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The Migrant Kitchen

Discover the San Diego Stronghold for Mexican and Chicano Flavors

Barrio Logan in San Diego is helping preserve the Mexican and Chicano culture through food.
Masienda's heirloom corn tortillas | Molly DeCoudreaux
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The Migrant Kitchen

This Man is Helping Save Mexico's Heirloom Corn

Masienda, a broker and importer for small-scale Mexican farmers of landrace corn, provides quality corn that help elevate Alta California cuisine.
Roberto Berrellza | Samanta Helou
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The Migrant Kitchen

He Was One of the First to Overcome Racial Bias in the Kitchens. Meet the Mexican Chef Who Helped Pave the Way.

When celebrated food critic Jonathan Gold first came across Chef Roberto Berrelleza’s now-shuttered La Moderna in 1992, he wrote, “La Moderna's food, prepared by a true restaurant maniac, is among the best Mexican food in Los Angeles.”
Colonia Publica's Fideo | Staci Valentine LA Mexicano
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The Migrant Kitchen

Looking for the Best Regional Mexican Food? Here's Where to Find It

L.A. is home to some of the best Mexican food to be had. Here are the five best-represented regions and where to get their specialties in Los Angeles. 
A pastorero at Vilsito | Lesley Tellez
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The Migrant Kitchen

The Years-Long Training to Making Great Tacos Al Pastor

It takes skill, instinct and years of practice to produce sumptuous al pastor meat, not to mention sell it. 
Tomas Martinez of Tacos Tumbras | Samanta Helou Hernandez Grand Central Market
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The Migrant Kitchen

Get to Know the People Behind the Grand Central Market Counters

Grand Central Market has been open for a century. Those who shop there have found sustenance, but for industrious immigrants, working at the market is also a way to stay in touch with and share their culture.
Busy aisles at Grand Central Market c. 1966 | William Reagh Collection at the Los Angeles Public Library
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The Migrant Kitchen

Grand Central Market's 100 Years of Service

The iconic Grand Central Market celebrates its centennial this October 27. Amid the festivities, its longtime and new vendors reflect on life at the market over the years.
A Verlaine dish. Whole baby beetroot smoked and roasted, garlic puree, hibiscus powder and dried cheese | Courtesy of Diego Hernandez
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The Migrant Kitchen

Why Mexico-Based Chefs Find it Tough to Make it Big Across the Border

Mexican food has been getting a lot of attention in the United States, which has Mexican chefs trying their luck at opening restaurants across the border. But they soon find out it's not as easy to find success north of the border.
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