El Pescador: 11 Brothers, 14 Restaurants

If you want to find the heart of the Ortiz family, a famous Mexican restaurant family in southern California, you can find it at the old family home in Downey. It’s the home that belonged to Carlos and Isidra Ortiz, and it’s the home more »

Aug 17, 2015 1:27 PM

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

el Restaurante’s Top 15 Finds from the NRA Show

This year’s National Restaurant Show featured so many products appropriate for Mexican and Latin restaurants, that we had a hard time getting it down to just 15. After careful consideration, here are the products we selected. more »

May 29, 2015 2:02 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

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