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.

Isla Mujeres Inspired

26m 46s

Known for beautiful white sand beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters and the friendliest locals in the Mexican Caribbean, Isla Mujeres has become a global haven. Pati takes a day to explore this gorgeous island and try the local delicacy, Tikin Xic, fish marinated in a thick red sauce diluted with the juice of sour oranges and spices and wrapped in banana leaves for cooking.

Episodes

  • Quiero más Tacos: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Quiero más Tacos

    S10 E10 - 26m 46s

    In this episode, Pati celebrates everyone’s favorite Mexican creation, the taco. She tries two of Jalisco’s best tacos — marlin tacos in Puerto Vallarta and barbacoa tacos in Guadalajara. Then, in her kitchen, Pati creates a pair of Jalisco-inspired tacos that are sure to satisfy any true taco-lover.

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    Double Vallarta

    S10 E9 - 26m 46s

    Pati is in one of Mexico’s most popular beach destinations! She gets an insider’s tour of the best street food from one of Puerto Vallarta’s acclaimed chefs, Thierry Boulet, and visits one of the city’s new restaurants, La Docena, which is helping to revitalize El Malecón. Then, she goes behind the scenes of one of Nuevo Vallarta’s biggest resort destinations.

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    The Heart of Tequila

    S10 E8 - 26m 46s

    One of Jalisco’s most popular tourist destinations, and the birthplace of Mexico’s most famous spirit, is Tequila. Pati explores the town, learns about the history of tequila making, and gets an up-close look at the whole process from the agave fields to the tasting table.

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    Getting to Your Roots

    S10 E7 - 26m 45s

    Pati meets the young owners of one of Guadalajara’s most exciting new restaurants, Xokol, where they are reconnecting with their roots and creating dishes using heritage corn. In Tequila, she visits Chef Marin from Solar de Las Animas, who creates a drink and dessert inspired by his grandmother. Then back home, Pati invites her friend Francisco Migoya over to make one of his acclaimed desserts.

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    Tradition and Innovation

    S10 E6 - 26m 46s

    Pati meets chef and historian Maru Toledo who is working to preserve and pass on some of Jalisco’s most important regional recipes. In Hacienda Romo, she looks at the influence of hacienda culture and meets a family that built their legacy on tequila and agave, but are now using an entirely new crop, blueberries, to create more jobs and opportunities for workers, specifically women.

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    Escaramuza

    S10 E5 - 26m 46s

    Jalisco is famous for its charros, but in this episode, Pati experiences a unique and storied part of the culture: an all-female horse riding and skills competition called escaramuza. Pati learns about the history, rules and meaning behind the competition, and gets to watch the next generation of young female riders during one of their biggest competitions of the year.

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    Los Mariachis

    S10 E4 - 26m 46s

    Some say that Jalisco is the birthplace of Mariachi. In this episode, Pati learns about the history, the instruments and the meaning behind that beloved music that pulls at the heart strings of so many Mexicans. In Guadalajara, she sits down for lunch with the leader of one of Mexico’s most accomplished bands, Mariachi Nuevo Tecalitlán.

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    Jalisco Classics

    S10 E3 - 26m 46s

    Pati stops at a couple of Guadalajara’s most beloved restaurants for two of the region’s classic recipes. At Super Menuderia Cano, Pati learns the secrets to their menudo recipe that’s so good people line up down the block waiting to get in. Then, she visits Birriera Chololo, where locals say the birria is second to none.

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    Food Meets Art

    S10 E2 - 26m 46s

    Pati explores Guadalajara, the cultural epicenter of Jalisco, which draws artists, musicians and chefs from all over Mexico. At Ceramica Suro, she gets a tour of the ceramics factory that supplies dishware and textiles to some of the finest restaurants in Mexico and the U.S. Then she visits two chefs who both create artistic, colorful dishes that are almost too beautiful to eat!

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    Welcome to Guadalajara

    S10 E1 - 26m 46s

    Pati explores the culinary highlights of Jalisco’s capital city, Guadalajara. She starts at a legendary street cart for a taste of the city’s most iconic sandwich, tortas ahogadas. Then, she meets up with one of the city’s best chefs, Fabian Delgado, to see how he’s setting new expectations for the market food experience.

