Glenn Bell

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2014

    The 10 Most Important Tacos in Taco History

    This week marks the beginning of Hispanic Latino Chicano Brown People Heritage Month, a time where corporations outdo each other in pandering for pesos. We here at the Weeklyare not immune to such cheap points--hell, we pander all year! So in the spirit of that, behold a listicle celebrating taco hi ... More >>

  • Food

    August 14, 2014

    Miguel's Jr.: 909-Mex?

    [Hole In the Wall] This Inland Empire chain is making a move for OC palates with its great burritos

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2013

    John Galardi, Wienerschnitzel Founder, Passes Away

    The Weekly has learned that Wienerschnitzel founder John Galardi passed away yesterday after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 75. 

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Taco Bell Crime of the Week: Van Crashes Through Wall!

    Eating at a Taco Bell in Texas is like ordering your hamburgers in Southern California from McDonald's--what's the pinche point? Taco Bell founder Glenn Bell was frank about the difficulty of spreading his chain to the Lone Star State in the 1960s, and even today, you're much more likely to see Taco ... More >>

  • Food

    March 22, 2012

    Mitla Cafe Is the Restaurant That Birthed Taco Bell

    [Hole In the Wall] This San Bernardino landmarks deserves a pilgrimage from all lovers of Mexican food

  • Food

    January 6, 2011

    El Torito Founder Is Still the Big Enchilada

    Does 86-year-old Larry J. Cano, who spread sit-down Mexican dining across the U.S., have one more cuisine-changing idea in him?

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Why Gustavo Ate at El Torito Grill in Fashion Island for Free

    ​Usually, I avoid media dinners because that means I have to rub elbows with PR hacks and the reporters who reprint everything they tell them to, and because accepting free meals doesn't sit well with me, and is something I've never done for any Weekly print review I've ever written. And I always ... More >>