Great news for LA today, as Sonoratown officially opens for business. The tiny Downtown storefront space has been quietly working along for the better part of a week, serving up their own brand of northern Mexico tacos and quesadillas to anyone who happens to walk in.
The Fashion District space is hewing close to the Sonoran desert cuisine that populates that part of northern Mexico. That means flour tortillas and carne asada grilled over mesquite wood, plus simple standbys like aguas frescas and vampiros. Sonoratown also offers a house chimichanga, essentially a lightly crisped burrito of shredded chicken breast, cheese, and peppers. You can see the (current) full menu below, though some tweaks and changes could be coming down the line as time goes on.
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Sonoratown’s operating hours for now run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., though those times could expand with demand. The team is also trying to work with the city on everything from bike racks to outdoor seating, which could help expand the tight space beyond a few stools and a wraparound counter. Until then, swing through and say hi to owners Jennifer Feltham and Teodoro Diaz-Rodriguez, while reading up on your history about what Sonoratown really means.
208 E. 8th St.
Los Angeles, CA