La Mascota Bakery celebrates 65 years with 65-cent tamales

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La Mascota Bakery has been a stalwart of the Boyle Heights food scene - 65 years strong. To celebrate, they're serving up their famous tamales for only 65 cents.

La Mascota Bakery has been a stalwart of the Boyle Heights food scene - 65 years strong. To celebrate, they served up their famous tamales Friday for only 65 cents.

The bakery, which opened in 1952, is holding a weekend-long celebration filled with food and Mariachi music to mark its longstanding residency in the community.

The first 65 customers each day from Friday to Saturday will get a free commemorative t-shirt and a sample of the mini veggie tamales.

But don't wait on the full-size 65-cent tamale deal: It runs through 2 p.m. Friday only.

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