CHEFS AND RESTAURATEURS

Jimmy & Andy Shaw | Torta, Co

If you’re like us, then you have a soft spot for tortas. Whether is in the form of molletes for breakfast or a Cubana for a quick, late-night dinner. 

Thanks to Jimmy Shaw—the man behind Lotería Grill—and his brother Andy, your dream of eating tortas all day, every day is now an easy reality. The Shaw brothers brought their torta inspiration from their native Mexico City to downtown Los Angeles with Torta Company, the sandwich sister of Lotería Grill. 

Torta, Co. opened in January 2014 and its already established a cult following with the downtown crowd. There is a torta for everyone, from torta de milanesa de res (breaded beef cutlet), alambre (Sirloin Tips, Bacon, Poblano Peppers, Jack Cheese, Black Beans, Avocado, Jalapeño Sauce) and the famous La Cubana (Breaded Chicken Breast, Black Forest Ham, White Cheddar, Black Beans, Tomato, Avocado, Onion, Chipotle Mayo, Cilantro dressing).

 If you feel like having breakfast at any point of the day, fret no more. Torta Company has you covered with their chilaquiles en salsa verde and chicken milanesa torta, with a spread of black Beans, crema Mexicana, queso Fresco, onion and cilantro. Combining tortillas with their crusty and freshly baked telera bread never tasted this good.   

Join the torta cult following, visit Torta, Co!