Multi-American | How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

American snapshot: Gardena

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

A former Taco Bell turned ramen house? This place looks like it may once have dished up Crunchy Taco Supremes, but its sign now advertises homemade ramen noodles. It sits on Redondo Beach Blvd. in Gardena, one of L.A. County's Japanese American hubs and home to a growing population of Asian Americans, who represent more than a quarter of its residents.