Glen Bell

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Gustavo Arellano on San Francisco Tamales, Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs, Taco Bell, Part 2

    According to this week's cover story, written by Gustavo Arellano, San Francisco played a surprising and key role in the spread of Mexican food across America. The story is an excerpt from Arellano's new book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America, which comes out this week. Arellano's book c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    How Taco Bell, Now 50, Changed America

    ​You may pledge allegiance to your favorite lonchera and swear that you'd never eat Taco Bell's new Doritos Locos Taco, but if your grandparents weren't born in Guerrero or Sinaloa, your love for la comida auténtica is due, in part, to Glen Bell Jr. That's what Gustavo Arellano, au ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2011

    Where Did Crispy Tacos Come From?

    Joy of Cooking's first taco recipe (1964).​While researching this week's review of Tacko, the Nantucket-themed taco shop in the Marina, I started asking around to find out the history of the anglo taco. Now, Nick Fasanella's crispy tacos have far more complex, Mexican-inspired flavors than the rec ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 17, 2011
  • News

    January 17, 2001

    The $32,000 Question

    Who the hell is Stan Flouride, and what was he doing on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

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