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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
Review: El Rayo Cantina
There are two traditional ways for folks from the US to encounter Mexico: get down and dirty, or really polish it up.
| June 15, 2012
All You Can Eat Mariachi?
Another night at the Gringo Lounge.
| May 18, 2012
Review: Casa de Mi Padre
Will Ferrell is the macho ranchero with a heart of gold in Matt Piedmont's parody.
Matt Piedmont's spoof of Mexican cinema
| March 16, 2012
Review: El Tapatio
Although El Tapatio is a full-fledged Mexican restaurant, with distinct Tex-Mex and Cal-Mex accents, it has certainly adapted to one Rhode Island tradition: bountiful portions.
Transported to the border
| January 06, 2012
Review: Taco Trio
The surest formula for greatness is to turn your weakness into a strength.
In search of Mexillence
| September 02, 2011
Photos: Grand opening for Lola's Tequila Bar & Cantina
Lola's Tequila Bar & Cantina celebrates their grand opening on July 28, 2011.
Lola's Tequila Bar & Cantina | July 28, 2011
| July 29, 2011
If you are looking for a prototypical American restaurant in this week that started with Independence Day, you could do worse than Gogi.
Korean tacos arrive in Portland at last
| July 08, 2011
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
It turns out that the tequila-bar thing can be done right.
Sensational small plates and tequila done right
| May 27, 2011
Review: La Frontera
An old adage says, "Never eat at a place called 'Mom's,' " which of course is not a snipe at actual mothers, but the folly of marketing a restaurant as somehow capable of channeling the love, care, and multi-generational lore that the ideal of mom's co
Your own mom should cook so beautifully
MC SLIM JB
| April 15, 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
[live review] The David Wax Museum @ Oberon
The Mexicano-Americana folk band the David Wax Museum’s CD-release party for their new Everything Is Saved at Oberon Thursday night was a triumph in every...
| February 04, 2011
Whaddapita is an indicator of our bright lunch-future. It brings to Mediterranean food the trend of giving upscale-fast-food treatment to regional cuisines, sort of like the BajaFresh chain did with Mexican.
Whaddapita sends fast Mediterranean fare upscale
| October 01, 2010
Savor the local flavor
In some college towns, you're lucky if you can find two or three good eateries. In Providence, you could get through med school and still not be done exploring — especially if you're willing to venture deep into the city and out across Rhode Island.
Hungry? You've come to the right place
| September 03, 2010
A Mexican Metamorphosis
Kafka comes to Arizona
| June 04, 2010
Few Boston neighborhoods are as blessed with affordable restaurants, or as unfairly overlooked, as Eastie.
A cozy Eastie spot for Colombian snacks and more
MC SLIM JB
| August 28, 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
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