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A new Mexican restaurant that offers a mix of traditional specialties and an extensive drink menu has opened its doors for business in Gilbert.
If you need a little shove to shake you from your dining-out rut, Fall Arizona Restaurant Week is it. And this time around, it arrives with some welcome additions in Chandler, Gilbert and Mesa.
To ring in Mexican Independence Day, El Palacio is hosting a street festival. Along with the tacos, beer and margaritas, the event will also have live entertainment, a kid zone with piñatas and a raffle to win a trip for two to Ensenada. Each $5 admission ticket receives one raffle ticket; additional tickets will be available for $5 each or two for $8 the day of the event. Enter the taco eating contest or the mustache contest for free admission and a chance to win $100 cash.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The distinct regional tastes of New Mexico have become a huge draw for foodies, thanks to the cultural fusion of Anglo, Native, Mexican and Spanish cuisines.
La Ristra, a new restaurant with Spanish flare, has opened in Gilbert.
Maybe it’s trying to prepare ourselves mentally for the looming back-to-school deadline that’s got pillowy, pocketed, self-contained meals on our minds. Here are three local finds that are so easy to eat on the way out the door or toss into a lunch sack that we’re thinking of ordering extras for our doggie bag.
Sometimes it seems that just as we get ourselves fully into summer mode, we need to start thinking back to school! Oh, no!
Mexican cuisine has been popular for a long time, but my recent travels around our country have persuaded me that fish tacos are big now in a way they never were before.
Two new restaurants have opened in recent months on the opposite side of Gilbert Road, both hawking tacos and more to the growing downtown Gilbert dining crowd.
Hot chilies are members of the nightshade family, along with all other sweet peppers, potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplant.
During a weekend visit to Danny's home state of Iowa, a longtime friend of his treated us with a bag of culinary goodies she collected during her trip to Spain: a creme of sardine and whiskey pate in a small red-and-gold tin; a scorpionfish pate in a box with a drawing of the notoriously ugly sea creature on it; a tin of pimenton and another containing blood-sausage pate.
Second Mesa • A road trip to the Four Corners region of the Southwest offers a window into Native American culture, from ruins older than any other man-made structure in the U.S., to glimpses of contemporary life amid the Navajo and Hopi.
Lucha libre wrestling, surf music, cooking demos, a mariachi contest and thousands of $2 tacos characterize this event, taking place at Salt River Fields, where more than 50 teams compete for National Taco Association prizes.
MEXICO CITY — Christopher Kostow foraged in the open stalls of the Mercado San Juan, the most gourmet of Mexico City's crumbling, pungent public markets, as vendors hawked: "This way, this way! What can we offer you?"
PUEBLO, Colo. - In some respects, Pueblo is like a pint-sized Rust Belt city. It's a steel town that was once more prominent than it is today with strong ties to the Old World -- something that's still obvious when you visit Pueblo's Italian and Slovenian bakeries and markets.
On the heels of the recent announcement of the second phase of restaurants soon to be brought to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, the first phase is underway with a host of establishments already open.
SANTA FE, N.M. - New Mexico lives up to its nickname "The Land of Enchantment" every time I visit.