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Congratulations to Socorro “Mama Yuca” Herrera ~ Día Del Yucateo

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One of our longtime favorite places to eat a taco, winner of the inaugural Taco Madness tournament in 2009, Yuca's Restaurant is a very important part of Los Angeles taco culture. Its founder, Socorro Herrera, is being lauded at the Ceremonial Proclamation of the Resolution of the City of Los Angeles: Día del Yucateco (Yucatan Day) on Friday May 24th, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Los Angeles City Hall.  You can attend! Friday, May 24, 2013 at 10AM ~ City Hall: 200 N. Spring Street. More info here.

Herrera, A.K.A. Mama Yuca, will be honored at the ceremony, presented by Casa de la Cultura Maya (House of Mayan Culture) and honorable councilmember Ed P. Reyes. This special ceremony will celebrate the hard working people of the Yucatan living in LA who have made a significant effort to promote their culture and the state of Yucatan. Socorro Herrera used her culinary passion combined with her family's dedication of community development to make a cultural impact on this city.

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