So I know all of you go to Anepalco's off Main Street in Orange, the first branch of Danny Godinez's coming empire of alta cocina Mexican food. But not enough of you have yet made the trek to the second Anepalco's, the one off Chapman Avenue kitty-korner from UCI Medical Center. That one gets a good ... More >>
Pictured: Gabriel Zambrano at left, with Carlos Salgado of Taco María, outside Zambrano's Soho Taco. Missing: Danny Godínez of Anepalco's and Gabbi Patrick of Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen. We'll rectify this soon--details to come...Follow OC Weekly on Twitter @ocweekly or on Facebook!
I eat at Anepalco's Cafe in Orange enough enough so that I've gotten to know chef-owner Danny Godinez pretty well, the kind of relationship where he tells me things months in advance, then swears me to secrecy because he knows I won't blabber about it to everyone until he says it's nice and ready ... More >>
And I'll end our year-end write-up of lists with this! If it skews a bit toward the Latino side, it's because that's where some of the most exciting cooking was happening in Orange County this year. Enjoy!
Should be eaten at Anepalco's, not a to-go box at work, but what are you gonna do....Anepalco's Cafe in Orange has been hopping for the past couple of months, ever since chef-owner Danny Godinez veered from his legendary modernist chilaquiles and epic Spanish-style tortillas and began tweaking hi ... More >>
Welcome to the Weekly's list of our 100 Favorite Dishes for 2011! Tune in every day until we get to número uno! Now, on the the the latest entry...Anepalco's is rightfully celebrated for its traditionalist approach to French crepes and modernist take on Mexican meals, but folks sometimes forget ... More >>
Photo by Todd BarnesBehold the second part of our interview with Danny Godinez, chef and head of the wonderful Anepalco's Cafe in Orange. Rather, behold it after the jump, where he dishes on the superiority of crepes over enchiladas, the raging debate about authentic versus fake Mexican food, and ... More >>