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2004 Stories by Dan Cortez

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  • Edible Ecuador

    published April 15, 2004

    Ecuador is perhaps best known for its Galápagos Islands, but the food's not bad, either. Chef Rosa Rosas prepares some of the best in the... More >>

  • Pudding Passion

    published April 1, 2004

    It's Friday and most of the lunch crowd at Pitic Restaurant is feasting on delicious Mexican dishes -- without meat, of course. It's Lent. ... More >>

  • Mexico's Fighting Irish

    published March 11, 2004

    Bill O'Brien is all Irish Catholic, but that doesn't mean the rancher doesn't appreciate mariachi music -- even on St. Patrick's Day. The red... More >>

  • Mi Shell-Shocked

    published February 26, 2004

    Buildings may crumble, relationships may fall apart. But tacos, they're supposed to stay together. The sad fact is that it's practically... More >>

  • Red Hot Valentines

    published February 12, 2004

    Roses and chocolates are fine. Hallmark is dandy. But if you want to spice things up -- literally -- for your Valentine, then head to San... More >>

  • Groovin' on a Sunday

    published February 5, 2004

    Most people think of Oaxaca as a typical Mexican restaurant with a strategic location right near the state capitol. Come at lunch, and you can... More >>

  • Kids Rock

    published January 29, 2004

    When Justin Sullivan's tour van pulled into the Mason Jar, the first thing the New Model Army front man did was smoke a cigarette. But he made... More >>

  • Hot Salsa

    published January 22, 2004

    In south Scottsdale, just below the swanky and ostentatious club scene, salsa lovers can find a truly great big-band experience. Nestled in... More >>

  • A Cut Above

    published January 8, 2004

    The "T" on the Bisteces Taqueria sign resembles a longhorn, an odd symbol for a humble taco shop. But there's nothing humble about the... More >>

  • Personal Jesus

    published January 1, 2004

    "Aye Jesus!" and "Dios mío!" are some things you can expect to hear at many Mexican households every January 6. These and... More >>

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