Feast on Colombian hot dogs and bandeja paisa at Selva

Carlos Jurado's smoky, meaty Colombian cooking gives Long Beach its next great dining destination with Selva.
Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 23, 2022
Whenever Long Beach chef Carlos Jurado visits Colombia, where he was born, he winds up feeling pulled to the hot dog stands set up along well-trafficked streets in cities across the country. Over the last century, culinary cultures across South...
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