Posters hawking 99¢ dishes paper the windows of this small storefront a couple doors down from the neon sign promising Exotic Dancers. Inside we found trays of housemade sweets and crunchy snacks in bulk for sale by the pound. I asked for a sample of the spicy cashews. Freshly roasted and tossed with chili-laden seasoning, they were lightly salted, rich with oily goodness and the kind of heat that builds up and warms the whole mouth. William sprang for a pound for $6.
On El Camino Real, north of Lawrence Expressway, between KFC and Carl's Jr., in the same strip mall as 7-Eleven