Cactus Salad, Los Angeles Style
L.A. style indeed.
Nopalitos y chapulines, a salad of prickly pear and grasshoppers, as served at La Huasteca in Lynwood. (Glenn Koenig / Los Angeles Times)
La Huasteca in Lynwood. Chef Rocio Camacho, who made her mark at Moles La Tia, is focusing on pre-Columbian cuisine.
Pre-Columbian indeed. Cactus and crickets! Ooh boy. What would my mother say.