A Latin American Feast in LA

CUCUMBER AGUA FRESCA
Aguas frescas, or fruit drinks, at Tamales Lilianas in East LA. See this RecipePenny De Los Santos
A cook at Tamales Lilianas.
A cook at Tamales Lilianas.Penny De Los Santos
A burrito and sandwich truck in East LA.
A burrito and cemita (sandwich) truck in East LA.Penny De Los Santos
Beef enchiladas at El Tepayac
Beef enchiladas at El Tepayac.Penny De Los Santos
Cooks at El Tepayac
Cooks at El Tepayac.Penny De Los Santos
A patron at El Tepeyac Cafe
A patron at El Tepeyac Cafe, a 55-year-old restaurant in Boyle Heights.Penny De Los Santos
Grilling tortillas in East LA
Grilling tortillas in East LA.Penny De Los Santos
beef and vegetable soup
Cocido de res (beef and vegetable soup) at Ciros in Boyle Heights.Penny De Los Santos
A man playing the guitar in Boyle Heights
A man playing the guitar in Boyle Heights.Penny De Los Santos
a popular taco joint in Silver Lake
El 7 Mares La Playita, a popular taco joint in Silver Lake.Penny De Los Santos
A mural in downtown LA
A mural in downtown LA.Penny De Los Santos
A street vendor preparing carne asada in MacArthur Park
A street vendor preparing carne asada in MacArthur Park.Penny De Los Santos
a Oaxacan, tostada-like snack
A clayuda, a Oaxacan, tostada-like snack, at Guelaguetza, which has locations around the city.Penny De Los Santos
Moles at Guelaguetza
Moles at Guelaguetza.Penny De Los Santos
A shrine in East LA
A shrine in East LA.Penny De Los Santos
Carnitas at Downtown's Grand Central Market
Carnitas at Downtown's Grand Central Market.Larry Nighswander
Chiles at Grand Central Market
Chiles at Grand Central Market.Larry Nighswander
spicy lamb and cheese sandwich
Cemita de barbacoa de borrego con quesillo (spicy lamb and cheese sandwich) at Pal Cabron, a sandwich shop in Huntington Park.Penny De Los Santos
Bricia Lopez, co-owner of Pal Cabron
Bricia Lopez, co-owner of Pal Cabron.Penny De Los Santos
A Downtown mural
A Downtown mural.Landon Nordeman
Fish tacos
Fish tacos from El 7 Mares La Playita. See this RecipePenny De Los Santos
A street vendor in Downtown
A street vendor in Downtown.Ariana Lindquist
Fried jalapeños at La Abeja
Fried jalapeños at La Abeja, a breakfast spot in Highland Park.Penny De Los Santos
A patron at La Abeja
A patron at La Abeja.Penny De Los Santos
A chile relleno at Rivera, a restaurant in Downtown
A chile relleno at Rivera, a restaurant in Downtown.Penny De Los Santos
Lamb chops at Rivera
Lamb chops at Rivera.Penny De Los Santos