Maybe it was the flat screen hanging high against one wall showing a stock car race that brought the question to mind, but while I was interviewing Danny Thompson in his Huntington Beach shop for today's cover story, I asked about the lack of reality television cameras there. After all, your Speed ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's the difference between Tex-Mex and New Mexican food?
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And what's one thing Mexicans are good for?
If I wasn't so enamored of covering Orange County--from the restaurants to the pedophile priests, skinheads, and Don Papi Pulido--I could easily live life as a professional Mexican, caring about nothing but what affects wabs. As it stands, I can only address national Mexi issues with my ¡Ask a M ... More >>
You'll remember late last year that a group of Chicano activists unmasked the person behind the mildly amusing "Ask a Chola" web persona as Chloe Michalopoulos, a SanTana loft dweller who's about as much a Mexican and a real-life chola as I am a CCIR member. The Internet condemnation of her was f ... More >>
Is there a better ingredient than real, honest butter? I think not. With the Super Bowl right around the corner, I'd like take a moment to share this production for a food product that deserves a nomination for the best food commercial ever. Now, compare and contrast with what we produce.