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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>