Mama's Hot Tamales Cafe 2124 W 7th St, Los Angeles, (at Alvarado St, opposite Mac Arthur Park) Vegan-friendly Serves meat, veg options available. Established in downtown Los Angeles by the Institute for Urban Research and Development. Around 50% of the menu items can be made vegan and are marked as so. Tofu option for burrito, tostada, and torta. Plus salads, fried plantains, chips and salsa. No lard used. Open Mon-Sun 11am-3pm.