• Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    The EV Finally Gets an SF Burrito Mojado

    Taqueria Cancun's burrito mojado is a gigantic carne asado burrito drowning in sauces. In San Francisco's Mission District, where the burrito as we know it was invented, the ultimate form is known as the burrito mojado ("wet burrito"). An overstuffed flour-tortilla burrito is smothered in all the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    This Week's Specials: German Beer Halls, Mexican Delights

    What we've been up to at Fork in the Road this week: We give you our picks for German beer halls in the city. Robert Sietsema checks out three types of guacamole and other Mexican offerings at Angelo Sosa's Anejo Tequileria. He also lists the 5 best things to eat at the Cal-Mex restaurant, Floren ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 18, 2012

    Florencia 13: Gangsters Get Their Burritos

    California expats find themselves a clubhouse in NYC

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    This Week in The Voice: Mitt Romney, American Parasite

    This week in the Voice, out today: Pete Kotz examines Mitt Romney's brand of capitalism, and finds that it represents everything you hate about America's economic system: "His specialty was flipping companies -- or what he often calls 'creative destruction.' It's the age-old theory that the new must ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Robert Sietsema at Florencia 13; One NYT Star for Alison Eighteen

    In this week's Voice, Robert Sietsema tests out Cal-Mex specialties and margaritas at the Village's Florencia 13: "You should start your meal with a flaming margarita, though that flame is confined to a small slice of cucumber floating on top. It's indicative of a playful element in Mexican cuisine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    For Homesick Angelenos: The 5 Best Things To Eat at Florencia 13

    The burrito mechado (your choice of fillings) is lightly baked and smothered in sauce. This week, Counter Culture crawls into Florencia 13, one of New York's only Cal-Mex gastronomic resources and a haven for Californians. (I would link to the piece, except it's not going up for a few hours, and I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Michelada: Doctored Beer Is Here

    The michelada at Tacos Morelos packs quite a chili-pepper wallop. For eateries that lack a full liquor license, for whom beverages like wine and beer are the only options, reduced alcohol cocktails have long been a way to add excitement to the beverage list. But in the last few years, I've had my ... More >>