Shopper & Diner: Tasty street tacos in Lincoln Heights; stellar soft serve in Silver Lake


A nameless taco stand blasting cumbia in Lincoln Heights was named as one of Los Angeles’ best kept secrets by Los Angeles Magazine. The man behind the stand on 26th and Humboldt, Erasmo Reyes, serves up a mean suadero con todo, carnitas and buche, or pig esophagus.

In other Shopper & Diner News:

  • Magpie’s in Silver Lake is igniting a soft serve revival, reports Los Angeles Magazine. Flavors such as coconut chai, sweet corn almond and strawberry rhubarb are poured out of a machine filled with frozen milk. Magpies is located on 2600 block of Griffith Park Boulevard.
  • Pop Shop LA is happening this weekend at Tenants of the Trees, says Racked L.A. The mini-market features distressed denim, well-worn tees, summer dresses and jewelry from brands such as LZZR, BellJar, Fair Season, Varsity Los Angeles and Trustfund21. Shop to the beats of Twin Shadow and Adrian Bear and enjoy small bites from Foood. Pop Shop LA takes place this Sunday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tenants of the Trees is located in the 2800 block of Hyperion Avenue in Silver Lake.

Cecilia Padilla-Brill is a communications writer and journalist. She writes news, health, education and feature stories. Cecilia is currently working on her first novel. She has lived in Echo Park since 1999.

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