Food

La Frontera with Pati Jinich

Savor the sights, sounds and flavors of the U.S.-Mexico border alongside acclaimed chef and James Beard Award-winning host Pati Jinich as she experiences the region’s rich culture, people and cuisine.

From Dos Laredos to Mars

54m 43s

Pati Jinich, chef and James Beard Award-winning host, travels from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas. She learns how tight-knit family bonds are an underlying theme connecting everything in the Laredos, and throughout La Frontera.

Episodes

  • From Dos Laredos to Mars: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    S1 E2 - 54m 43s

    Pati Jinich, chef and James Beard Award-winning host, travels from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas. She learns how tight-knit family bonds are an underlying theme connecting everything in the Laredos, and throughout La Frontera.

  • Miles From Nowhere: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Miles From Nowhere

    S1 E1 - 54m 44s

    Acclaimed chef and James Beard Award-winning host Pati Jinich, travels from El Paso and Juarez to Big Bend National Park. She discovers the people, places, and food -- from burritos to middle eastern cuisine, that make this region unique.

Extras + Features

  • Visit the Sabal Palm Sanctuary: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Visit the Sabal Palm Sanctuary

    S1 E2 - 3m 53s

    Pati visits the Sabal Palm Sanctuary just outside of Brownsville, Texas. This protected land is the last place to see how the dense sabal palm forests looked centuries ago before this border region was developed. It is also unique in that it is in US territory but located on the south side of the border wall, so Pati has to cross the border wall to visit this US sanctuary.

  • What Makes the 'Ultimo Taco': asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What Makes the 'Ultimo Taco'

    S1 E2 - 4m 23s

    Brownsville, Texas is known for being one of the best taco destinations on the entire US/Mexico border. Pati stops at Ultimo Tacos to learn why Brownsville became so known for tacos and how being at the border influences their recipes and flavors.

  • Learn About Raspas: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Learn About Raspas

    S1 E2 - 4m 24s

    Pati travels to the Rio Grande Valley, just outside of McAllen, Texas to taste and learn about raspas, a flavored ice treat, unique to the region that come overloaded with an assortment of candy and fruit toppings. She visits the Margo Raspa stand to talk about the origin of raspas, the endless variety of options and why people in the Rio Grande Valley are so passionate about them.

  • The El Paso Art Scene: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The El Paso Art Scene

    S1 E1 - 5m 4s

    In El Paso, Texas, Pati meets with some of the most prolific muralists and artists of this part of the border region. She takes a walking tour to see the murals painted on El Paso’s buildings up close, and talks to the artists about what inspires them and what they’re hoping to convey with their incredible work.

  • Meet Oscar Herrera: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meet Oscar Herrera

    S1 E1 - 5m 52s

    Pati and her friend, chef Oscar Herrera drive across the border from El Paso, Texas to Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua and discuss what it’s like to live in a region where you experience two very different cultures daily. At Oscar’s favorite menuderia, they discuss what differences he sees in running restaurants on both sides of the border.

  • Sergio Troncoso on Border Life: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Sergio Troncoso on Border Life

    S1 E1 - 4m 5s

    In Ysleta, Texas, Pati visits La Tapatia, a restaurant serving border-influenced tortilla, tamales and tacos since 1950. She sits down with acclaimed author, Sergio Troncoso – known for his many books and essays on border life – to discuss what it’s like to live in the middle of two cultures.

Schedule

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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    Sunday
    Oct 24

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich ventures from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas, learning about how family bonds are the underlying theme that connect everything throughout La Frontera.
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    Sunday
    Oct 24

    58 Minutes

    Chef Pati Jinich ventures from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas, learning about how family bonds are the underlying theme that connect everything throughout La Frontera.
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    Monday
    Oct 25

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich ventures from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas, learning about how family bonds are the underlying theme that connect everything throughout La Frontera.
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    Miles From Nowhere

    Monday
    Oct 25

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich travels from El Paso, Texas, and Juarez to Big Bend National Park, experiencing everything from burritos to Middle Eastern cuisine.
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    Monday
    Oct 25

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich ventures from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas, learning about how family bonds are the underlying theme that connect everything throughout La Frontera.
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    Miles From Nowhere

    Tuesday
    Oct 26

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich travels from El Paso, Texas, and Juarez to Big Bend National Park, experiencing everything from burritos to Middle Eastern cuisine.
  • Image
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    Tuesday
    Oct 26

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich ventures from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas, learning about how family bonds are the underlying theme that connect everything throughout La Frontera.
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    Miles From Nowhere

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich travels from El Paso, Texas, and Juarez to Big Bend National Park, experiencing everything from burritos to Middle Eastern cuisine.
  • Image
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    La Frontera with Pati Jinich

    From Dos Laredos to Mars

    Sunday
    Oct 31

    1 Hour

    Chef Pati Jinich ventures from Laredo and Nuevo Laredo to Brownsville, Texas, learning about how family bonds are the underlying theme that connect everything throughout La Frontera.

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