Celaya

Bakery in Silver Lake & Echo Park

A proper panaderia (Mexican bakery) is always a beautiful thing, especially when it stubbornly resists the hipsterfication of a neighborhood. The tamales here are the stuff of local legend (the magic ingredient is lard), with sweet marvels including soft, airy pan dulce (sweet bread), pasteles (cakes) and south-of-the-border donuts.

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