A couple of weeks ago, I was in Houston to do a book signing for my book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America. Afterward, I went with friends and fans to enjoy some awesome Tex-Mex at El Real Tex-Mex, and among those who attended were two colleagues/pals from our sister paper, the Houston P ... More >>
Most older gabachos have a general idea that the Mexican food they grew up eating in Southern California was heavily influenced by Sonoran cooking: the flour tortillas and burritos and machaca and chile colorado and obsession with beef that distinguishes Cal-Mex from Tex-Mex (which owes most of its ... More >>
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For years now, La Pizza Loca and Pizza Patrón have made a killing on customizing pizzas for the Mexican palate beyond a sprinkling of jalapeños--I'm talking about carne asada and chorizo as toppings, with Tapatío as a condiment. Nevertheless, pizza isn't that popular among Mexicans in Mexico-- ... More >>