Javier Cabral

Javier Cabral is a vato loco from the barrios of East Los Angeles who has been covering L.A. culture and Mexican food for 15 years. He served as a valiant restaurant scout for the late Pulitzer Prize-winning restaurant critic, Jonathan Gold, at the Los Angeles Times. His first cookbook documenting Guelaguetza's James Beard Award-Winning Oaxacan recipes will be out in Fall 2019 from Abrams Books. Hit him up at @theglutster if you want killer mariscos recommendations or just to find out when is the next punk show in the city's thriving backyard scene.