Category Archives: Greater Los Angeles

The city outsiders love to hate..

Hollywood Mexican

The image becomes the real. We live in a spectacular society, that is, our whole life is surrounded by an immense accumulation of spectacles. Things that were once directly lived are now lived by proxy. Once an experience is taken … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros: El Super Burrito

Please excuse my lack of HR reviews lately, I’ve been trying to stick to a mostly vegan diet. Yeah, how dumb, I know huh, it’s sooo stupid! I haven’t had eggs in my fridge for the last two months, it’s … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros: Flore Vegan Cuisine

I hadn’t planned on doing this review, but we were here to have breakfast with some Vegan friends from the bay area and I’d been meaning to check out this place for some time. Somehow, it kept getting dropped a … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros: Los Chilitos

I was going to be in South El Monte this particular day so I figured I’d check on Yelp if there was some place nearby that might be worth a visit. Only 2 reviews but they seemed promising, plus they … Continue reading

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The Most Boring Torta In The World

  Maybe. That was certainly my first impression on biting into La Monarca’s version of a torta. This bakery has had a fair bit of media exposure, lots of kind words by the foodie (ugh) crowd and they opened up … Continue reading

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Huevos Rancheros: Astro Burger

Normally I don’t bother with the HR’s at burger joints since they tend to be universally disappointing. Overcooked eggs are common, often covered with a thoughtlessly made salsa, or worse, pico de gallo. But I had a feeling about Astro … Continue reading

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