Mayan Grill, Taipei

Mayan Grill, Taipei

With growing emergence of Mexican restaurants, in both Shanghai and Taipei, I have seen both high end restaurants like Maya, everyday type of restaurants like Cantina Agave, and almost fast food types like Oola Mexican Grill. Mayan Grill, which opened in the spring of 2011, has entered with its own concept, featuring a great dining space, which is…

Cook’s Tortas, SGV

Cook’s Tortas, SGV

Not many people know Mexican cuisine features sandwiches. This combination of old and new world influences can be seen directly with theses sandwiches – the Torta. Bakeries and flour was brought over and developed by the French in the early 1800′s. Then by using locally cured and marinated meats, the Mexicans produced wonderful sandwiches. The…

El Mercado, East LA

Mexican Coke! This Coke is different from regular Coke because they use real sugar.This past weekend, I finally found time to go to El Mercado in East LA. Translated as the Market, this place is 3 floors of swap meet, food court, market, and restaurant all rolled into one. You can find all sorts of…