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Chef Chat: Tom Gilliland On 40 Years of Mexican Food in Austin

Forty years ago, Tom Gilliland and Miguel Ravago started Fonda San Miguel, an interior-Mexican food restaurant in Austin that quickly rose to popularity. Before Fonda, "Mexican" food in Texas meant Tex-Mex.


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Chef Chat: Austin’s Alma Alcocer and Jeff Martinez Share Mexican Food Memories

Chefs Alma Alcocer and Jeff Martinez have worked together for years at various Austin restaurants and currently own Alcomar in Austin, Texas, a Mexican food restaurant with a focus on seafood.


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#IBuiltThis: In Napa Valley, Mexican Winemakers Turn American Dream Into Reality

The American dream. For the Gallegos family, the first immigrant winemakers in Napa Valley, it’s not just a hokey idea. It’s reality.


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Chef Chat: George Mendes and Jose Avillez Talk Portugal, Pressure, and NYCWFF

Between the two Iberian cuisines – Portuguese and Spanish – the latter has received the most attention, with countless cookbooks and news stories written about everything from Basque to Andalucian fare and everything in between.


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11 Presidential Cocktails to Sip This Weekend (Whether You Are Happy or Sad)

Who doesn’t like a stiff drink at the end of the day? No one I know, and most of the people I know have jobs that rank somewhere between pizza delivery boy and cat sitter on the stressful careers scale (myself included).


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#IBuiltThis: How Siete Family Foods Sparked a Tortilla Revolution

They say "it takes a village", but if you’re the Garza Family, it only takes seven passionate sets of hands.


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#IBuiltThis: Raise Your Glass to GEM&BOLT

If you’ve tasted mezcal, you know there’s something special about the smoky, earthy liquid. Mezcal is complex, dark, and polarizing.


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#IBuiltThis: Meet the Colombian Juice Queen That's Making Miami Healthy

Inspiration comes in many ways, including fighting to get rid of that freshman 15. Instead of being frustrated by her health (including constant migraines), Miami-based Tatiana Peisach decided to figure out a better way.


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