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...

Carne Asada at a Market in Chicago?

by sugarcanejane 3 days ago

Hello, I'm looking to find carne asada, to grill at home, in the Chicago area. I bought some taco meat from Pete's Produce and was underwhelmed. Would love some recommendations.

Shrimp Taco Dorado @ Mi Taqueria | Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Mi Taqueria opened on Monday. It's taken over the spot previously home to Boardwalk Subs, Red's Burgers, and even earlier, Campus Drive-In. I gave it a try on Day 3. I asked whether this was con...

Cinco de Mayo: How will you celebrate?

by gutreactions 22 days ago

We lost a lot of our culinary celebrations last year due to the pandemic. Seems to be coming back ever so carefully. Cinco de Mayo is Wednesday, May 5th. How will you mark the occasion? Prepare som...

Asiento in San Diego?

by DiningDiva 5 months ago

Has anyone in San Diego seen asiento? Asiento - from the Spanish verb asentar, to settle - is what's left over in the bottom of the pot after you've made carnitas and/or fried off a bunch of c...

La Cocina Municipal Marketplace

by Cynsa 24 days ago

Address 101 Hyde; pick up for Takeout 332 Golden Gate Avenue. Easy friendly pickup - ready at 1 pm/selected time. Delicious bold-flavored food, good values at Teranga - Muffaletta de Dakar - sp...

Guanatos Ice Cream in Walnut Creek

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

Thanks to a heads up from “j mather” that Guanatos Ice Cream had opened in Walnut Creek, I’d been looking for a chance to check out the new spot. http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/715951#7347227 ...

Pie Chest & La Flor Michoacana in Charlottesville, VA

by Steve 27 days ago

Pie Chest is near the Downtown Mall and is open for breakfast and lunch. They make sweet pies and two types of savory pies: pot pies and hand pies. I tried at least a couple of all three types. ...

La Super Birria in Santa Ana?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month 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...

Free chips & salsa @ SF's Uno Dos Tacos for the vaccinated

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"We’re giving out free chips and salsa–it’s our way of saying thank you to our frontline workers and anyone doing their part to help end this pandemic. If you volunteer to get the COVID-19 vacci...

Tacos El Grullense #3 | South Pearl & East Alisal - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Tacos El Grullense #3, a new truck from Taqueria El Grullense, launched on March 17. I noticed it passing by the neighborhood a couple days later and stopped to check it out. I actually ate here tw...

Store Bought Mexican Salsa Verde?

by zackly 2 months ago

I like to make enchiladas with green rather than red sauce. I generally use a jarred sauce, although I occasionally make it from scratch when I have the time, inclination and fresh tomatillos. The ...

Your favorite Mexican cookbook

by DonaldT123 2 months ago

Looking for a good Mexican cookbook. I read a bunch of reviews on Amazon, then went and saw the books in question in a bookshop or two, and was often unimpressed, despite all the 5 and 4 star revie...

Making tacos at home - what's your go-to combo?

by flaky_salt 2 months ago

I think we can all agree that the tacos we make at home are different than what we would get when we go out to our local taco truck or hole-in-the-wall Mexican restaurant, but they can be just as g...

Fresno Tostada Compuesta

by FAT Traveler 8 years ago

Long ago, Fresno had a Spanish restaurant called "Estradas" and they had, by far, the best salad on a tortilla that they called Tostada Compuesta. Anyway, I've tried a lot of comparable dishes at ...

Sonoma Eats

by Malcolm Ruthven 7 months ago

I was driving through Sonoma yesterday, headed north on Hwy 12, and saw the "Sonoma Eats" sign, "Latin Fusion" and "Oaxacan Cuisine", which intrigued me enough to stop, especially because I saw th...

Loaded Mexican flavors at El Barrio, Scarsdale...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

The former 808 Social morphed into El Barrio last year and the playful south-of-the-border flavors coming out of this kitchen are exciting. Stopped in for an early evening dinner this past week and...

Tacos de Cabeza: A Street Food Hit?

by Querencia 2 months ago

Does anyone have experience with a food cart business that hangs out at North Clark & Ainslie---sign on cart reads Tacos de Cabeza. The owner seems to have a flourishing reputation as when I am wai...

Carnitas Michoacan

by equinoise 3 months ago

No one has mentioned this place yet? A friendly, no-frills taqueria on Beacon Avenue, it is probably the most reliable cheap meal I have learned of in the past half-dozen years or so. The eponymo...

Recipe for Mexican White Sauce (Salsa Blanca)

by greggc 1 year ago

I used to dine at a long closed upscale Mexican restaurant that served a fresh roasted poblano seafood relleno ("naked" not battered and fried). It was served in a puddle of a rich and silky whit...

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...