Calhoun: Wake-Up Call

Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe becomes a campaign hate stop after Mitt Romney turn-down

In the crazed build-up to the presidential debate, I stopped by one of my favorite neighborhood spots for food and fellowship: Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe. Turns out, I missed the news right under my nose.

Back at the office, we were reporting that Mitt Romney had lunched at Chipotle -- but at one point, his campaign had wanted to make a stop at Rosa Linda's.

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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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