Those who have tasted a good bowl of birria, the Mexican soup from Jalisco made from toasted chiles and roasted goat, know it's a soup that inspires a rapture more consuming than what tweens feel for Justin Bieber. In Los Angeles there are entire restaurants dedicated to birria -- the soft simmeri ... More >>
And are Spaniards white?
And why would an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe cause so much controversy?
If Todd gets his way you may not miss the old place muchTotally did not expect to see Ă¼ber-promoter Todd Patrick beaming from the virtual pages of both Grub Street, but there he is and the Voice's own Fork in the Road, eagerly discussing the new restaurant/club he's looking to open at Avenue ... More >>
Following today's news of his involvement with the new performance venue that's planned for the old Mo Pitkin's space on Avenue A, Todd Patrick gave us a call to clarify a few things.
Musical origins, and Swiss misses
The American version of fútbol, that is
jay8085/flickr Tequila is trendy these days. Several brands have hit the market recently, but, surprisingly, few of them are 100-percent Mexican-owned. Don Roberto, named for Don Roberto Orendain, who founded the brand back in 1924, is. Of course, it's no small label. It's made by the largest ... More >>
Eric Ripert of Le Bernardin -- and now Avec Eric -- fame, and his sommelier, Aldo Sohm, who was named "Best Sommelier in the World" last year, have launched a wine club. Avec Eric Perfect Pairings affords you two bottles along with recipes for $59.99 per month, plus shipping and handling. [Gr ... More >>
"In Mexico, you're always asked where Gael is, like if you're by yourself then you are nothing." The Mexican blockbuster Rudo y Cursi is the first film that Diego Luna and Gael Garcia Bernal have costarred in since Y Tu Mama Tambien, the much acclaimed 2001 indie coming-of-age film that simultane ... More >>
Yes, please.The makeshift taco stall inside Bushwick's Tortilleria Mexicana los Hermanos had a dedicated following of Chowhounds and cheap-eats-lovers for several years, but last year it was shut down by the killjoys at the health department for not being up to code. No one puts a stop to good food ... More >>
Auctionable behavior in the middle of a folk-art fight
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