• Street food is legal, but vendors could still be squeezed as new rules are worked out

    3 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    Ten years ago, there were few better places in Los Angeles to eat Mexican street food than a city parking lot just off the corner of Breed Street and Cesar Chavez in Boyle Heights. Every night, vendors served a panoply of grilled, fried and stuffed masa: Mexico City-style quesadillas lined with...
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  • She used to dodge police. Now she can make Puebla-style food and run a business while speaking up for other vendors

    3 monthes ago - By Los Angeles Times

    “Our work is just as dignified as a desk job. Los Angeles City Council members need to recognize this,” Merced Sanchez told a group of USC undergraduates enrolled in a class on food justice in Latino neighborhoods in March. The students were gathered at the community development organization LURN...
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