‘A violent minority does not equate a violent majority’

"Do you know any cartel members?" "I heard it’s like, really dangerous there." "Aren’t you scared to visit?" These are only a few of the reactions I’ve received when I tell people I’m Mexican-American. A few would think I’m ashamed to say where my family and roots come from, but in reality … [Read more...]

Fresh Mexican food at great price

Tucked away in the shopping center on Maplewood Avenue and Southwest Parkway is El Norteño 2, a restaurant serving up all the classic Mexican dishes from chips and salsa to chorizo. The place was packed for lunch but we were able to get a seat right away. The inside was clean and kept up with, … [Read more...]

The Burrito Shop offers big meals at small price

The Burrito Shop serves gigantic burritos at a fair price with no frills. Located downtown across the street from Bank of America, this Mexican restaurant offers the standard variety of meat, cheese, potato and beans, and they do it pretty well. Some might consider it a hole in the wall, but … [Read more...]