tex-mex


V.22 No.39 | 9/26/2013
One of Thai Saweiy’s several curry offerings
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Restaurant Review

American Blend

Thai Saweiy offers pan-Asian Tex-Mex

By Ari LeVaux
Tex-Mex meets pan-Asian at Downtown’s Thai Saweiy
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V.19 No.15 | 4/15/2010
Rule No. 1: When in Paris, do not attempt to eat anything labeled “Southwestern,” “Mexican” or “Tex-Mex.” Do get your snacks from a typical café/bistro, like the one pictured here.
Ari LeVaux

Have Fork, Will Travel

Le Nouveaux Mexique

A Duke City food critic in the land of milk and butter

By Ari LeVaux

An Albuquerquean foodie visiting Paris for the first time could find himself justifiably intimidated by the city’s fabled cuisine. If that’s you, I suggest you begin with a visit to one of the many restaurants in Paris that belong to the chain called “Indiana Café.”

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V.18 No.51 | 12/17/2009

Food Quiz

By Maren Tarro

The Great Mex-Vex

It’s time to stop branding every tortilla-based dish created as “Mexican” and show a little respect. Much of what we’re served in stateside Mexican restaurants would hardly be recognized in Mexico. Foods do cross over international borders and state lines, and truly “authentic” cuisine is difficult to define anymore, but c’mon. There’s no reason to lump together distinct culinary traditions like Mexican, New Mexican, Tex-Mex and Cal-Mex.

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