Gustavo Arellano first wrote about Lola Gaspar four years ago, when our food blog was still young and the restaurant had just opened. He weaved a brutal account of the inattentive service, the exorbitant $9 tacos trios, and a toothless habanero salsa that he likened to pasta sauce (and even included a YouTube video of a teen eating a habanero whole for good measure). That post went on to garner more comments than ever seen before or since, proving that scathing, truthful reviews aren't only the most fun to read, but also the best to inspire debate. So it was a surprise when one recent day, Gustavo sent me an email saying, "I've actually gone in twice over the past two months, and haven't been kicked out! Food is good/great, atmosphere is no... More >>>