One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
The spirits of ancient Mexican deities may soon reside in Los Angeles, enticed across the border by chef Rocio Camacho.
Camacho's two San Fernando Valley restaurants, both name ... More >>
Our 99 Essential L.A. Restaurants issue came out last week, and we're highlighting a few categories drawing from the list. Today: Mexican restaurants.
This isn't every single Mexican spot on the list (there are a ton!), so make sure you check out the whole thing, but here are five of our favorites ... More >>
For those of us who have spent WAY too much time lost near the Burbank airport, driving down one street or another in the concrete tangle of one-way streets chasing Bob Hope's ghost, searching, often in vain, for Rocio Camacho's latest mole palace and maybe a stack of bright green tortillas made in ... More >>
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.
6. Mole de los Dioses at Rocio's Mole de los Dioses.
This colorful Sun Valley restaurant, tucked into a small strip mall off of I-5, has many menu i ... More >>
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 >>
What's your favorite Mexican restaurant? It just might be one of the 17 in AltaMed's new book, In Their Own Words II, by Sergio C. Muñoz.
Rather than a restaurant guide, the book tells how Mexican cuisine flourished in and around Los Angeles in the words of the restaurant owners who made it happe ... More >>
Every year, we read articles revealing the true origins of Cinco de Mayo. Nope, not Mexican Independence Day, which happens September 16. Cinco de Mayo commemorates a minor battle in the state of Puebla in 1862 where an army of mostly Mexican Indians won against Napoleon III's French troops. The hol ... More >>
If you have not yet driven up to outer Burbank to check out Rocio's Mole de los Dioses ("moles, tons of them, from the smoky-hot manchamantales to a huitlacoche mole served with veal..."), you might want to hit the freeway this Friday, as Rocio Camacho's new mole palace is having a free mole tasting ... More >>
F. FriesemaJonagold applesMole -- we've all had mole. Los Angeles may be the best place to eat mole outside Oaxaca and maybe the D.F., a bastion of both Oaxacan and Poblano styles of the ultracomplex sauce. If you can't find the famous seven moles of Oaxaca here, you're not looking. But ever ... More >>
Just a couple of months after opening up her own first restaurant, Rocio Camacho, the J. Gold approved Mole'ra formerly of Mole's La Tia and La Huasteca, has opened up a second locale. The Sun Valley extension of Rocio's Mole De Los Dioses officially opened last Saturday, Jan. 14 in a strip mall ne ... More >>