The Mexican American generation, which came of age during midcentury as the children of immigrants, invented new cuisines to express their distinctive identities. Their recipes diverged not only from the “white-bread” US mainstream, but also form the cooking of their immigrant mothers. As late as the Great Depression, most Mexicans loving in the US ate … More Planet Taco Quote 1
STOP 1: Birreria Jalisco I would compare birria to the American beef stew, but better!! The traditional Mexican dish uses goat (which is what I got and is pictured below). They also gave us chips and three different types of salsas (which are also pictured below)- the colors are like a stoplight: green is good … More Taco Crew takes Lexington
These are pictures that I took while I was researching queso for my last assignment.
Getting to meet the woman behind the fabulous burrito and tasty tacos was amazing!! She was so informative and interesting to listen to. She even brought us some pastor and carne tacos, which I didn’t mind at all! 🙂 Here are some notes that I took from her visit with us… She is originally from … More Interview with Señora Ramirez on 2/25
For this next assignment, we are to research about a Mexican plate of our choosing. As I have thought about all of my favorites I have realized one common ground- QUESO. I love cheese!! These are a few different pieces that I may use in my assignment. “It’s melted ecstasy- milky, thick and served stemming, … More Research for Assignment 2
Last week in class on February 11th, we had a special virtual guest. It was Gustavo Arellano! He is the author of Taco USA: How Mexican food Conquered America, a food writer and the producer of the Fox show, Bordertown- a spinoff of Family Guy. He took time out of his busy schedule to talk to us as … More A BOOMing Skype call with Gustavo Arellano
Local Taco is a restaurant on S Limestone in Lexington. It is very close to campus and it is one of my favorite places to go!! I wouldn’t ben describe them as TexMex. Their food is more like a fun take on the traditional taco. With flings like Korean beef with asian slaw, chicken waffles and … More A Trip to Local Taco