Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez

Poll: Vote for the Best Potato Taco in LA

Around dinner time a few nights ago I started thinking about potato tacos. We had our posts last week on the Origin of the Potato and chorizo con papas so I think that's what got me going. I’ve painstakingly, and very scientifically (ah, who...
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Make Way for a Frozen Summer

Summer is knock-knock-knocking on your door and she’s brought some guests: Frozen Desserts!  Ice Cream is great, but what about the often over-looked cousins?  I’m talking about ices, pops, paletas, and raspados?  Read more

Food Pyramid: Ancient History

We’ve all heard that the great USDA Food Pyramid has fallen: Long Live the Plate!  If you recall, when the Pyramid came out in the 90s, it was controversial, not to mention confusing and...
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Berry Cool

[caption id="attachment_140" align="alignright" width="240" caption="Photo Credit: California Strawberry Commission"][/caption] Here in Southern California, we're lucky to have sweet & tart strawberries available to us nearly year-round.  There is nothing...
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