Tag Archives: Authentic Mexican Cuisine

Tequilería El Agave (no traumas here)

My first experience with tequila was a long time ago (in the late eighties) when I was in Tijuana with some American friends. What I remember most vividly was the terror I felt when a bunch of waiters came to … Continue reading

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Love and coffee in 7-11

I love breakfast, or rather: the idea of it. Breakfast is the ideal meal where my happy childhood memories reside (along with my father’s spaghetti al ragù, which is what I wanted for my sixteenth birthday along with the Go-go’s … Continue reading

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Tripping on tripe soup

I’ve spent the past two weeks defending myself against a flu that has sucked the life out of me, and has left me with no desire to deal with indolent students who now care about their grades and homework. We … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

In Latin America many of our towns and cities are named after saints, we have fiestas patronales, and we celebrate our saint’s day. When I came to live in the United States I was surprised that Americans were getting ready … Continue reading

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Corn, chilies, spices, chocolate: the flavors of Mexico make surprising combinations

  Ricardo Espinosa REO/CPTM © Copyright Food in Mexico is so varied and so immersed in cultural traditions that it has been declared an Intangible World Heritage by the UNESCO. It is not solely a question of the complex blends … Continue reading

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Enrique Olvera on Mexican Cuisine and Balancing the Modern With the Traditional

Tuesday, December 6, 2011, by Gabe Ulla Olvera and his team at Gastronomika 2011 [Photo: Adalberto R. Lanz] Enrique Olvera is the chef of Mexico City’s Pujol, one of the fifty best restaurants in the world. Just a few weeks ago, he spoke at Gastronomika, in … Continue reading

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The “New Cuisine” of Mexico’s Colonial Cities Part III – Chefs Ada Valencia and Monica Solis

We don’t have enough words to say “Thank you’ to Eleanor Foa our gratitude and love for her we hope many people enjoy and like this beautiful article written by her about Mexico, our women and our passion for food … Continue reading

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The “New Cuisine” of Mexico’s Colonial Cities: Part II – San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato

Wonderful the 2nd part of the article written by Eleanore Foa about the culinary trip she made with us “Viceregal Mexico and its wines” was the route we traveled The “New Cuisine” of Mexico’s Colonial Cities: Part II – San … Continue reading

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Mexico food fans savor boost for cuisine

by Sophie Nicholson, Agence France-Presse MEXICO CITY – Mexico’s cuisine has long been overshadowed by the greasy Tex-Mex burritos and nachos sold around the world, but efforts to refine its image are now beginning to pay off. Five months after … Continue reading

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Autentica Mexican Cuisine

Using his experience with traditional cooking in Guerrero, Mexico and his appreciation for fine dining from working in some of Portland’s most distinguished restaurants, Executive Chef and Owner Oswaldo Bibiano has created an award winning, authentic Mexican restaurant. Read more

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