Americans enjoy restaurants. Ethnic, gourmet, family style, fast food, deli . . . More people are eating out than ever before. In fact, according to the American Restaurant Association over 50% of all meals in the United States, today is consumed in restaurants. And that figure is predicted to climb to 75% by the 1990’s.
One of my first jobs was as a waitress at an El Torito Restaurant. To this day, I can tally its seven flavors of margaritas at breakneck speed. I used to think that made me an expert on Mexican food. In reality, I only knew about heavy trays laden with cheesy burritos, overstuffed chimichangas, and […]