Culture

Spring Equinox at Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza on a normal day, early morning before the crowds As the Sun sets over Temple of Kukulkan aka El Castillo, during the Spring Equinox, the light and shadows dance down the side of the pyramid, resembling a serpent.  The crowds that assemble to watch the light show can create a very electric […]

Vacation in Mexico? Claro que si!

Your sick and tired of always visiting the family on your vacation. The kids are finally gone and you want to get away to someplace fun, exciting, and not too expensive. The problem is, where should you go?  It’s a question people frequently ask, and yet sadly, many will never […]

Dining with Dave… The Taste of Mexico

Start with a great base of restauranteurs who love the traditional flavors of Mexico.  Add a few spicy newcomers to the mix and then sprinkle in some mezcal to balance the tequileros and what have you got? The Taste of Mexico, direct from Los Angeles each October.The Taste is actually […]

Good to be back…

After some travel and a week off battling the flu, it’s good to be back. First up will be a look at an Austin institution, Torchy’s Tacos then a look back at the Taste of Mexico, an annual celebration of Mexico food and culture, held each year in downtown Los Angeles, California. […]

Get a Taste of Mexico… in Los Angeles

Normally when people think about Mexico and her culture, they associate that specifically with being in Mexico.  Tonight though, many of us will be celebrating Mexico, her culture and specifically the authentic flavors from south of the border, but in another location. In 2010 a group of restaurant owners in […]