Lima, Peru: Fresh Seafood, Exotic Fruit, Ancient Grains Combine to Create Famous Cuisine

Stretched along the Pacific Coast of Peru, the South American city of Lima is a world renowned gastronomic center, with an abundance of fresh, local fish and seafood, as well as exotic fruit from tropical lowlands and ancient grains from the Andes. more »

May 20, 2015 7:53 PM

Delicious Desserts

Chef Eduardo Ruiz and the staff at Corazón y Miel in Bell, Calif., love the traditional Mexican popsicle, the paleta. They love liquor, too. When they decided to combine the two, a new dessert was born: Paletas En Su Jugo. more »

May 9, 2014 10:48 AM

10 Products from NRA Worth Looking At

The National Restaurant Show concluded this week. Editor Kathleen Furore and Publisher Ed Avis scoured the show for interesting products for Mexican/Latin restaurants, and present 10 of their finds here. more »

May 21, 2014 11:09 PM

Chains on the Grow: An In-depth Look at the Top 100 Mexican Multi-Unit Restaurants

Becoming a multi-unit operator is the dream of many owners of Mexican restaurants. And for good reason: Mexican concepts are among the fastest-growing multi-units, data shows. This first-ever el Restaurante multi-unit report examines the trends. more »

Feb 13, 2014 9:27 AM

Amazing Appetizers

Customers expect to find chips, salsa, guacamole—and probably melted cheese-topped nachos—when dining out at most Mexican restaurants. But today, many establishments are exceeding expectations by menuing appetizers with unexpected twists. more »

Feb 11, 2014 9:23 AM

Mexican Sandwiches Star at California Restaurant

Cook's Tortas is changing the way diners think of traditional tortas. Bread that requires a two-hour long baking process and authentic recipes from the owner’s abuelita are among the ingredients breaking the mold from regular Mexican torta cuisine. more »

Dec 2, 2013 1:16 PM

Keep on Truckin’

Taco Pacifico looks like any small taco restaurant, with its desert-themed décor, faux clay tile roof, and sizzling griddle full of authentic Mexican cuisine. But Taco Pacifico has four things most taco joints do not—wheels. more »

Aug 2, 2013 11:13 AM 1 Comments

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