Rudolfo Anaya, deemed the godfather of Chicano literature, picked up his pen and in seven years, after seven re-writes, his story about the Mestizo Southwest came to life.
Día de Muertos is making its presence known around town again. And tied to all the festivities of this 3,000-year-old custom of honoring our dead is the offering of chocolate on the altars of remembrance.
What? No harissa, sambal, or gochujang? No sriracha, zhug, or deggi mirch? No hot sauce of ANY kind?! The word “Chile” is from the Nahuatl (Aztec) “chilli or xilli.”