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  1. The Other Critics
    Jonathan Gold Go Bragh at Tom Bergin’s; Bill Esparza Explores Little“What you’re competing against consists mostly of faded memories of bad steam-table food,” the critic says of Brandon Boudet’s Irish eats.
  2. Foodievents
    Mercado La Paloma Celebrating Dia de Los Muertos, Sunday in DowntownLearn how to make sugar skulls and find traditional holiday food from market vendors.
  3. Closings
    22-Year-Old La Esquinita Closing Sunday in Echo ParkThe landlord refuses to renew the restaurant’s lease.
  4. Chef Shuffles
    Former Dos Caminos Chef Scott Linquist Back at Border GrillAfter leaving Mucho Ultima after a few months, the chef comes back to a company he worked for almost 20 years ago.
  5. Coming Up
    First Look at Bar Bruno Taqueria’s Food and SpaceScope out the upcoming Carroll Gardens spot.
  6. Openings
    Bar Bruno to Launch a Taqueria Featuring Mama O’s Kimchee TacoIt’s set to soft-open November 1.
  7. Baja Chef Series
    Javier Plascencia Cooking Tuesday and Wednesday at PlayaThe Mision 19 chef plans yellow fin tuna with beef marrow.
  8. Slideshow
    A Look At Benito Molina’s Pop-Up at PlayaA look at Baja’s seminal culinary talent and the dishes he’s currently cooking for West Hollywood.
  9. Openings
    Antojitos Carmen Closes, La Barbacha Opens In Its PlaceThe new restaurant’s specialty is traditionally-prepared barbacoa served daily.
  10. Closings
    Santa Fe Burrito Co. Calls It QuitsThere’s no word yet on what will replace the burrito shop.
  11. Foodievents
    Feria de Moles Returns For 5th YearOver thirteen different moles will be on hand.
  12. Slideshow
    A Look Back at La Guerrerense’s Dinner at PlayaEnsenada’s celebrated seafood street vendor kicked off the restaurant’s Baja chef series on Sunday.
  13. The New Kid
    Rodell Gives Juan’s Restaurante a Second LookThe moles blow the critic away, while other dishes are too weird, as Besha takes her first step into Gold turf.
  14. What to Eat
    What to Eat at Super Linda Taqueria, Home of the Pastrami TacoTribeca gets a taco stand.
  15. Taco Town
    Taqueria Chihuahua Branching Into Marina del ReyThe 30-year-old taco shop is taking over for Viva Mexican Grill.
  16. Look Who's Popping Up
    Playa Launching Baja Chef Series in SeptemberLegends and rising stars like Benito Molina, Tacos Kokopelli, and La Guerrerense will each cook for three nights on Melrose.
  17. Slideshow
    A Look at Rivera’s New Menu: ‘The Hallucination’Paired with mixologists at the head of the game, John Rivera Sedlar honors the blue agave through new world ingredients and tequila-infused dishes.
  18. Snack Time
    Saveur Offers a Guide to Mexican Snack FoodsHelpful for anyone looking to tell their cacahuates Japoneses from their mazapánes de cacahuate
  19. Gone Green
    Once a Week, Cacao Considers VegetariansEvery Tuesday, the meat-free will have two meat-free Mexican options.
  20. Beer Me
    Mexico’s Indio Beer Targets L.A.’s Hipsters, Tonight at La CitaThe brew is being served in “possibly the best michelada” ever at Guelaguetza, prior to its coming out.
  21. Slideshow
    Tortilla Triumphs: 40 Knockout L.A. TacosA look at forty of L.A.’s favorite tacos.
  22. Expanding
    Cacao Mexicatessen Expanding Space, Going BoozyThe restaurant will add 40 more seats, along with draft beers, Baja wines, and bottles from Mexican-owned, NorCal wineries.
  23. Burritofication
    Chipotle Spreading to Culver CityThe chain’s “Burritofication” offensive will strike at Sepulveda and Washington Boulevard.
  24. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    Red O Embraces ‘Street’ Food for Happy HourAssessing the streety-ness of Bayless’ new discounted offerings.