Schedule

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    South by South of the Border With Vivian Howard

    Friday
    May 20

    30 Minutes

    South of the border meets southern food; with guest chef Vivian Howard.
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    A Day in Sinaloa's Countryside

    Friday
    May 20

    30 Minutes

    An up-close look at the farms and fisheries of Sinaloa, Mexico, including a dairy farm known for its fresh cheese and a high-tech produce farm.
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    Getting to the Roots

    Saturday
    May 21

    30 Minutes

    The chefs and owners of Xokol restaurant in Guadalajara reconnect with their roots; chef Marin creates a drink and dessert inspired by his grandmother; chef Francisco Migoya makes a dessert.
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    Los Mochis, Street Taco Favorites

    Monday
    May 23

    30 Minutes

    The unique history of Los Mochis, a coastal city in the northern region of Sinaloa; street food; two taco recipes.
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    Home Cooking Sinaloa Style

    Monday
    May 23

    30 Minutes

    Fish chicharron at El Maviri restaurant; a rustic pan de mujer with a family of breadmakers in Altata; El Cuchupetas seafood restaurant in Mazatlán, Mexico.
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    A Taste of Mazatlán

    Tuesday
    May 24

    30 Minutes

    A tour of Mazatlán, Sinaloa's resort town with 13 miles of Pacific coastline; chef Luis Osuna's family's restaurant Panama began as a small bakery and has grown into one of Sinaloa's biggest food franchises.
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    How Do You Say Tucson?

    Tuesday
    May 24

    30 Minutes

    Visiting restaurants and local chefs in Tucson, Ariz., a city claiming to have the best 23 miles of Mexican food in the world; Sonoran hot dog.
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    El Fuerte, Magic Town

    Wednesday
    May 25

    30 Minutes

    A walking tour through the quiet colonial town of El Fuerte, one of Mexico's "magic towns"; Hotel Posada Hidalgo's cauques; lobster recipes.
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    Pati's Mexican Table

    Wednesday
    May 25

    30 Minutes

    Chef Pati Jinich introduces authentic Mexican flavors, colors and textures into American kitchens. Each episode features a single Mexican food, ranging from familiar ingredients like vanilla to mysterious grains used by the Aztecs. Season 8 explores simple and delectable dishes from both Mexico and the United States, including street food, a seafood feast, taco recipes, lobster recipes, and a breakfast based on Sinaloan classics.
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    Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains

    Thursday
    May 26

    30 Minutes

    The people of the tiny village of Jinetes in the mountains of Sinaloa manage to preserve their customs and recipes for generations.
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    Pati's Mexican Table

    Thursday
    May 26

    30 Minutes

    Chef Pati Jinich introduces authentic Mexican flavors, colors and textures into American kitchens. Each episode features a single Mexican food, ranging from familiar ingredients like vanilla to mysterious grains used by the Aztecs. Season 8 explores simple and delectable dishes from both Mexico and the United States, including street food, a seafood feast, taco recipes, lobster recipes, and a breakfast based on Sinaloan classics.
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    El Chepe, Railway to the Past

    Friday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    Riding the first section of the El Chepe railway, from Los Mochis to El Fuerte; gourmet offerings from the train's restaurant; having a drink in the train's terrace; a breakfast based on Sinaloan classics.
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    Pati's Mexican Table

    Friday
    May 27

    30 Minutes

    Chef Pati Jinich introduces authentic Mexican flavors, colors and textures into American kitchens. Each episode features a single Mexican food, ranging from familiar ingredients like vanilla to mysterious grains used by the Aztecs. Season 8 explores simple and delectable dishes from both Mexico and the United States, including street food, a seafood feast, taco recipes, lobster recipes, and a breakfast based on Sinaloan classics.
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    The Heart of Tequila

    Saturday
    May 28

    30 Minutes

    Exploring the town of Tequila, Jalisco; the history of making tequila and a close up look at the process from the agave fields to the tasting table.
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    Mocorito, the Land of Chilorio

    Monday
    May 30

    30 Minutes

    Victoria Gonzalez and her sister, Fabiola, specialize in chilorio and jamoncillo; making chilorio; dressing up a classic local cookie with sugar crystals and dulce de leche.
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    Carne Asada With La Familia

    Monday
    May 30

    30 Minutes

    A classic Sonoran-style meal includes carne asada and a whipped peanut buttercream and grape galette.
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    Surfside Eats

    Tuesday
    May 31

    30 Minutes

    Pescado zarandeado; a fisherman in La Rosa de Las Barras catches percebes, a tiny crustacean considered a delicacy in the region.
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    Flour Power

    Tuesday
    May 31

    30 Minutes

    A classic recipe that uses both wheat and meat -- a carne con chili burrito; touring one of Hermosillo's oldest flour mills; making coyotas, a traditional dessert.
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    Sonoran Family Favorites for Sami

    Wednesday
    Jun 1

    30 Minutes

    Cooking recipes inspired by a visit to Sonora; two family-run street food stands in Sonora -- Johnny's Tacos in Hermosillo and Los Bochos in Cocorit.
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    A Day in Sinaloa's Countryside

    Wednesday
    Jun 1

    30 Minutes

    An up-close look at the farms and fisheries of Sinaloa, Mexico, including a dairy farm known for its fresh cheese and a high-tech produce farm.

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