Category Archives: South and Central America

Dear Abbey

Taco Tuesdays at The Abbey West Hollywood, California Who wouldn’t want to see Tuesdays wiped off the map, that useless pretender of a weekday nestled between the punishing, seventh level of hell day of reckoning we call Monday and the … Continue reading

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Una Aventura Llamada Menudo

6th Annual Menudo Festival Santa Maria, California Menudo is such a simple and homespun dish, yet just the mention of it evokes a wide variety of reactions. There are those who will remember the unique smell emanating throughout the kitchen, … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Letter

Red O Restaurant Los Angeles CA In mid-2010, celebrity chef Rick Bayless decided to expand his empire past Chicago and offer Mexican fine dining at Red O in the city just north of where they simply call Mexican food “food” … Continue reading

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Überrito

Feijoada burrito Ta Bom, Los Angeles County Albert Einstein… Alexander Graham Bell… Thomas Edison… Leonardo Da Vinci… geniuses, right? Wrong. Lucky idiots, the whole lot of them. Time/space theorem, the telephone, audio recording, helicopters, hell – my nephew in 4th … Continue reading

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Don’t Pooh-Pooh the Pupusa

Pupusas El Salvador Pupusas have been part of the Los Angeles food culture since the 1980s influx of Salvadorans during civil war in their homeland. Salvadoran and Central American restaurants grill up pupusas by the thousands on a daily basis … Continue reading

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