Masataco in Whittier sells everything from tacos to masks

Need pandemic supplies? This Whittier taco shop probably has them.
Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • April 10, 2020
Many Los Angeles restaurants have reinvented themselves as neighborhood markets to survive the ongoing coronavirus shutdown, but one Whittier taquería is taking things a step further by selling medical safety gear — including KN95 masks, the...
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