Your Counter Intelligence Preview: In Which Mr. Gold Visits Antojitos Carmen
Anne Fishbein chicken cooking in the mole at Antojitos Carmen
This week, Jonathan Gold visits Antojitos Carmen in Boyle Heights. More adventures in street food, the joys of brick-and-mortar locations, and chicken in mole.
There are restored pictures on the wall, mostly from Castellanos' village in Michoacán; rather elegant lamb barbacoa on weekends; and a small specialty in caldo de res, a beef-vegetable soup. Weekend mixiotes? A taste of Guerrero, beef and pork steamed in maguey leaves. Menudo? What the hell.