From tacos to cochinita pibil, find the top Mexican restaurants around and share your favorite recipes and tips for cooking Mexican food at home.

13 of the Best Mexican Recipes to Grill This Summer

With coronavirus making travel a tricky and even potentially dangerous prospect this year, we're embracing the summer staycation. All week (and all summer) long, we'll bring you transportive flavors...

Corundas Michoacanas and Pambazos | El Encanto Restaurant in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

El Encanto Restaurant is the new kid in town that took over long-timer El Oaxaqeño's site. I had a chance to try it for the first time on Día de Muertos when it had been open for a month. Things lo...

Fonda Lupita -- Sanford

by jnwall 26 days ago

In case anyone has missed the news, EATER has decided that the Mexican restaurant Fonda Lupita in Sanford, NC is one of the eleven best new restaurants in the USA. Fonda Lipita's website is here: h...

Desperately Seeking Cookies

by omgalletas 11 years ago

Well, one particular kind of cookie I recall from my childhood. I grew up in the bordertown of El Paso, Texas with my very, very Mexican family. It wasn't unusual to find Mexican food products in...

Las 2 Fridas #2 | Westridge - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 30 days ago

Nestled in between Wendy's and Starbucks in the Westridge shopping center near Walmart, Las 2 Fridas 2 opened 3+ months ago. A second location of the Seaside original, this new juice bar offers Mex...

Restaurant El Milagro #2 | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Three years ago I dropped by El Milagro #2 when it was newly opened for a bowl of menudo. https://www.chowhound.com/post/menudo-mornings-salinas-1038283?commentId=10116535 A few months ago I was ba...

Pan de Muerto at La Soledad Bakery | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

With Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) fast approaching on November 2 and observances starting on the weekend, I visited a long-time favorite and Oaxacan specialist, La Soledad Bakery. This time...

La Super Birria in Santa Ana?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Enjoyed the article about the sweets shop turned birrieria (starts on page 4), now I'm wondering if any 'hounds can share opinions of the place? La Super Birria 1041 W 1st St Santa Ana, CA 927...

Dia de los Muertos, Windsor Town Green, Oct 30, 5:30-8:30pm

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"This Saturday on the Windsor Town Green, there will be several Small Businesses to choose from … lots of food options!! October 30 5:30pm-8:30pm on the Windsor Town Green Camacho's Southern ...

Poc chuc in Instant Pot w/ passionfruit -- seeking advice?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 2 months ago

Last year I made a very successful poc chuc (Yucatecan pulled pork) recipe using my Instant Pot. This was the recipe, more or less: Ingredients: Approx 3 lbs of pork shoulder, cut into strips. ...

Estrada's Spanish Kitchen, Daly City Recipes needed-

by alameda fats 15 years ago

Apparently the Estrada's branches in Fresno and Visalia are kaput, and I have acquaintances there that are now suffering from acute tostada compuesta, enchilada and Mexican macaroni deprivation...

Cheap eats in BosWash?

by saacnmama 3 months ago

We'll be doing the grand college tour, and need to eat along the way. In Boston, we’ll be staying near the Back Bay T stop and looking at schools all over town. In NYC, we’ll be on the Uppe...

Chorizo Manhattan

by Fritz 3 months ago

is there any place in lower manhattan to find a better brand of chorizo like cacique or any good quality alternative?

Dried hominy weight

by JeroenSteinfort 1 year ago

I bought some dried hominy but for the recipe I need to soak and drain it overnight. I have found that the hominy increases in volume when soaked (about 3 times) but I can't find anything about how...

Tico's Tacos (Salinas)

by Melanie Wong 17 years ago

Last weekend my brother needed a quick snack and pulled into Tico's Tacos on South Main St. Unbeknownst to me, he's been eating here since he was in high school. I'd never been in, assuming it wa...

Oaxaca by the Sea, Sunday Aug 8, Seaside

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"The City of Seaside says it will be hosting a traditional Oaxacan celebration called "Oaxaca by the Sea" this coming Sunday. This is the first time the City has held the event, and it is set to...

ISO excellent flour tortillas that are commonly available

by soccermom13 5 months ago

I will need to buy tortillas to make breakfast burritos when I am in Florida cooking and freezing food for my daughter, son in law, grandchild to be. I would like to purchase both white flour and ...

Encuentro Multicultural de Pueblos Indígenas (Multicultural Encounter of Indigenous Peoples), Sunday Aug 8, Napa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"Este domingo 8 de agosto. ¡Los invitamos al evento del Encuentro Multicultural de Pueblos Indígenas! Vengan a presenciar danzas, a probar de rica comida, y música buena! •El evento será de 11...

Lamb Barbacoa at Aqui es Texcoco

by cstr 4 months ago

Lamb Barbacoa at Aqui es Texcoco Real Deal Brisket, Beef Ribs etc at Grand Ole BBQ y Asido Both in San Diego

Beef Cheeks

by Querencia 5 months ago

Como se dice "beef cheeks" si tengo carnicero que no habla bien ingles? The online translation is "carrillos de ternero" but ternero is veal. Must the cheek meat come only from a calf? Is there may...