Category Archives: Mexican food

Mazatlán’s Endless Seafood Fiesta

For the world’s freshest oysters, head to the right spot on Mazatlán’s breath-taking beach, where oyster divers will serve you some beautiful bivalves, harvested from the ocean depths just moments ago. Continue reading

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Sugar Skulls and Pan de Muerto Help Celebrate Day of the Dead

Sugar skulls decorated with neon-colored icing, sequins and feathers are the perfect emblem for this holiday that “befriends death”. Want to know where you can decorate your own sugar skull or learn to make bone-shaped Pan de Muerto bread for the upcoming Day of the Dead festivities? List of festivities and resources in the Bay Area. Continue reading

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My Mom’s Chiles Rellenos – A Mexican Immigrant’s Story

Ten poblano chiles sit scorching on a comal (a flat Latin American griddle) on top of a small stove, filling the cozy apartment kitchen near Mills College with an enticing, spicy aroma. “I do it this way because when my … Continue reading

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Get Lucky this New Year’s with Food from Many Cultures

A whirlwind tour of lucky New Year’s foods from France, Germany, Brazil, Spain, Italy, Denmark, Japan, Mexico, and Greece. Continue reading

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The Perfect Fish Taco

In Hot Pursuit of the Perfect Fish Taco I am obsessed with Fish Tacos. Like a surfer who is eternally chasing the perfect wave, I feel compelled to top my last experience, no matter how satisfying it was. I am … Continue reading

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