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Take A Taco

Tacoteca Santa Monica, California In the de facto American taco capitol, nary a head would turn or eye bat at the opening of another high-end taqueria, but with the house specialty being Mexican alcoholic beverages such as tejuno, pulque, tepache, … Continue reading

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Save A Cow, Eat A Bug

3rd Annual Bug Fest at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Hollywood, California Memorial Day weekend – you’ve just grilled that rib-eye that only hours before was calling your name through the cellophane while it lounged on a Styrofoam tray in … Continue reading

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WARNING! Contains Cornographic Images

Huitlacoche (corn smut) Mexico It raises a few eyebrows when I announce that I’m headed to Los Angeles’ Koreatown to check out the smut, but in this particular case it’s corn smut (huitlacoche) I’m referring to. Huitlacoche has been a … Continue reading

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I Think I’ll Go Eat Worms

Eat Bug Eat Event Machine Project, Los Angeles, California Miriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines a worm as “any of numerous relatively small elongated usually naked and soft-bodied animals (as a grub, pinworm, tapeworm, shipworm, or slowworm)”. In my mind, I picture the … Continue reading

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Choose Wisely, Grasshopper

Oaxaca, Mexico Chapulines (grasshoppers) and other cuisine As most people who know me will attest, the opportunity to try unusual cuisine is one I will never turn down. I had learned that a local restaurant offered cuisine typical of the … Continue reading

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