Cheap Eats: Central/South American, June 2012

The one and only Bolivian restaurant in Los Angeles County happens to be a remarkably comfy place to experience the much lauded sal-teñas: sweet-and-savory meat pies made with eggs and raisins. (They taste better than they sound, we swear.) The contrasting flavors of these ramped-up empanadas are heightened by a generous dose of cumin, oregano, and red peppers.