Patricio Dillon

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    No. 93, White Board Specials at Taco Adobe

    Hey, kids: guess what time is it? It's time to restart that Long March known as 100 Favorite Dishes (INSERT YEAR). YEAH!!! Hey, don't ding us for listicles: Weekly DataLab studies show ustedes love this gimmick, launched in honor of our coming Best Of issue. Besides, it is rather fun to do this f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    10 Great Burritos in Orange County

    O, cylindrical god!​You can hate tacos, not favor hamburgers, even look down on pho, but I dare say anyone who doesn't eat burritos on at least a weekly basis might as well pack up and move to Los Angeles...where you'll find even more burritos. Orange County was burrito country long before those t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2010

    Courtyard Kafe in Santa Ana Now Open on Former Site of Original Taco Adobe

    ​For the past couple of years, the most frustrating food explanation I had to give in Orange County is explaining what happened to Taco Adobe. There were two locations--the original one in SanTana, and a second branch in Orange--but with two separate owners. Original owner Patricio Dillon had sold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    #51. Secret Beer-Battered Fish Burrito at the OG Taco Adobe

    I have no clue why iPhone flipped my photo like this...​Because ustedes gentle readers love lists, behold the latest entry in our Top 100 dishes list that continues until Best Of--at which point, we'll give you MORE lists! Now, on with the show...If you go to the original Taco Adobe in Orange (not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    The Real Taco Adobe Now Offers Breakfast, is As Delicious as Ever

    Don't get confused by Google when you search for Taco Adobe. The website might say it's in SanTana but gives you an Orange address, and that's partially true. See, owners Patricio Dillon and Marco Esqueda ran their SanTana location for a couple of years before opening another in Old Towne Orange.The ... More >>

  • Food

    May 10, 2007

    This Hole-in-the-Wall Life

    The Adobe Way: Taco Adobe #2

  • Food

    December 8, 2005

    Grub Guide

    This Week in Salsa

  • Food

    April 28, 2005

    To Dine the Impossible Dinner

    The quixotic quest for great gourmet Mexican cuisine