Antequera De Oaxaca

Address: 5200 Melrose Ave
Phone Number: (323) 466-1101

Oaxacan restaurant serving authentic regional Mexican dishes such as tlayudas and traditional favorites like caldo de res for dine-in and takeout.

Sabores Oaxaqueños

Address: 3337 1/2 W 8th St
Phone Number: (213) 427-3508

Mexican restaurant devoted to the regional cuisine of Oaxaca.

La Morenita Oaxaqueña Restaurant

Address: 3550 W 3rd St
Phone Number: (213) 365-9201

Mexican restaurant serving Oaxacan regional cuisine — authentic moles, tlayudas… Health rating of A as of 07/17/2012.

Menu of Cemitas y Tlayudas Pal Cabron

Address: 3337 1/2 W 8th St
Phone Number: 213-427-0601

UPDATE: Pal Cabron closed in the summer of 2011. Bringing to Koreatown more than just typical Mexican street food, Cemitas y Tlayudas Pal Cabron showcases two of the staples of southern Mexican food. TLAYUDAS are large handmade crispy tortillas imported from Oaxaca that are topped with pork confit, black beans, cabbage, cheese and various regional meats. CEMITAS have been called the king of Mexican sandwiches, and in the words of Pulitzer-winning food critic Jonathan Gold, “A cemita is not a sandwich that you dive into headfirst; it is a sandwich you have to sneak up on, nibbling around the edges, softening the natural defenses of the thing before you dare to attack its sweet, greasy heart.” LAS CEMITAS All of […]

What is a Tlayuda?

Mexican Pizzas (Tlayudas) Pal Cabron

Address: 3337 1/2 W 8th St
Phone Number: 213-427-0601

Tlayudas (often spelled ‘clayudas’ because of the way the word sounds when pronounced) are sort of like Mexican pizzas, with a crispy tortilla crust topped with meat, cheese and vegetables. Strictly speaking, the word tlayuda refers to the crust. The tlayuda oaxaqueña at Cemitas y Tlayudas Pal Cabron has a fourteen-inch tortilla crust imported from the Oaxaca region of Mexico. It is topped with refried black beans, cabbage, fresh Mexican cheese, Oaxacan string cheese (quesillo), beef tasajo, Oaxacan chorizo (a secret family recipe), and marinated pork cecina. Prices range from 6.50 for plain quesillo to 12.50 for the combinada (a combination of cecina, tasajo, chorizo and quesillo). The vegetariana has not only avocado but cactus as well. Update: Pal Cabron […]