Recent Posts by Art Rodriguez

La Feria de los Moles

If you love mole, then there is one place you have to be this weekend: La Feria de los Moles. This festival is in its 7th year, and is held at the iconic Olvera Street Plaza. Restaurants from all over Los Angeles, and some...
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CALABACITAS: CHEESY COMFORT FOOD

Calabacitas, or “little squash” in Spanish, is a Mexican dish of cooked squash often served as a side dish, but substantial enough for a hearty vegetarian main.  The dish can be made as a casserole, but is often made as a thick, chunky vegetable...
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SOPA DE FIDEO: MEXICAN COMFORT FOOD

Cultures all over the world have enjoyed a form of pasta for centuries, and while this humble noodle has roots in Moorish Spain, fideo is a staple in most Mexican pantries. In Spanish, fideo means noodle. This noodle is typically found in a bag...
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POBLANO GRILLED CHEESE PLEASE!

Tired of boring lunches?  It can be tough finding new ways to use familiar ingredients. So you have to try this easy lunchtime Poblano grilled cheese sandwich with Oaxaca cheese and Spanish chorizo. The rajas or strips of charred Poblano peppers provides a mild...
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