lindo Defines the Flavors of East L.A.

Mexican American food conquered America with its popular flavors of fresh and dried chiles stewed into hearty dishes thickened by…

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The Formosa Cafe is a Masterclass in Restoration

Like an aging Hollywood star, the Formosa Cafe’s light may have dimmed a bit over the years, but it never…

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The Layered Legacy of Roscoe’s House of Chicken & Waffles

Once upon a time in Los Angeles, people thought the idea of combining fried chicken and a waffle as a…

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