THE TAMALES CAPITAL OF THE WORLD A NEIGHBORHOOD REVITALIZTION EXPERIENCE.
Mama's Hot Tamales Cafe was established as an economic development project by The Institute for Urban Research and Development, a community-based, non-profit agency under the leadership of Executive Director Joe Colletti, PhD, Bishop J. Jon Bruno of The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, and Sandi Romero, who is more commonly known as Mama.