Let's count the reasons we love mole. It's rich and intense. Warm and comforting. Spicy, yet sweet and often savory. A seamless blend of 20 to 40 (or more) ingredients that have been toasted, roasted, ground, blended and cooked. Radiant and colorful. A mix of Old World spices with New World chiles a ... More >>
At Juan's Restaurante in Baldwin Park, the "pre-Hispanic" food Is hit or miss. But oh, that mole!
This week the review focuses on a Baldwin Park oddity, Juan's Restaurante. Odd why? Well you can read the full review to find out, or check out the abridged version:
While some of our blogger brethren headed down south this weekend to celebrate the regional cuisine of Baja California, those who hung tight had the opportunity to taste distinct moles from Oaxaca and Puebla. Over 30,000 people turned out for Sunday's Feria de los Moles at Plaza Olvera, where snakin ... More >>