Tag Archives: Mexico

Paxia – Daniel Ovadía’s Passionate Paean to Mexico

On the second day of the inaugural Mesamerica Congress in Mexico City in July, the ambitious and talented young chef Daniel Ovadía gave his presentation on using traditional Mexican ingredients in new ways. His approach was heartfelt and artistic, but the most emotional [...]

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Amaranta – Terrific in Toluca

Who says fusion cooking is bad? Anyone who thinks that has never experienced the cooking and foods of Mexico. Mexican cuisine is a glorious example of how wonderful fusion can be when given enough time, ingenuity and skill to make [...]

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Pujol – Mexican Magic

It was six years ago this past March that I first ate at Restaurante Pujol, Chef Enrique Olvera’s modern Mexican restaurant in Mexico City. I was there with Rick Bayless, Marilyn Tausend and a small group of travelers from the Culinary [...]

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Mexico City’s Mercado San Juan With Chef Christopher Kostow – A Slide Show

One highlight amongst many from my recent trip to Mexico was touring the Mercado San Juan with Chef Christopher Kostow of the Michelin three star Restaurant at Meadowood in the Napa Valley, Lucky Peach’s Managing Editor Rachel Khong, Adriana Gomez [...]

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The Markets of Mexico – Puebla’s El Mercado de la Acocota

El Mercado de la Acocota is situated in an old working class neighborhood just off the center of old colonial Puebla. I was taken there by Rebecca Smith Hurd as part of her walking tour of Poblano street food to [...]

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The Markets of Mexico – Mercado Municipal San Pedro Cholula

Mexico is an incredible country with remarkable culinary riches. These are often best seen and tasted in the local food markets. The colors are astounding as is the variety of produce. This market, El Mercado Municipal in San PedroCholula, just [...]

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Sunday Photo – Chiles en Nogada – The Fruit

It’s the season for chiles en nogada, one of the signature dishes of Puebla, Mexico and no one does them better than Chef Liz Galicia at Puebla’s El Mural de los Poblanos. The dish consists of poblano chiles stuffed with [...]

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Sunday Photo – Days of the Dead

I was recently going through some older photos when I came across this one from a trip to Mexico a few years ago. This was taken at the market in Puebla. It wasn’t El Dia de los Muertos, but I [...]

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Madrid Fusion 2009 – An Overview

Four days of presentations, exhibits, demonstrations, food, wine, cocktails and energy sapping running around – that is Madrid Fusion. The seventh consecutive edition of this world famous, trailblazing event took place in Madrid, Spain at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos [...]

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