Trader Joe's is known for traveling the globe to find a wide and ever-changing variety of foods. They recently went next door to bring back Organic Stone-Ground Mexican-Style Dark Chocolate, which has the shape, taste and paper packaging of traditional south-of-the-border chocolates.
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Celebrating this year's Best of L.A. issue -- now out in print and online -- we're counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
15: Fish Taco from Ricky's Fish Tacos.
There's so much to love about Ricky's: Ricky Piña himself, who couldn't find good enough Ensenada-style fish ... More >>
Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 4), we'll be counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
74: The Sea Urchin Tostada at La Guerrerense.
Sure, you can eat Sabina Bandera González' glorious seafood tostadas here in Los Angeles, at the LA Street Food ... More >>
There's something about a restaurant with shoes on the ceiling that just throws us off. At La Otra Taqueria Escuela, Steven Arroyo's brand-new addition to his food fiefdom forming around the corner of Stanley and Beverly (joining the original year-old Escuela Taqueria and the three-year-old Potato ... More >>
Guzzle & Nosh.Tacos Carmelita.
Sad news: One of our favorite Eat This Now finds has closed. Tacos Carmelita, a shoebox of a shop dishing tacos de guisado in the long shadow of Langer's has gone out of business.
We fear that the attention (from us and other outlets) may have inspired The Man ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshA pambazo from Antojitos de mi Abuelita.
The first time we met Street Gourmet LA blogger Bill Esparza, we were about to dig into one of Antojito de mi Abuelita's bright red, guajillo chile-dipped pambazos with its guts of chorizo, potatoes, shredded lettuce and crumbled cheese n ... More >>
phil_g/flickrPut down that frozen tamale and back away slowly. KTLA reports that a recall of 144,000 thousand pounds of frozen tamales made and sold in California is in effect.
Homestead Pasta Company is the source of the faulty food, as the meat and poultry within the tamales has been found ... More >>
Courtesy of KCRW.Chef Rick Bayless.Now that chef Rick Bayless has succeeded in finally introducing Los Angeles to authentic Mexican cuisine, he's introducing us to authentic music.
The controversial Chicago chef behind (well sorta kinda behind) recently opened upscale Mexican restaurant Red ... More >>
Ho hum, another taco truck is rolling out. But wait until you hear what this one has to offer -- free tacos and taco fillings that are laced with tequila. The truck will travel all over Los Angeles and environs, starting with a launch in Glendale today, June 1st. During the next two months it ... More >>
Amazon.comThe Art of Mexican CookingWhen Charles Eliot, the former Harvard president, declared that one could get a perfectly serviceable education by spending 15 minutes a day reading from the books that could fit on a five-foot shelf, he did not have cookbooks in mind. But these days, with ... More >>
Can all food be created equal? Mama's Hot Tamales, everyone's favorite MacArthur Park tamale establishment, is bringing their democratic ideals, community service and unique cooking knowledge to Pasadena.