Javier is a vato loco from East LA who is obsessed with food culture and punk rock.  He's been professionally writing about food, music, and culture since he was 16 years old. He is the former West Coast Staff Writer for Vice MUNCHIES and his work has been featured in over a dozen publications like Lucky Peach, Saveur, The Washington Post, and LA Times.

At 28 years old, he published his first restaurant review for LA Weekly. He is currently working on his first cookbook.