Category Archives: Mexican

Lunch and a show

Dining at Israel Campos’ Mexican food cart outside Yale’s ‘Whale’ is as much about the food as the experience of watching Israel create your meal. As the queue lengthens outside ‘El Poblano’ at lunchtime on a Wednesday, Israel’s hands and … Continue reading

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Savour the Latin flavour

“What are you making there…pupusas?” I inquire in broken spanish to a motherly-faced latina, vigorously patting batter into shape with her hands. “Arepa. Son diferentes,” she quips cheerfully and continues patting and placing each round on the grill. Of course … Continue reading

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Hip Pop

Returning to Montreal after three weeks travelling in rainy, sodden Maine, I was greeted to a city literally alive and moving. Cyclists outnumber cars, weaving and darting through the narrow city streets; groups of hedonists pack the parks, throwing frisbees … Continue reading


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