Alta Baja Market Serves Comfort Food That Soothes and Nourishes

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • January 18, 2018
I wasn’t feeling great. Like a lot of people, I contracted the flu over the holidays and had been trying to shake its lingering effects for weeks. Thanks to a persistant cough, I craved soup almost constantly. Takeout pho, homemade chicken noodle,...
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