“There is no border when it comes to Mexican-American culture.” Those are the words of famed Mexican artist Roberto Gil de Montes. Gil de Montes is a long time friend and mentor to Los Angeles based artist Roberto Munguia. I’ve known Roberto Munguia for over 20 years, literally since he […]
We want to congratulate the Lopez Family and their restaurant, Guelaguetza Restaurante, for being honored by the James Beard Foundation with the American Classics Award. The Award recognizes great regional restaurants that “are treasured for their quality food, local character, and lasting appeal.” L.A. Times food critic Jonathan Gold wrote: “At […]
At the recently completed Taste of Mexico, held at LA Plaza in the heart of Los Angeles, more than 30 chefs and restaurants were showing off their culinary creations. Here, in no particular order are my favorites, or to put it another way, restaurants you should check out if you are […]
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 […]
Save the date…We will be there!
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 […]
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. […]
Dave has been on the road since The Taste of Mexico on Friday and will be sharing his thoughts, reviews and highlights from the Taste soon… for now, enjoy our little sampling of photos from the evening.