Shopper & Diner: Boyle Heights dining tour; Smoakin Stuff launches in Elysian Park; Silver Lake’s LAMill wins award


Take a tour of Boyle Heights eats in LA Weekly, with Andrea Borgen, a neighborhood resident and owner of Barcito in downtown. Spots on the tour trail include Mariscos Jaliscos in the 3000 block of E. Olympic, El Salsabor Pupusas in the 500 block of Lorena Street and Puertos del Pacifico in the 1200 block of Soto Street.

In other Shopper & Diner News:

  • Try the “bacon hater” or the peanut butter and jelly-smoked burgers at Smoakin Stuff close to Dodger Stadium, says Eater LA. The barbecue joint is located in the 700 block of Coronel Street in Elysian Park.
  • Silver Lake’s LAMILL received a pat on the back with a first place finish at the Compak Golden Bean Competition in Portland, Oregon, Eater LA reports. LAMILL is located in the 1600 block of Silver Lake Boulevard 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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