Jonathan Gold Reviews Burritos La Palma in El Monte

Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Burritos La Palma in El Monte. There is more than one burrito on the menu, but Gold says you're there for one thing: the burrito de birria.

Photo: Amy Scattergood for the LA Times.
Photo: Amy Scattergood for the LA Times.


Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize-winning food writer for the LA Times. This week he reviews Burritos La Palma in El Monte. There is more than one burrito on the menu, but Gold says you’re there for one thing: the burrito de birria.

What to order: the burrito de birria.

Where is it: 5120 Peck Road, El Monte, (626) 350-8286. Open daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Pro tip: While you’re there, pick up some fresh made flour tortillas to take home.

For more on Burritos La Palma check out Jonathan’s LA Times review.