Flor de Mexicali

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2013

    It's Easter Weekend, Which Means Santa Ana's Bristol Street Becomes Ground Zero for Lowrider Cruising

    Don't believe the hipsters: the true throbbing center of SanTana life is the corner of Bristol Street and McFadden Avenue. This is where wabs flock to whenever the Mexican soccer team wins a big game (which, nowadays, ain't often). This is where a massive shopping plaza hosts a Northgate González m ... More >>

  • Food

    December 27, 2012

    Read Stick a Fork In It!

    If you're still not reading our food, then you're mean

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Santa Ana's Outstanding Tortilleria Flor de Mexicali to Expand to Garden Grove

    Flor de Mexicali, the Santa Ana bakery that makes what may be the very best tortillas in Orange County, is expanding to Garden Grove. The store, which previously was the completely forgettable Eden's Bakery, is located at 12859 Chapman Avenue, in the Vons shopping center at the corner of Haster Stre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2012

    Tortilla Tuesdays: La Banderita

    Let's take a moment for a reality check here. Orange County has, as we've demonstrated in this column, some truly outstanding tortillas. There are tortillas in every corner of the county that are made the traditional way and which taste right. The problem is that when it is 5:18 p.m. and your dinner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Tortilla Tuesdays: La Flor de Mexicali

    9 a.m., Memorial Day. Santa Ana is mostly silent, sleeping off as much of the previous night's hangover as they can before venturing timidly out for extended-weekend menudo and birria. The line at TortillerĂ­a Flor de Mexicali looks jarring; it extends out the door and into the parking lot, people w ... More >>