Plantains, Plátanos and the Puerto Rican Day Parade

When I moved from New Mexico to Southern California I was introduced to new-to-me Chicano and Mexican-American food (different than New Mexican grub, but that’s a topic for another time). It was in Pomona, California that I became extremely attached to my Mexican grocery stores, fully equipped with in-house tortillerias that not only made fresh tortillas … Continue reading