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Mexican Food

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  • Bertha Haffner-Ginger, godmother of the Mexican food craze

    Bertha Haffner-Ginger, godmother of the Mexican food craze
    Long before Rick Bayless, the Too Hot Tamales and even Diana Kennedy, there was another teacher and cookbook writer who introduced authentic Mexican food to a wider American audience. Though she is all but unknown today, at the turn of the 20th century a remarkable woman named Bertha Haffner-Ginger not only learned how to cook Mexican favorites but also packed lecture halls nationwide and published a cookbook sharing her knowledge, whetting the country's appetite for a cuisine that wouldn't travel outside of the borderlands in earnest until the 1950s.
  • [Chef Change] The Review: Red O

    [Chef Change] The Review: Red O
    Pull up in front of the new Red O on Melrose and, before deigning to take your car, a valet in an embroidered guayabera and natty straw hat will lean into the window to ask, politely, if you've got a reservation. It's Mozza all over again. No reservation,...

    The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes

    The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes
    My Mexican grandfather used to say that salads were for rabbits. My Mexican father thinks a good steak cures any stomach ailment. And a Mexican friend used to joke that a pet pig that lived near my old Westside neighborhood would last approximately two...

    Food FYI: 'There is no such thing as authenticity!'

     
    Food FYI: 'There is no such thing as authenticity!'

    Festival of Books: Don't try to find authentic anything, food writers say

     
    What is “authenticity” as it relates to food, and what are we looking for when we search out “authentic cuisine”? In the panel "Food Writing: American Potluck" on Sunday, moderator and L.A. Times columnist and restaurant critic...