Madre is a fantastic Oaxacan restaurant that started in Torrance and recently opened a new location on Fairfax. The expansive menu features everything from mole bowls to pozole to chorizo memelas, plus fantastic cocktails to-go. If you’re looking to feed the whole family, they also offer different meal kits and group packages.
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A modern space for excellent tacos on the Westside. Yes, you read that correctly - the Westside.
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