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Long Beach taco pilgrimage

May 18, 2009

My favorite taqueria is in Long Beach, of all places. About 4 blocks north of the water and maybe 2 miles east of downtown Long Beach is Taqueria la Mexicana, a cheery little dive with a sidewalk order window and a little sitting area inside that I always mistake for a laundromat (don’t know why–maybe [...]

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The (metaphorical) cherry orchard

May 18, 2009

Look what I found this Saturday at the Santa Monica (Pico and Cloverfield) farmers market.  The stalls were loaded with cherries (I saw Brooks and Tartarian); it was like one giant marble festival.  We just ate them in the car, spitting the pits out of the window on the way home (yeah, yeah; it’s fun).  [...]

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Chile tacos with parsley salsa verde

May 14, 2009

If you don’t have a good taco truck in your neighborhood, then you have to make do and cook your own.  These are my favorite tacos to make, other than fish tacos (more on that later).  It’s a Deborah Madison recipe, with a few modifications: different chiles, corn instead of flour tortillas.  (Local Flavors, p. [...]

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