1. As American As Tacos

      Authentic? What makes good Mexican food, like the food you’ll find at La Cantina, authentic? Authentic Mexican food generally has several qualities. Maize What we now call corn is an indigenous plant from southern Mexico. Corn has been an essential part of Mexican food since before there was a Mexico. It is thought that corn was domesticated by the year 2500 BCE. When combines with beans,…Read More

  2. As American as Tacos

    No matter where you go in this country, you can expect to find certain types of restaurants. Besides BBQ and Italian, you’ll almost always find at least one Mexican restaurant. My own personal memories of discovering Mexican food center a move out west from the East Coast, but nowadays Mexican restaurants can be found from Bar Harbor to Cedar Rapids, to Tacoma. How did this happen? We’ll go ov…Read More