Mexican and Tex-Mex

La Choza Gets a Brick-and-Mortar Home

La Choza Gets a Brick-and-Mortar Home

After a couple of moves, Mexican hut set for “lucky” space. As we’ve discovered through two locations in dirt parking lots (first on the west end of the Diagonal Highway and currently behind the ReBay pawn shop on North Broadway), La Choza has aced the preparation of down-to-earth Mexican food at down-to-earth prices. When we stopped there a […]

Top Taco’s Winning Tacos & Margs

New competition crowned champions in Mexican categories. I had a prior commitment and unfortunately could not attend yesterday’s first-ever Top Taco competition in Denver, but Eater Denver (or is it Denver Eater? — I never know) was there and posted a report. Here’s the site’s list of winners: Traditional Tacos (judges’ selections) 1. Comida for its Stella pork […]

John Rivera Sedlar

New Santa Fe Hotel Plans Fusion Restaurant

John Rivera Sedlar returning to his hometown with a fusion restaurant. Who says you can’t go home again? Award-winning Santa Fe-bred, Los Angeles-based chef John Rivera Sedlar has been tapped  to open restaurant in the new Drury Plaza Hotel in the heart of Santa Fe. Sedlar  owns Rivera, a sleek, Los Angeles area pan-Latin fusion restaurant bearing his […]

Top Taco Competition Benefits ProStart

Top Taco Competition Benefits ProStart

Competition to seek top taco & most marvelous marg. Top Taco, a food and drink competition is set to find the best taco and the best margarita on Thursday, June 26 at Sculpture Park. Twenty or more Denver area restaurants from Adelita’s to Zengo are competing. I don’t know many details, other that there are three categories: […]

Oh, Zolo Mio!

Oh, Zolo Mio!

Modern Southwestern restaurant rocks on a summer evening. It’s always too long between visits to Zolo Southwestern Grill, something we realize every time we go there. This last visit was to take a young cousin form Pittsburgh to dinner, so we selected Southwestern, because we wanted a cuisine that isn’t that common back East, where Taco […]