Luis F. Carrasco joined the Times Free Press in 2007 as managing editor for Noticias Libres, a Spanish-language weekly covering East Tennessee and Northwest Georgia, before transitioning in 2010 to the Times Free Press webdesk.
He has previously worked as an assistant city editor at the El Paso Times, where he also was a pop culture columnist and blogger, and was the founding managing editor for El Diario de El Paso, a Spanish-language daily published in El Paso, Texas.
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My wife and I have lived on the Southside for a few years now, and our go-to sushi place was always Hiroshi's on Main Street. It wasn't fantastic, but it was convenient and would satisfy the urge for sushi.
When reviewing Panda Express, you run into the same problem that you would if asked to critique the color beige.
In this morally complicated, topsy-turvy world, where little is clear and shades of gray color most decisions, I take my absolutes where I can get them. Hence, I have never been a fan of brunch.
It’s hard to get Mexican food right. In a prior life, I even wrote a column about how it was impossible to find good Mexican cuisine in El Paso, and that’s Texas — a walk across the border from Mexico.
When the first sign went up advertising a new Five Guys Burgers and Fries downtown, my wife and I greeted it with a mixture of excitement and worry.
It's no surprise Marco's Italian Bistro has been open for less than two months. The new eatery, located on Frazier Avenue in the space formerly occupied by Jet Stream Grill, seems still to be trying to refine its presentation.
Chattanooga Police Chief Bobby Dodd fought back tears as he spoke today at the memorial service for Sgt. Tim Chapin, the officer who was shot and killed Saturday.