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The Moles of Puebla – A Conversation With Chef Liz Galicia

Few dishes in Mexico are more legendary than Mole and  Mole Poblano may be the most famous of all. Chef Liz Galicia of Puebla’s El Mural de Los Poblanos has quickly developed a reputation as an ardent student of moles […]

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El Mural de Los Poblanos – Curating the Culinary Traditions of Puebla, Mexico

The season for Chiles en Nogada had just begun and I had never really had them before – at least not in season and at the source. Battered and fried poblano chiles stuffed with a mixture of sweet and savory, […]

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A Birthday Dinner at Empellón Cocina

When we were seated for our 8PM reservation, my first thought was, “I hope I didn’t make a big mistake.” The room was very dark, the restaurant was mobbed and the noise loud. The environment wasn’t quite what I had […]

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