Tag Archive: mexican

DTLA: Mexicali Has a New Home

  When I first encountered Mexicali on the street years ago, I must have arrived after a big rush. I had heard about these “great tacos” and something curiously named a vampiro. Unfortunately,… Continue reading

Don Julio Margarita Dinner at Border Grill

Happy National Margarita Day! A few weeks ago, I was invited to Don Julio‘s Margarita Dinner at Border Grill in Santa Monica.The four courses were paired with Don Julio cocktails and spirits. We… Continue reading

Bell: La Casita Mexicana

  I’ve wanted to try La Casita Mexicana for a long time. It’s been on my list forever and this year, I was determined to tackle it. I had heard of La Casita… Continue reading

Minty Event: Taco Time at Metro Balderas

    It’s come to my attention that anything in tacos are delicious. What you say, how can that be? Well, let’s test this theory with pig uterus tacos at Metro Balderas. Don’t… Continue reading

DTLA: Happy Hour at El Cholo

El Cholo is beloved by many Angelenos. It opened in in the late 1920s and has been going strong ever since. Known for their green corn tamales which are only available May through… Continue reading

Las Vegas: Tacos & Tequila

A couple of weeks ago, I went to Las Vegas for the Repeal Day party at Cathouse at the Luxor. When asked around, everyone said we should try nearby Tacos & Tequila (T&T).… Continue reading

West Hollywood: Rosa Mexicano

I was invited to check out the new Rosa Mexicano in West Hollywood as a possible venue for an upcoming event. I have been to the location at LA Live and I have… Continue reading

SF: La Taqueria

It’s been said La Taqueria is Thomas Keller’s favorite taco joint. I can see why. Fresh off my flight from LA, I was starving (damn delayed flights because of fogged in SFO!) and… Continue reading

DTLA: Aladdin’s Coffee Shop

  In my quest to find a good affordable lunch around my office in South Park, Downtown Los Angeles, I stumbled upon Aladdin’s Coffee Shop. Owned by Salvadorans for 30+ years, Aladdin’s Coffee… Continue reading

Las Vegas: China Poblano

  Before the Black Keys concert in Vegas a couple of weekends ago, we descended upon China Poblano for eats. The five of us ordered a slew of dishes and it was great… Continue reading