Tag Archives: Gastronomy

Tequilería El Agave (no traumas here)

My first experience with tequila was a long time ago (in the late eighties) when I was in Tijuana with some American friends. What I remember most vividly was the terror I felt when a bunch of waiters came to … Continue reading

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Love and coffee in 7-11

I love breakfast, or rather: the idea of it. Breakfast is the ideal meal where my happy childhood memories reside (along with my father’s spaghetti al ragù, which is what I wanted for my sixteenth birthday along with the Go-go’s … Continue reading

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Tripping on tripe soup

I’ve spent the past two weeks defending myself against a flu that has sucked the life out of me, and has left me with no desire to deal with indolent students who now care about their grades and homework. We … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

In Latin America many of our towns and cities are named after saints, we have fiestas patronales, and we celebrate our saint’s day. When I came to live in the United States I was surprised that Americans were getting ready … Continue reading

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How a brat fell in love with México

When I was six years old I was surprised when my mother announced that we were moving back home to Panamá -it never occurred to me that I wasn’t Puerto Rican. Puerto Rico was the only place I thought of … Continue reading

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A Vision of Mexican Fare

Published at WSJ.com Byron Smith for The Wall Street JournalFonda’s duck zarape Fonda, an authentic Mexican restaurant in Manhattan’s Alphabet City, unveiled an updated brunch menu this year. “Mexican breakfast is one of my favorite things in the world,” says … Continue reading

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Origins and Frontiers: The Archaeology of Modern Cuisine at the 7th Annual StarChefs.com International Chefs Congress

New York, NY Chefs and restaurant pros across the country and beyond are getting ready for the most thrilling industry food event of the year: the 7th Annual Starchefs.com International Chefs Congress, September 30 to October 2 at the Park … Continue reading

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Cancer and Eating Right

by Jillian Mckee Cancer is a scary word.  It is an even scarier thing to be diagnosed with cancer.  The treatments, the long days and the unpleasant side effects are never fun, but, unfortunately, are necessary in many cases.  Due … Continue reading

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Half-Off Tacos for Officers: Prohibited, but Part of Job

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN One of the surest places to find a police officer in downtown Brooklyn, other than the 84th Precinct station house, is the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant on Montague Street. Enlarge This Image Chang W. Lee/The New York … Continue reading

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Street Food Revolution

This chart posted on  http://www.thefoodpeople.co.uk shows interesting information about street food consumption around the world where our Taco is the most popular. Here are the results

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