Margi Chimichangas Is Serving Deep-Fried Deliciousness from a Trailer

A native Italian and his Mexico-born wife are perfecting crunchy, tasty seafood burritos in the Arts District
Josh Lurie • Los Angeles Magazine • August 4, 2021
The Arts District has seen a recent burst of energy after lying relatively dormant during the pandemic, with people once again flocking to the trendy neighborhood. Seventh and Mateo has become an increasingly hot corner for people looking for...
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