Enjoy the finest recipes from Dr. Voyageur's
favourite Mexican restaurant. Easy to prepare. Delicious to eat. Rich
but usually mild. Many dishes for lacto-vegetarians prepared without
The cookbook offers all the usual southern California
treats plus El Cholo's famed crab enchilladas, green corn tamales,
Since 1927, five generations at El Cholo have
perfected this wonderful food. Although it continues to feature
the traditional favourites found on its combination plates, El Cholo
has become well-known for its innovative menu items, which also
are highlighted in its cookbook.
This cookbook is very highly recommended. Dr.
Voyageur has enjoyed dining at El Cholo for more than half of his
When in southern California, you can reach El Cholo
Mexican Restaurant easily from downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood, the
Wilshire District, and USC. Many regular diners come from Santa Monica,
UCLA, and all of western Los Angeles.
Open for lunch and diner, El Cholo is located
at 1121 South Western, between the Santa Monica Freeway and Wilshire
Boulevard. It has been here or across the street since 1927.
El Cholo also has a branch in Santa Monica, with the same menu, that I love plus several more that I have not tried.
When not in L.A., some diners have El Cholo
ship meals all over the world, including catering for entire movies
being filmed on location. The food in this cookbook
is that good!