Francisco Madero

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2012

    Mariscos El Cholo: Clamming It Up On Sixth and Madero

    One of my father's cardinal rules of life was that the police always eat where there's good food at a good price. New to town? Look to see where the uniforms are eating. It could be a luncheonette in New Jersey with the best Taylor ham, egg and cheese on a hard roll, a little shack in Iowa servi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Chef Carlos Valdez: El Rey del Baja California Sur

    For decades Baja California Sur has been defined--unfairly-- by the OC on the Sea of Cortez tourist spot: Cabo San Lucas, where American spring breakers go to suck down margaritas, eat nachos until they burst, perform graceless acts at wet t-shirt contests, and develop pre-melanoma lesions under the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Santa Ana, Mexico Circa 1910, Miguel Pulido, Porfirio Diaz, and the Amazing Similarities

    ​Nearly a century ago to the week, the New York Times wrote a glowing profile of then-President Porfirio Diaz of Mexico. Mexico City was in the midst of a massive celebration commemorating the country's centennial, and Diaz and his científicos (literally, "scientists," but here referring to the p ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 15, 2005

    !Ask a Mexican!

    Special Mexican Independence Day edition