Food

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 […]

Dining with Dave… El Naranjo, Austin, Texas

In May of 2006, school teachers in Oaxaca City staged a protest to demand higher wages.  What was originally a peaceful demonstration soon turned into a 6 month nightmare for businesses, tourism and the many people who made their living in the service industry of this United National World Heritage City. One […]