| May 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
FromÂ our Vital Signs Blog: “Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, dietitians with the Cancer Project have listed five foods you should avoid at Mexican restaurants, including some that pack more than a dayâs worth of calories, fat, and sodium,R...
| May 5, 2010
| 4:32 PM
--Even Mario is doing it. Going meatless on Mondays. He'll offer vegetarian friendly items on all his menus. [Huffington Post] --Blogspotting: The quarter-pound double chocolate cookies at Dawn Finicane's blog, Vanilla Sugar. Your Twip of the day:...
| Jul 16, 2013
Don’t be surprised if you’re walking in New York City and you run into a special quesadilla that tastes just like the ones from the Imperial Valley.
Tyler Sanders, 29, and Kyle Cameron, 24, both of Brawley, and Christian Pineda, 26, of...
| Feb 20, 2009
After living in New Mexico and Florida for the past 5 years, it has been some time since I've had GOOD Mexican food. I'm staying with my Aunt until I get my family here, and she the sweetest woman, like a second Mom to me. She tells "Mija, I hae...
| Apr 16, 2009
Ellicott City's La Palapa makes a good run of it. All at the same time, it operates as a family restaurant, a sports bar, a college-style happy-hour hangout and a few things in between. Mariachi bands stroll on Friday and Saturday nights, and folks take...
| Jan 7, 2009
The Red Hot Chili Peppers, fittingly, are singing about the City of Angels on the jukebox when Dexter Holland walks into a Long Beach bar at lunchtime, pulls off his sunglasses and reaches for a menu.
Like the members of the Chili Peppers, Holland is a...
| Mar 7, 2010
Once upon a time, say about 1972, Cabo San Lucas was a sleepy little fishing town at the southern tip of Baja California. Then came the paved highway, the international airport, the marina, the golf courses, the raucous bars and well-heeled retreats. At...
| Mar 18, 2010
I just heard the tragic news: My cheese smuggler died.
He was from my dad's native rancho of Jomulquillo in the central Mexican state of Zacatecas, a quesero whom hundreds depended on for their queso añejo, a thick, salty fromage unique to the region...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 2:42 PM
Just in time for Cinco de Mayo celebrations, here's a cookbook on tacos, the ultimate street food of Mexico. The book has an array of recipes for such classics as Pork Carnitas and Rajas and Cheese (poblano chiles and cheese) as well as ones with a twist,...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 2:54 PM
Where to eat
Hometown of the fish taco, San Diego is famed for both its seafood and California Mexican cuisine. The Gaslamp Quarter overflows with restaurants, many of them Italian.
But many of these are aimed at grownups and prices can sometimes be...
| Nov 30, 2005
A great tortilla soup can be a revelation -- rich with an intriguing roasted-corn flavor, vibrant with color and toasty, tantalizing aromas.
Classic tortilla soup, the way you'd find it in Mexico City, is simply good chicken broth combined with roasted...