Tag Archive: mexican

Boyle Heights: Mexican and Mediterranean Mashup at Xtiosu Kitchen

  Calling themselves an Oaxacan Arabesque eatery, X’tiosu Kitchen in Boyle Heights is serving up a mashup of Mexican (Oaxacan) and Mediterranean/ Middle Eastern (Arabesque) food. I dropped by this week with a… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Bacon Guacamole, Tacos & Tequila at TINGA

The question is can you have a frozen margarita made with fresh citrus? And TINGA answered, YES! The newest outpost opened in Santa Monica a few months ago. Locals in the area say… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Tacos El Gordo

Since airport food tends to be so horrible, I rather wait until I get to my destination for food. This usually then means eating at an odd hour when I finally get into… Continue reading

San Diego: Tacos and Shrimp Burrito at Bahia

  On our first afternoon in San Diego last month, we checked out the nearby Bahia Mexican Restaurant near our hotel. I was craving fish tacos and it looked like an ideal location-… Continue reading

Hollywood: Whole Hog Dinner at 3Dog Cantina Recap

Recently I was invited to a whole hog dinner at 3Dog Cantina. It opened last Fall along the Cahuenga Corridor in Hollywood. In my 20s, I ran around Cahuenga to the different bars… Continue reading

Playa Launches a Mexi-Chinese Menu

When Test Kitchen came back for Round Two at Bestia, I hadn’t paid much attention until I saw Chef John Sedlar was introducing his Mexi-Chinese menu which is now currently available at Playa.… Continue reading

SF: Menudo at Gallardos

  On my last day in SF, I really wanted soup. Although mostly sunny over Labor Day weekend, it was typically blustery and cold. I thought a nice bowl of menudo would do… Continue reading

Red O’s Street Food Social Happy Hour

Red O recently began happy hour from 4 to 6 PM, Tuesdays through Saturday. Their Social Hour serves street food, oysters and specialty cocktails at sweet prices. Chicago Chef Rick Bayless consulted on… Continue reading

Brooklyn: The Bar at El Moderno

I should have probably been warned off by the awning boldly proclaiming “Mexican style food” as I am from LA and why would I try Mexican food in New York? As it happens,… Continue reading

Passover at Rosa Mexicano

Jonathan Waxman, Rosa Mexicano‘s new culinary advisor, has planned a Mexican Passover menu available at Rosa Mexicano locations.This is the 10th year anniversary of the culinary program at Rosa Mexicano and the menu… Continue reading