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Mexican Restaurants

10 Best Mexican Restaurants in the U.S. | Posted 06.26.2014 | Food

While tacos, tortas, tamales and the like may have originated in Mexico, Americans have been more than happy to embrace these tasty south-of-the-border staples as their own. Authentic Mexican cooking can now be found in kitchens from coast to coast.

10 Best Taco Stands in the U.S. | Posted 06.23.2014 | Food

The taquería is a ubiquitous sight in Mexico -- businessmen, blue collar workers and students alike pay daily visits to taco stands in order to get their fix of fresh-made tortillas filled with sizzling meats.

Racist Juror Comment Backfires

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.22.2013 | Latino Voices

Here’s one juror who has trouble laying aside his prejudice. A federal judge allowed two Mexican restaurant owners, in the state of Maine, accus...

Most Popular Mexican Takeout

Posted 05.02.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- In case you missed the memo, this weekend is Cinco de Mayo. While there's plenty going on around town, sometimes it's nice just to pi...

What Chipotle Doesn't Want You To Know

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2013 | Business

The next time you go to Chipotle, you may be forced to utter three words you thought you'd never say: hold the guac. The burrito seller announced o...

PHOTOS: The Best Mexican Restaurants In America

Gustavo Arellano | Posted 06.17.2012 | Books
Gustavo Arellano

Mexican food in this country is as varied and delicious as what we find south of the border and--dare I say it?--as authentic as anything that Montezuma's descendants may make. Here in the United States, we combine the best of both worlds, the Mexican and the American.

Lesbian Chef Entitled To $1.6 Million After Boss Prayed To Cure Her Sexuality

Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices

It's a big payday for one New York-based lesbian chef who says her boss openly prayed to God to "heal" her. The New York Post reports that Mirella...

Chicago BYOB Rokito's Mexican Streetside Kitchen: Don't Party With Dry Meat

Serena Dai | Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago
Serena Dai

One review touted Rokito's chic interior as a symbol of an up-and-coming Uptown gastronomic scene. Shame on them -- dry, grainy pork and oily chips do not contribute to anyone's "scene."

Taberna -- Upscale Mexican Food in Beverly Hills

Jay Weston | Posted 09.07.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I've been advocating for years that an upscale, elegant Mexican restaurant would do well in Beverly Hills/West Los Angeles. Now my wish has been answered... in spades.

PHOTOS: Take A Culinary Tour Of Mexico Without Leaving LA

Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Most Angelenos know that Mexican food is more complicated than deciding whether you want a wet or dry burrito. The cuisine ranges from hearty, complex...

Rick Bayless: Chicago's Official Mexican chef?

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

In a town with at least a handful of hot Latino chefs and restaurateurs - and where 1.44 million of its 1.8 million Hispanics are of Mexican descent - when you look at all the Mexican chefs who are referred to as Mexican food experts in Chicago's media, there's no list - it's just Rick Bayless.