Here in the Southwest, chances are pretty good that everyone's had their fair share of Mexican food. But as much as we all love to eat the stuff, how much do we really know about the flavors that we're so helplessly addicted to? Unless you grew up with a Mexican grandmother (don't we wish) or have s ... More >>
Keyon Fareghi After getting to know Alex Padilla of Taberna Mexicana, he let us in on the recipe for his favorite menu item, Cochinita Pibil, which is a Yucatan pork stew baked in a banana leaf and traditionally served with fried plantains, Mexican crema, pickled red onions, an ... More >>
Keyon FareghiYesterday we spoke with Alex Padilla of Taberna Mexicana and today our conversation continues...
Honduran-born Padilla is notably health-conscious -- nothing on Taberna's menu is smothered in cheese and rice and beans are not automatic. Padilla tells us he is ap ... More >>
Keyon FareghiChef Alex Padilla may be new to the Valley, but not to the kitchen; he's currently donning his apron at Taberna Mexicana in Scottsdale. Padilla recently moved here from Houston, where he was raised, to open Ninfa's Mexican Kitchen, in Glendale, and now Taberna (in Sco ... More >>
The Mar y Tierra at Taberna, filet mignon and grilled shrimp over roasted potatoes and topped with a sea urchin crema. Scottsdale Seville welcomed a new tenant last month, with the opening of Taberna Mexicana. Partners Mark Weissberg, Tim Arnold and Chris Harter launched this ... More >>
Taberna Mexicana, a new upscale Mexican eatery from Legacy Restaurant Group (the folks behind Houston-based Ninfa's, which has a location in Glendale), just opened its doors a week ago in the former Roy's location at the Scottsdale Seville (7001 N. Scottsdale Rd.).
Execu ... More >>