If Angelenos are becoming intoxicated by Mexico's culinary renaissance, Northern Baja has been our gateway drug. Several events have popped up in recent years (most recently, at Playa) in which chefs from Tijuana and Ensenada have come up over the border to showcase their talents to eager SoCal fans ... More >>
Angelenos who visit Mexico City inevitably return home on the hunt for certain foods. Squash blossoms. Huaraches. Mollejas. And the mighty pambazo. While the sandwich can be found in various regions, it's especially ubiquitous on the streets of el Distrito Federal.
Variations abound, but pambazos ... More >>
Anne FishbeinCarnitas Exhibit #1: Metro Baldera's costilla, or rib meat taco
In his latest Counter Intelligence column, "Pork in the Time of Swine Flu -- Mexico City's Pig Cuisine, Snoot to Hoof," Jonathan Gold writes:
"Toasted corn has its place. Chiles are indispensable. The indescribable scent ... More >>
These are members of the Frente de Pueblos en Defensa de la Tierra (FPDT), during a reggae and ska festival in San Salvador Atenco on Friday. They took the stage with their iconic machetes and read from a declaration calling for the liberation of political prisoners swept up by the government du ... More >>