Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Back to Olympic

Pinatas for sale
We took another trip to the Mercado Olympic, the totally unofficial weekend gathering of food stands in downtown Los Angeles.

Here are some sights and flavors.

Mango and chile.

A trompa for al pastor, roasting marinated pork.

Tacos al pastor

Tacos with chorizo

A steam table with ingredients for quesadilla, huaraches and sopas. There's chorizo and cecina on the grill, and in the foreground, stewed mushrooms and vegetables.

Squash blossoms for stuffing quesadillas.

Fried chicharrones - crispy pork fat.

Churros - snipping the fried dough into bite sized pieces, then rolling them in sugar and cinnamon.


SUEB0B said...

That looks fabulous! I must come down sometime.

smalltownme said...


Claudia from Idiot's Kitchen said...

Wow! Each photo looks better than the last although I'm on a taco kick lately. Yum! I really think you should do food tours of LA. I'd go!