In 2010 I was invited to attend a new event to be held at St. Vibiana’s Cathedral in central Los Angeles. A group of chefs from some of the city’s best Mexican Restaurants had gotten together to celebrate and highlight the authentic flavors and culture of Mexico. La Casita Mexicana, […]
Bricia Lopez and Fernando Lopez Congratulations to our friends Bricia and Fernando Lopez, for being named to Zagat’s 30 under 30 Los Angeles, “Rock Stars Redefining the Industry.” Both of these two are showing they know what it takes to introduce a larger audience to the wonderful foods and […]
Recently I was in Guadalajara, walking along Plaza Tapatia with a friend and we started to get hungry. Looking for a place to eat, my friend asked where we should go. I made my first visit to Guadalajara in 1994 and one of the first places I ever went was […]
Your grandmother told you never to eat any of the street food in Mexico. And always, I mean always, insist on your food being cooked well done! But here’s the struggle, if you really adapt that attitude and skip the street, as many well intentioned gabachos advise, you will miss out on […]
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No visit to Guadalajara, Mexico can be called complete without seeing the art of world renowned muralist, José Clemente Orozco. And no serious student of the art and culture of Mexico would ever consider their education complete without a personal visit to the city that houses some of this man’s […]
The first time you see it, you have to stifle the urge to turn away. There staring blankly back at you from the pages of the local newspaper is a body, long since dead. It matters not the city, because all across the country the police pages are home to […]