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.

Tradition and Innovation

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.

Episodes

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    Tradition and Innovation

    S10 E1006 - 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 E1005 - 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 E1004 - 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 E1003 - 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 E1002 - 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 E1001 - 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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    Tijuana: Stories From the Border

    Tuesday
    Oct 26

    30 Minutes

    Life and food on the border.
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    Jinetes, Adventure in the Mountains

    Tuesday
    Oct 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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    Ensenada's Epic Seafood

    Wednesday
    Oct 27

    30 Minutes

    The port of Ensenada in Baja California is a hub for seafood exploration; the oldest bar in Baja, and originator of the margarita -- Hussongs.
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    El Chepe, Railway to the Past

    Wednesday
    Oct 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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    Baja Breakfast

    Thursday
    Oct 28

    30 Minutes

    Breakfast at Dona Esthela's restaurant in Valle de Guadalupe.
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    Mocorito, the Land of Chilorio

    Thursday
    Oct 28

    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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    Mexican Wine Country

    Friday
    Oct 29

    30 Minutes

    The wine region of Valle de Guadalupe.
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    Surfside Eats

    Friday
    Oct 29

    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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    Getting to the Roots

    Saturday
    Oct 30

    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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    Mexican Wine Country

    Monday
    Nov 1

    30 Minutes

    The wine region of Valle de Guadalupe.
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    A Day in Sinaloa's Countryside

    Monday
    Nov 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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    Loreto: Baja's Hidden Gem

    Tuesday
    Nov 2

    30 Minutes

    One-of-a-kind dishes found in the small town of Loreto on the Gulf of California.
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    Home Cooking Sinaloa Style

    Tuesday
    Nov 2

    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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    La Paz: The Heart of Baja Sur

    Wednesday
    Nov 3

    30 Minutes

    Swimming with whale sharks in the waters off Baja California Sur's capital, La Paz; local food of La Paz.
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    How Do You Say Tucson?

    Wednesday
    Nov 3

    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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    Road Trippin' With Javier Plascencia

    Thursday
    Nov 4

    30 Minutes

    Chef Javier Plascencia's restaurant Jazamango.
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    Tucson: Gateway to Sonora

    Thursday
    Nov 4

    30 Minutes

    The basics of artisan bread baking; a trip to Sonora, Mexico, to see where Sonoran wheat originates; creating recipes using wheat flour.
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    The Heart of Tequila

    Friday
    Nov 5

    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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    Hermosillo Food Crawl

    Friday
    Nov 5

    30 Minutes

    The food scene in Hermosillo, Sonora's capital, includes gigantic burritos at Dona Guille and a meat lover's feast at Mochomos; La Ruina brew park; Sonoran hot dogs.
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    The Heart of Tequila

    Saturday
    Nov 6

    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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