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After the burritos and tacos, try chilaquiles
Even though my Mexican cooking teacher, Azminda Cansino, knows my name is Lindsay, the text I got from her was: "Nene, what is the plan?"
tasting a Mexican staple
| July 27, 2012
Forget burritos — try this chicken soup
Well into her 30s with two kids and a husband, Azminda was still being ribbed by her father for being a bad cook.
| April 06, 2012
Review: Trini's Tacos
Tucked into an L-shaped strip mall on Post Road, where one of the few remaining Newport Creamerys is the anchor and various eateries have come and gone, is Trini's Tacos.
Simple pleasures, Tex-Mex style
| June 17, 2011
The best of Providence's mobile cuisine
These are the gems of this growing biz. If you’re already a regular at these places, sorry for the bigger line this time tomorrow. If you’re a rook, enjoy.
| June 10, 2011
Review: Cactus Grille
Longevity for a non-ethnic Mexican restaurant around here sometimes has less to do with quality than with the Americanization of tastes.
Mexican with an American accent
| March 25, 2011
Mike's, downtown on Congress, bills itself as "home of the rock n roll sandwich." This deli doubles as a shrine to local music — sandwiches are named after local bands, and show posters cover the walls in the back room — and to the idea of rock music in
Rock music as soul food
| November 26, 2010
For the dining-out-obsessed, it's hard to escape the nagging feeling that you're not keeping up with restaurant openings.
Fine tacos in a shinier-than-usual setting
MC SLIM JB
| August 06, 2010
Review: El Parque
Recent talk of favorite eateries turned to places with "a good vibe." That certainly holds true for El Parque, a relative newcomer to Portsmouth’s Island Park neighborhood.
A Mexican oasis in Portsmouth’s Island Park
| June 25, 2010
Sometimes you don’t want just a taco or two, or the usual burrito stuffed with rice and beans as the quickest way to fill you up.
No sombreros allowed
| April 09, 2010
East Boston is a treasure trove of Latin American restaurants serving delicious, filling fare.
Another budget-priced Eastie winner serving traditional Central American fare
MC SLIM JB
| April 02, 2010
El Pelon reopens in Brighton today
El Pelon, part of the row of restaurants on Peterborough Street that burned down in January 2009, will re-open later today at a new location...
| March 19, 2010
Apple's ubiquitous iPhone ads would have you believe there's a portable application for every possible problem. How about this one: finding good, inexpensive chow in culinary dead zones at odd hours of the day?
Fast, fresh Mexican in a neighborhood that needs it
MC SLIM JB
| July 10, 2009
Gone, baby, gone
Boston bids farewell to one of its brightest spots — the row of six diverse and delectable restaurants on Peterborough Street that were consumed by a four-alarm fire early Tuesday morning.
Fenway eateries burn down; Phoenix staffers may starve to death
| January 07, 2009
UPDATE: El Pelon is open again
Judging from the lunchtime crowd there just now, it seems the word is already out, but it bears mentioning anyway: El Pelon is back open...
| January 29, 2008
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