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Cinco de Mayo

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  • Cinco de Mayo: Where to go this weekend for tacos, tequila, more

    Cinco de Mayo: Where to go this weekend for tacos, tequila, more
    Sunday marks Cinco de Mayo, but there are sure to be festivities held throughout the weekend. Whether you're in the mood for tequila and tacos or a Mexican-style burger, we've got you covered. Casa Vega: On Sunday, Casa Vega will be partnering with...
  • Fig chef Ray Garcia wins Cochon 555, while wearing tights

    Fig chef Ray Garcia wins Cochon 555, while wearing tights
    In the end, it’s kind of hard to say what won the day for Ray Garcia. Sure, the Fig chef rocked the Cochon 555 competition Sunday at the jam-packed House of Blues with a tender blood sausage served on cotija grits, a letter-perfect pozole and a...
  • Happy Cinco de Mayo: Here's why margaritas are not macho

    Happy Cinco de Mayo: Here's why margaritas are not macho
    The margarita was made for women.  It was even named for one. No Mexican man “would be caught dead ordering a margarita,” says Jimmy Shaw, chef-owner of L.A.’s Loteria Grill. In a weekend interview with KCRW, Shaw said tequilas...
  • Pineapple tempura, Stella Barra morning bun and other things we want in our mouths now

    Pineapple tempura, Stella Barra morning bun and other things we want in our mouths now
    If you have a stomach, Monday morning's #Weekendeats chat on Twitter was guaranteed to make you hungry. Bacon doughnuts, pineapple tempura, morning buns covered in sugar and everyone's Cinco de Mayo eats made for a seriously envy-filled discussion. Here...
  • 14 best Mexican restaurants in Southern California, by Jonathan Gold

    14 best Mexican restaurants in Southern California, by Jonathan Gold
    No places matches the breadth and depth of Mexican restaurants we have in Southern California, except Mexico City itself – and maybe not even there. You can find the cooking of almost every region in the country here, crafted at street-corner taco...
  • Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz

    Baja bound? Party down in safe, happy La Paz
    LA PAZ, Mexico — As traffic stalled along the palm-lined street, we peered from our taxi and spied the cause. A little parade came our way: boys in crimson church robes, young women balancing flower baskets on their heads, and a flatbed truck...
  • Who you tryin' to get crazy with ese?

    Who you tryin' to get crazy with ese?
    May 5 really isn’t Mexico’s independence day. But it has become a day for thirsty Americans to declare their freedom to down margaritas and shots of Patrón like a frat boy in the desert. Here are cinco parties you don’t want to miss this...
  • Pimlico gets Preakness warmup on Derby Day

    Pimlico gets Preakness warmup on Derby Day
    The screams of joy from Monica Lawler could be heard across the cavernous clubhouse at Pimlico shortly after the Kentucky Derby ended Saturday. She and her father, Bob Lawler, put money on No. 19, I'll Have Another, who had just won the first leg of...
  • I'll Have Another wins 2012 Kentucky Derby

    I'll Have Another wins 2012 Kentucky Derby
    About 7 p.m. Saturday, 25-year-old Mario Gutierrez was escorted by a group of handlers and police officers into the paddock at Churchill Downs. The sign over his head, the one touting the 138 years of Kentucky Derby history by listing the first and...
  • Keeping Mar Vista farmers market honest

    Keeping Mar Vista farmers market honest
    Early on a recent morning, Diana Rodgers, manager of the Mar Vista farmers market, drove north for two days of farm visits in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties, including to three berry growers in Nipomo. When she arrived, the farms offered gorgeous...
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