Back to the Middle
S2 E3 - 54m 52s
Pati travels the New Mexico and Chihuahua border region, one of the most unique and bio-diverse places. She meets architect Ronald Rael, observes migratory species, visits a remote Mennontie camp, and more.
Ancient Seeds & Desert Ghosts
S2 E2 - 54m 19s
Pati travels along both sides of the Arizona-Sonora border through some of the most untouched places in North America. She hunts for an ancient chile, visits a ghost town, drops water for migrants, and more.
Fronterizos of the Golden Coast
S2 E1 - 55m 3s
Pati travels the California part of the US-Mexico border. She meets the fronterizos, or borderlanders, of the golden coast to experience melding of cultures, cross-border collaborations, and explosive growth.
Extras + Features
Foraged Foods in the Sky Islands
S2 E3 - 4m 32s
The Sky Islands are a series of isolated mountain ranges on the Sonora and Arizona border and are one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. Pati Jinich meets conservationists Emily Burns and Bryon Lichtenhan, who have come with snacks foraged from the region.
Life as a Truck Driver on the US-Mexico Border
S2 E3 - 3m 21s
Pati Jinich takes a ride with longtime truck driver Gilberto Pérez across the border from Nogales, Sonora to Nogales, Arizona to find out what it’s like to cross the border twice a day and how it has changed over the years.
Bites from La Frontera: Green Chile Sundae
S2 - 1m 19s
In Hatch, New Mexico, “the chile capital of the world,” Pati Jinich tries an ice cream sundae with the town’s famous green chiles at Sparky’s Restaurant. But first, the restaurant’s co-owner, Josie Nunn, shows her how it’s made.
Bites of La Frontera: Sonoran Hot Dog
S2 - 1m 28s
The overloaded Sonoran-style hot dogs have become a thing in Arizona. Pati Jinich crosses the border into neighboring Sonora, Mexico, to see how they’re making them at Hot Dogs El Pariente in Nogales.
Bites from La Frontera: Carne Asada Fries
S2 - 1m 27s
Carne Asada Fries are a very popular Mexican-American mashup in San Diego, California. Pati Jinich stops by Rolando’s Taco Shop for a taste and to see what goes into this delicious craving.
Bites from La Frontera: Chimichangas
S2 - 1m 25s
Chimichangas are a staple on both sides of the border in Arizona and Sonora. Pati Jinich visits El Ramffles in Nogales, Arizona, where they are making some of the tastiest chimichangas around.
Bites from La Frontera: Caesar Salad
S2 - 1m 30s
It turns out the world-famous Caesar Salad originated in Mexico! Pati Jinich is at the restaurant where it was invented, Hotel Caesar’s in Tijuana, Baja California, where she makes the original Caesar Salad with current owner Chef Javier Plascencia.
Bites from La Frontera: Pulpo Taco
S2 - 1m 24s
Pati Jinich is at Mariscos El Ángel in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, to try their house specialty, a decadent octopus taco with cheese, and to find out how they make it.
Preview: Back to the Middle
S2 E3 - 30s
Pati travels the New Mexico/Chihuahua border region, a unique and bio-diverse place. Premieres April 17.
Fry Bread at San Xavier Mission
S2 E2 - 3m 6s
Pati Jinich is at the San Xavier Mission on the Tohono O'odham Nation Reservation to try the fry bread made by Telma Javier and her family at a stand right outside the church. Fry bread can be made savory or sweet and Pati gets a taste of both.
Preview: Ancient Seeds & Desert Ghosts
S2 E2 - 30s
Pati travels along both sides of the Arizona-Sonora border to see many untouched places. Premieres April 10.
Beer Tasting at Borderlands Brewing
S2 E2 - 4m 11s
Pati Jinich meets Ayla Kapahi, the first female head brewer in Arizona, to try some of the creative craft beers she’s brewing with local ingredients, like the Tohono O'odham 60-day corn, at Borderlands Brewing Co. in Tucson.
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