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Mexican food might be the official cuisine of Los Angeles, with a taqueria on seemingly every corner and freshly made horchata a standard summer drink. But the South of the Border fare runs so much deeper than tacos, with flavors and preparations that can vary depending on what neighborhood we happen to be in. We tasted our way through moles, barbecue and piquant plates to round up L.A.’s best Mexican restaurants.