Back in 2010, during the City of Bell scandal, there was a kind of running joke among members of the L.A. press corps that the most redeeming aspect of weeks spent at city council meetings and cheap motels was the food -- more articles were likely hashed out over glorious plates of mole poblano at L ... 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.
96: La Cevicheria's Bloody Clam Ceviche.
During the most oppressive days of summer, when the beaches are packed elbow-to-elbow and waves of heat radiate up fro ... More >>
Anne Fishbeinthe invisible restaurant critic
Dear Mr. Gold:
Chef Rick Bayless has continuously told the media that he thinks L.A. is a "timid" food city and that we do not have as good regional Mexican cooking as what he can find in Chicago. He seems to think that we only have "California" Me ... More >>
Amy ScattergoodCamarones al Vapor
The easiest way to gross out those friends of ours who are less inclined to adventurous eating is to serve them something that actually looks like what it is. Ground mystery meat in a Jack-in-the-Box taco goes unquestioned, but things like whole fish, crab l ... More >>
A fight over Mexican supremacy ended up with a man shot.Updates:
Oh boy, this only gets better. Police told KNX 1070 Newsradio that the suspect was en route to (you guessed it) Mexico when he was arrested and noted that he had never been. Authorities allege his father was taking him there.
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