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Watch: How This Cuban Bakery Became a Los Angeles Legend

‘Cult Following’ goes to Porto’s for its iconic potato balls and tres leches One of the biggest and busiest restaurants in the Los Angeles area is a Cuban bakery called Porto’s. No matter what time of the week, each location of the mini-chain overflows with people looking for affordable sandwiches, potato balls, and cheese rolls. In this episode of Cult Following, host Serena Dai visits a massive new location in Buena Park, where thousands of people waited for hours to grab pastries when it first opened.
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