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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
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  July 27, 2012
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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.
East Mex
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  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
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  June 17, 2011
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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.
Truck nuts
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 10, 2011
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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
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 25, 2011
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Review: Mike's

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
By BRIAN DUFF  |  November 26, 2010


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Olecito

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
By 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
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  June 25, 2010

Diego’s

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
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 09, 2010
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Restaurante Montechristo

East Boston is a treasure trove of Latin American restaurants serving delicious, filling fare.
Another budget-priced Eastie winner serving traditional Central American fare
By MC SLIM JB  |  April 02, 2010
El Pelon reopens in Brighton today

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...
By Ryan Stewart  |  March 19, 2010


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Maria's Taqueria

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
By MC SLIM JB  |  July 10, 2009
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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
By WILL SPITZ  |  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...
By Ryan Stewart  |  January 29, 2008