The village of Francisco Zarco, the largest settlement in the Valle de Guadalupe, sits at the junction of Federal Highway 3 and the paved road leading to La Misión. It's a hive of activity at certain times of day; outdoor chicken grills line the main boulevard, and people drive up and down from sho ... More >>
"Life's short," says the promotional postcards for Long Beach's cutesy neighborhood bakery Shortnin Bread. "Eat dessert first!" So one morning I decided to take that advice and held out on breakfast for what I thought would be a dessert-filled lunch.
Except when I arrived at Shortnin Bread's corne ... More >>
Yes, the title of this blog is a serious charge. I realize that. But it's one that I'm able to back up.Last week, I went to the ampm (that's the "official" way to spell the name of the place, I know it looks weird all lower-case, but take it up with them) on the corner of Bristol and Red Hill on ... More >>