Monday, February 4, 2013

Street Gourmet LA About Town: Chef Marcela Valladolid, Booze, Soda, Tacos, Beer in Mexico and More from LA Mag and the OC Weekly

It's been a busy couple of months, and let's just cut to the chase! Here are some recent articles you may have missed.

Los Angeles Magazine Digest

Los Angeles is full of Latin American sodas with unusual flavors--take a sweet tour of the best in town on Poppin' Bottles.

The Baltimore Ravens have prevailed in Super Bowl XLVII, but the snacking goes on. Here's a carne asada nachos recipe from the boys at Mexicali Taco Co. for your next party, or for your next Blockbuster night.

Don Lencho's in South L.A. has whole grilled fish that's worth a detour.

Legit brisket taco action in Walnut Park by La Guera makes the cut. This is one of the best late night hits in the city.

La Diva del maguey, Chef Marcela Valladolid introduces her own family label: tequila Hacienda de la Flor.

A legendary and unknown spirit  from Mexico, bacanora, lands at Bar Ama in Los Angeles--it's worth the trip alone.    

Border Grills's avocado taco is a delicious north of the border invention by Chefs Mary Sue Millikin, and Sue Feniger.

OC Weekly-Tijuana Si 

Cervezeria Wendlandt serves up Baja craft beer and Baja cuisine that's inspired, right in the heart of Ensenada's tourist zone.

and, I have an evening of burritos and wine at the Tijuana institution: Bol Corona.

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