Tag: El Cholo

Resilience, staying connected in 2020

Resilience, staying connected in 2020

| December 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s been quite a year, what with a once-in-a-century pandemic and a presidential election like no other in recent memory, or maybe ever. There were shining moments too, some surprises and glimmers of hope. When the lockdown came, religious leaders probably said a quick prayer before moving their services outdoors and online. Programs online Wilshire […]

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El Cholo turned 95 with original recipes still on the menu

El Cholo turned 95 with original recipes still on the menu

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

El Cholo celebrated its 95th birthday Oct. 23, serving its all-time bestseller, the No. 1 combinacione — cheese enchilada and rolled beef taco with refried beans and Spanish beans — for its 1938 price, 95 cents. The restaurants’ (there now are six) legendary green corn tamales, made with corn off the cob, cheddar cheese and […]

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70-, 80-, 90-plus years…  Restaurants

70-, 80-, 90-plus years… Restaurants

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Los Angeles is not known for preserving its history. The restaurant scene isn’t much different. If you own an eating establishment that lasts more than five years, you’re considered a smashing success. Sadly, the demise of many of Los Angeles’ most treasured restaurants, such as Chasen’s, Perino’s, and the Hollywood Brown Derby, have left holes […]

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