Food

Pati's Mexican Table

In each episode, Pati embarks upon an exciting and entertaining journey, where each dish serves as a point of departure into Mexico’s rich history and culture, Pati’s personal experiences, her family life, and her ongoing conversations with cooks in both Mexico and the US.

Pioneering From Farm to Table

26m 46s

Huerto Urbano, or “urban farm,” is solving the problem of diverse local ingredients and food deserts by developing a way to farm in harsh conditions and serving restaurants and families who want and can afford nutritious food. The owner’s husband also happens to be one of the pioneers of culinary innovation in Monterrey, having led the way to the city’s transformation and the owner of Pangea.

Episodes

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    Pioneering From Farm to Table

    S11 E1106 - 26m 46s

    Huerto Urbano, or “urban farm,” is solving the problem of diverse local ingredients and food deserts by developing a way to farm in harsh conditions and serving restaurants and families who want and can afford nutritious food. The owner’s husband also happens to be one of the pioneers of culinary innovation in Monterrey, having led the way to the city’s transformation and the owner of Pangea.

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    The Magic of Piloncillo

    S11 E1105 - 26m 46s

    The Garza family invites Pati to their vineyard as they open the doors to the community to help make Piloncillo, the traditional way. And it takes everyone to help stir because you can’t stop, and it’s hard work. Then we’re off to the oasis of Nuevo León, the lush Bustamante magic town, where we meet three sisters who own a famous panaderia and make us bread in adobe ovens. Oh, and pizza too!

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    Maestros Del Pan

    S11 E1104 - 26m 46s

    The man who literally wrote the book on Mexican bread, Irving Quiroz, brings Pati into his workshop in Monterrey to teach her how to make traditional campechanas and rich conos de crema. Then we meet one of Irving’s students, Chuy Elizondo, who is using bread as a vehicle to make his brunch place one of the hottest in town. Meet the family who owns the butchery with the best chicharrón in town.

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    The World Cup of Tacos

    S11 E1103 - 26m 46s

    Much like the deep and bitter divide of Salsa Roja vs Salsa Verde, the state of Nuevo León is divided between two pro soccer teams: Los Tigres and Los Rayados. Pati tries the food at each stadium with stars from each team to be the judge on who wins in the battle of tortas and tacos.

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    Sisters, Stew, and Sass

    S11 E1102 - 26m 46s

    Don’t complain, don’t ask for the bathroom, and definitely don’t ask for salt. On the river Ramos, two sisters - who didn’t ask for your opinion - have taken a shack that serves one dish, traditional cortadillo stew, and made it into a must-visit restaurant. Ten minutes down the road in the town of Allende is another restaurant who uses traditional stews in their famous empalmes, or stacked tacos.

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    Top Chefs and Ancient Cliffs

    S11 E1110 - 26m 46s

    Pati’s new mountain climber friends take her on an adventure to see the mountains up close and personal. Then they grab a quick elote snack dressed in wild norteño ways, a concoction popular with the climbers. Later, Pati connects with four top chefs in the area and invites them to a Carne Asada in the backdrop of the gorgeous Huasteca mountains.

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    A Day with Hugo

    S11 E1109 - 26m 46s

    Chef Hugo Guajardo of El Jonuco is pushing the envelope on norestense cuisine, researching and finding the best ingredients. First, he takes us to where he sources his Carne Seca from the family-owned restaurant El Caminante. Then Pati has lunch at El Jonuco where she tries his spin on local delicacies and continues on to his home where he teaches her his take on charred chicken.

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    Texas BBQ in the Orange Belt

    S11 E1108 - 26m 46s

    For the first time ever in the recent prestigious Houston Rodeo BBQ competition, a Mexican placed 3rd. Luis Rivas brings all that flavor home with his BBQ restaurant Riv’s. Pati visits the restaurant to taste the difference between carne asada and ‘Texas style’ bbq. Then she learns about the part of the country known for its orange exports. Pati learns how the original Gloria’s candies are made.

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    Cantina Culture and the Morning After?

    S11 E1107 - 26m 46s

    Cantinas have historically been bars that act as men’s clubs where men come together to drink, eat and be merry. Or talk about their broken hearts. Pati meets with local author and Cantina historian David Canales who takes Pati to two very different style Cantinas in Monterrey and has a taste of the stories, and food they offer.

  • The Fire Kings: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Fire Kings

    S11 E1101 - 26m 46s

    Retired mechanic Gualberto Elizondo, “Weber,” surprised his grown kids when suddenly his grilling hobby turned him into a local celebrity and internet sensation. He drives Pati to his famous back patio where he and his family treat us to Cabrito en salsa and short ribs. And local chef Chuy Villareal of Cara De Vaca is putting a Mediterranean twist on his traditional dishes.

