Jackie Cordova

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    No. 93, Pig in a Blanket Waffle with Gringo Bandito at Cafe Calacas

    Recently, the esteemed Café Calacas introduced a breakfast menu to join their list of Chicano-fied sandwiches, salads, and smoothies. The breakfast burritos are delicious; the breakfast sandwiches, fine. But it's with the humble waffle where husband-wife owners Rudy and Jackie Cordova are beginning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Calacas, Iconic Chicano Store in Santa Ana, Set to Close Before the End of April

    Over the weekend, Calacas, downtown SanTana's clothing and culture store on the corner of Fourth and Birch streets, officially dished its ultimate chisme. In a blog post entitled, "The Evolution of Calacas," owners Rudy and Jackie Córdova started off with the story of how they started their sm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Cafe Calacas Grand Opening This Saturday!

    ​As we reported early last month, Cafe Calacas--a Chicano-themed deli that mixes traditional lunchtime items for the office crowd with horchata and homegrown tomatoes--has spent the last couple of weeks open, but still tweaking. Their veggie sandwich, for instance, suffered from the inclusion of m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Cafe Calacas Now Open in Downtown Santa Ana

    ​Man, downtown SanTana is chockablock in new restaurants or culinary attractions to come. We're proud to be on top of all of them, and here's the latest: Cafe Calacas, a Mexican-themed coffeeshop-cum-deli is now open for business--kind of.

  • Music

    February 10, 2011

    Getting a Clue About the New Fingerprints

    [Mental Notes] Also, a sneak peek at the impending Café Calacas

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Coming Soon: Café Calacas!

    Culture, Clothing, Curios and soon...Coffee!​Rudy and Jackie Cordova were busy setting up paintings by local artists for a Valentine's Amor Eterno exhibit when I visited Calacas early Saturday morning in Santa Ana. The married couple behind the 'culture, clothing, and curios' store on Fourth and B ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 18, 2010
  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    Rudy and Jackie Cordovas 7 Favorite Things

    Owners of the mexcelente Calacas

  • Features

    September 20, 2007

    The General Store

    Trading posts, purveyors of fine goods & services, skilled tradesfolk, trinkets, gewgaws & sundries

  • Features

    September 20, 2007