Tag Archives: Rick Bayless

Bringing the Sea to Mexico City – Part 2: MeroToro

Chef Jair Telléz already had a successful restaurant, Laja, in a small village in the Valle de Guadalupe (Mexico’s premiere wine region) just outside of Ensenada – when he was lured to the major metropolis of Mexico City by Gabriela [...]

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Cucharamama – Maricel Presilla’s South American Shining Star

Cucharamama is not a large restaurant. Neither is Zafra, 2012 JBF Best Chef Atlantic winner Maricel Presilla‘s other restaurant located a block away in Hoboken, NJ, but her cooking packs a large punch of flavor – flavor that is well [...]

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Xoco – Rick Bayless Does it Again

He may not be Mexican or from Mexico, but Rick Bayless has devoted his life to studying Mexico, Mexicans and most especially, Mexican food. He has also parlayed this passion into a very nice career. His restaurants Frontera Grill and Topolobampo [...]

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Sunday Photos: The Red Carpet at The James Beard Awards 2012

I was lucky enough to attend the James Beard Awards last night in NYC. This annual event, which also acts as a celebration of James Beard’s birthday, brings together luminaries from the culinary world from all over the United States. Here are [...]

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Cucharamama – Pan-Latino Brunch in Hoboken

Though the cooking of Mexico plays at most a minimal part on the menu of Cucharamama, there are a number of similarities between this restaurant and Topolobampo/Frontera Grill in Chicago starting with the Chef-restaurateurs, Maricel Presilla and Rick Bayless. Both [...]

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