  25. Slideshows
    Five Places You Have To Try Today in East L.A.Guaranteed satisfaction with classics from Los Cinco Puntos and the inspired evolution of mole at Rocio’s and La Tia.
  26. Taco Town
    L.A.’s King Taco Sues Boston’s King TacosTacos are tearing the country apart.
  27. Taco Town
    Calle Tacos Comes to Hollywood Blvd.The restaurant is operated with help from the Villaseñor family of Tacos Don Chente.
  28. Chef Shuffles
    Former Border Grill Chef Scott Linquist Joins Mucho Ultima in Manhattan BeachThe chef is also the author of a cookbook named Mod Mex.
  29. User's Guide
    Ocho Options For Eating and Drinking on Cinco de MayoPink Taco will debut its new Sunset location, while Border Grill presents a cochinita pibil with ghost peppers.
  30. House Style
    House Style: PulqueriaCheck out the staff that makes this subterranean hot spot glow.
  31. Openings
    What to Eat at Mercado, Opening May 1 in Santa MonicaHand-making its own tortillas and generations of family recipes mark encouraging news for Santa Monica’s latest attempt at upscale Mexican.
  32. Reopenings
    Chipotle Lets Gonzalez y Gonzalez Stay, Sin BurritosThough you might be able to get an off-menu “wrap.”
  33. Coming Soon
    Detelich Gallery Becoming Casa Martin Mexican Restaurant in Santa MonicaFernando Martin’s place will join a budding Mexican movement in the seaside city.
  34. The Other Critics
    Gold Eats Holy Moles at Rocio’s Moles del DiosesWhile enjoying the carne de chango, the critic isn’t so sure about the cochinita pibil.
  35. Taco Town
    What $27 Buys at a Kosher Taqueria During PassoverMexiKosher slammed as one of a small handful of restaurants offering Kosher food during the holiday.
  36. Openings
    Holy Mole: Móle’s Fourth Location Now Open on the UESThe whole enchilada has landed uptown.
  37. Taco Town
    Calle Tacos Seeks to Clarify What a ‘Calle’ IsNot that we expect much better from a Hollywood taqueria, but still.
  38. Taco Town
    Guisado’s and Mariscos Jalisco Tie For L.A.’s Favorite TacoBoth renowned taquerias took 744 votes each and have agreed to split the honors.
  39. Taco Town
    Guisado’s and Mariscos Jalisco Neck-and-Neck for City’s Taco AffectionsFour votes separate the two in a battle to be crowned L.A.’s favorite taco.
  40. Closings
    Gallegos Ends 66-Year Run TomorrowThe upside is there could be a future project for the family.
  41. Mediavore
    An Early Look Into Nobu Malibu; What Are L.A.’s Best Korean Restaurants?From Oo-Kook to Genwa, Susan Park lists ten of KTown’s best.
  42. Openings
    What to Eat at Gran Electrica, Opening Next Week in DumboThe Colonie team goes Mexican.
  43. Quote of the Day
    Hey Rachael Ray, Tijuana is Calling“Reverse coyote” Bill Esparza won’t be satisfied until Tijuana gets a close-up on 30 Minute Meals.
  44. Taco Town
    Cacao Mexicatessen Serves Uni-Topped ChileThe creative Mexican restaurant introduces some cross-cultural influences in its uni chile guero relleno.
  45. Openings
    What to Eat at Casa Enrique, Bar Henry’s Mexican Foray in QueensSee the menu and some photos.
  46. Taco Town
    Who Serves L.A.’s Favorite Taco in 2012?Taco Madness voting starts today to determine who is the city’s top taco spot.
  47. The Gold Watch
    A Prolific Gold Points the Way to My Taco in Daily DishAlong the way, he allows us the right to enjoy our own version of bastardized Mexican food.
  48. Taco Town
    Eric Garcetti Shares His Classic Taste in TacosIt’s no surprise Yuca’s tops the mayoral candidate’s list.
  49. Reopenings
    Inka Deli Now Rooming With El Agave in Mar VistaPeruvian chicken and Oaxacan specials now sit side-by-side on Venice Boulevard.
  50. Sin City
    An O.C. Mexican Restaurant Opening This Summer in VegasJavier’s will be translated into a Dodd Mitchell-designed Vegas eatery.
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