Las Glorias del Buen Comer
Mexican in Silver Lake
- Perfect for
- Outdoor/Patio Situation
- Quick Eats
- Serious Take-Out Operation
Las Glorias del Buen Comer is a casual order-at-the-window operation specializing in Mexican comfort food, some plant-based options, and all-day breakfast for those needing a 2pm chorizo scramble. We’re also big fans of the covered outdoor patio at this Silver Lake spot that’s full of hanging plants and string lights that tune out the nearby buzz from the 101. Make sure to try the pozole blanco first and formost. And if you’re looking for some companion dishes, we like the salty machaca scramble with onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers, or their wet burritos that are very good, very big, and covered in a tomatoey salsa roja.
Machaca is one of our favorite things to eat in the morning because it simultaneously delivers the tenderness of shredded beef and the saltiness of dried meat. It’s stewed with plenty of onion, bell peppers, and tomato, all of which tastes great with a big pile of scrambled eggs.
This pozole is all about the combination of savory rendered pork fat, garlic, and sweet onion that builds up as it bubbles away for hours on end. The stew’s pork is buttery soft, the hominy is nicely al dente, and the avocado slices add a nice creaminess to this cloudy bowl of soup. Add plenty of citrus and salsa if you’re in need of some extra acid or heat since it’s fairly mild.
There are good veggie burritos, bad veggie burritos, and boring veggie burritos–this one is definitely the latter. While the rice and beans are perfectly fine, the guac, onions, and cilantro don’t bring much to the table inside of the very dense flour tortilla. Just double up on pozole instead.