Extras + Features

  • Season 11 Preview: asset-original

    Season 11 Preview

    30s

    In the 10 new episodes of Season 11, Pati Jinich visits the northeastern border state of Nuevo León — draped in dazzling
    mountains and miles of desert — and spotlights its distinctive flavors, defined by local ingredients, proximity to the
    U.S. border, and influences from Sephardic Jewish culinary roots.

Schedule

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    The Magic of Piloncillo

    Thursday
    Feb 2

    30 Minutes

    Making piloncillo the traditional way; orange and piloncillo adobo pork roast pizza; flour pizza dough; orange piloncillo adobo pizza sauce.
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    Adventures in San Miguel

    Thursday
    Feb 2

    30 Minutes

    Fish with plums, pasilla and tequila; orange blossom rice with pepitas; chardonnay mango pecan tart.
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    Pioneering From Farm to Table

    Friday
    Feb 3

    30 Minutes

    Spicy honey, garlic and orange roasted duck; skillet corn tamal with duck fat and roasted garlic.
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    Taco Night

    Friday
    Feb 3

    30 Minutes

    Homemade corn tortillas; cheese basket tacos; tacos al pastor with garnishes; achiote adobo; chile de arbol and tomatillo quick salsita.
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    Cantina Culture and the Morning After?

    Saturday
    Feb 4

    30 Minutes

    Red tacos with queso fresco and piquin salsa verde; piquin salsa verde; hash, corn, chorizo and eggs.
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    Cantina Culture and the Morning After?

    Monday
    Feb 6

    30 Minutes

    Red tacos with queso fresco and piquin salsa verde; piquin salsa verde; hash, corn, chorizo and eggs.
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    Summer Evening Party

    Monday
    Feb 6

    30 Minutes

    Cherry tomato jam with red wine and scallions; citrus chicken with carrots and baby potatoes; bell peppers, cucumbers and chickpea salad; vanilla custard.
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    Texas BBQ in the Orange Belt

    Tuesday
    Feb 7

    30 Minutes

    Honey glazed pork belly, arrachera and shrimp fried rice.
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    Tamaliza!

    Tuesday
    Feb 7

    30 Minutes

    Cooked salsa verde; chicken in salsa verde tamales; sweet corn tamales; Tamara's fresh from the garden green rice; Mexican masa chocolate drink.
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    A Day With Hugo

    Wednesday
    Feb 8

    30 Minutes

    Roasted charred chicken; super greens green salad with oregano vinaigrette; sugar and cinnamon cookies.
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    Mexamericana

    Wednesday
    Feb 8

    30 Minutes

    Mexican crab cakes with jalapeno aioli; pizza dough; pizza sauce; poblano, corn and zucchini pizza; carne asada and cebollitas pizza; chorizo hamburgers.
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    Top Chefs and Ancient Cliffs

    Thursday
    Feb 9

    30 Minutes

    Wedding rice; ginger and pistachio guacamole.
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    Cooking With the Fans

    Thursday
    Feb 9

    30 Minutes

    Tart pico de guac; chipotle chicken pasta casserole; marbled tres leches cake.
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    Born in the Kitchen

    Friday
    Feb 10

    30 Minutes

    Huevos a la Mexicana; shredded flank steak with potatoes in green salsa; Mexican rice with prawns; orange vanilla flan.
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    Street Food Favorites

    Friday
    Feb 10

    30 Minutes

    Cooked and seasoned corn; miner-style enchiladas; homemade dulce de leche; churros con cajeta.
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    Texas BBQ in the Orange Belt

    Saturday
    Feb 11

    30 Minutes

    Honey glazed pork belly, arrachera and shrimp fried rice.
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    Pati's Texican

    Monday
    Feb 13

    30 Minutes

    Tex-Mex chili; poblano, bacon and cheddar skillet cornbread; Mexican chocolate doughnuts.
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    Sami's Big Day

    Monday
    Feb 13

    30 Minutes

    Smashed baby potatoes; chipotle salmon, bacon and avocado sandwich; homemade cookies.
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    My Three Favorite Boys

    Tuesday
    Feb 14

    30 Minutes

    Alphabet soup; molletes, grilled cheese and bean hero sandwiches; pico de gallo salsa; dulce de leche cheesecake.
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    Modern Mexico

    Tuesday
    Feb 14

    30 Minutes

    Boston lettuce salad with avocado dressing, candied pineapple and pumpkin seeds; beef and veggie mole stew; chocolate hibiscus cookies; hibiscus flowers and tea.

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