J.T will be back with more critical commentary on Quartz in September, but for now, it’s time to enjoy L.A. on some ‘time off’. </:)
El Gran Burrito is arguably East Hollywood’s greatest Mexican restaurant, and at over twenty years at Vermont and Santa Monica, one of the neighborhood’s longest lasting franchises, ever. The reason? Your favorite bean and cheese burritos go for $5, while scrumptious tacos sell for $1.25; all made fast, easy, and flawlessly.
From there, El Gran offers all the popular Mexican classics from enchiladas for the sauce buffs to nachos for cheese lovers.