• Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    The Best Restaurants in Orange County, 2014

    Well everyone, its that time of the year again. We've pondered ever so hard and have come up with a list of what we think are the best everything in Orange County. Now, for those of you who can't click over to the Best Of section of our website, or pick up a paper copy (Seriously though, they're glo ... More >>

  • Food

    March 13, 2014
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    September 28, 2012

    No. 11: Picadita at Alebrije's Grill

    You can join the thousands of non-wab Orange Countians who have visited Alebrije's on the corner of Main and Cubbon streets in SanTana, eat nothing but their legendary taco acorazado (which we named our favorite dish in Orange County in 2010 because it was), and you'd be in our good graces forever. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2012

    Musicos con Yo Soy 132: The Anti-Rebecca Black Pack!

    [UPDATE, JUNE 8, 2:21 P.M.: A major scandal continues to erupt in Mexico just as a number of musicians co-signed onto one of #YoSoy132's objectives in demanding democracy and equality in the media. Allegations have surfaced in Britain's Guardian newspaper that PRI presidential candidate Enrique Peñ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Alebrije's, Home of the Legendary Battleship Taco, Gets New Look, Items

    ​Dave, Edwin, Shuji and I have written so much about Alebrije's that we could publish a book about it (or--cue Oscar Bluth--am I?). It's all about the food: Mexico City-style favorites like pambazos, quesadillas and alambres, and the legendary taco acorazado, that monster of milanesa and masa that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    10 Great Tacos in Orange County

    We'll get to these guys soon enough...​The numbers don't lie, people: despite the protestations of some commenters to the contrary, ustedes LOVE lists! Ustedes LOVE Best Of-related stuff! So, to increase the love, we're combining the two! A list of Best Ofs! YEAHHHHHHHHHH!!!Here's the comprende, M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    #70. Beso de Monja at El Rincón del Sabor

    ​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, and we lazy scribes love easy hits, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...The dish: beso de monja, essentially a quesadilla, but with much more ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    Attention, All High-End Roach Coaches!

    Feed the Taco Man, por favor...​Dear High-End Roach Coaches: I admit it--I'm one judgmental pendejo. I have dismissed ustedes as mere scenesters, as ingrates who hopped onto a trend without acknowledging the Mexican pioneers who sued for the rules and regulations you can now easily navigate becaus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Battle of the Cuernavacans: You Sunk My Acorazado!

    Cuernavacan prideTaco acorazadoGet in mah belly.Dave LiebermanAlebrije's taco acorazado​

  • Food

    April 22, 2010

    Taqueria Morelos: Thy Name Is True

    [Hole in the Wall] This Garden Grove eatery actually does serve Morelian specialties

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Tacos Acorazados, Tacos de Amor

    If there's a Mexican food more soul-satisfying than milanesa, I want it shot, drawn and delivered to me. I mean, how can you not love it? It's beef that's been dipped in egg and breaded, then deep-fried. It's the Mexican equivalent of chicken-fried steak, but with enough garlic to repel vampires in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Gustavo's Top Five Dishes of 2009

    Taco acorazado picture lovingly ripped off from Edwin's personal blog, Monster Munching...​Edwin and Dave will chime in later with their lists; here's mine, in a particular order:1. Tacos acorazados at Alebrije's: Out of all the regional Mexican specialties la naranja offers, this is the best: a h ... More >>

  • Food

    July 23, 2009
  • Music

    October 10, 2002