Pati Jinich talks about her passion for food and how her career came to be; sopes; caramelized pasilla brisket; tiger pound cake.
An Oaxacan-themed breakfast includes eggs in salsa martajada, Oaxaca-style refried beans and pan de yema.
The unique food and culture of La Mixteca; corn soup with queso; pescado agridulce.
Mole verde with pork and white beans; almendrado with chicken.
The role of women in Oaxaca and their influence on customs and cuisine; coloradito chicken; mashed potato cazuela; almond and chocolate leche cake.
Chef Alex Ruiz, owner of Casa Oaxaca, offers a tour of his favorite market and family farm; meatballs in guajillo sauce; arroz con chepil.
Mexican steak salad; Oaxacan sours made with mezcal.
Oaxacan chicken with oregano and garlic; grilled corn salad; burnt milk ice cream with animal crackers.
Vegetarian dishes include sweet potato and black bean tamales and avocado, watercress and pecan salad.
Tasajo torta with smoky guacamole; nopalitos salad with pickled chipotle; natilla with berries.
Spanish-influenced recipes with guest chef José Andrés.
Simple, inexpensive recipes that college students can make for themselves; a series of simple cooking strategies.
A traditional Thanksgiving dinner features turkey, stuffing and vegetables, all with a Mexican twist.
Crab House dishes include Alaskan wontons; tuna tartare kibi and cold pork belly salad at Casa de Cristian Morales.
Sampling the local delicacy of Isla Mujeres -- tikin xic, fish marinated in a red sauce diluted with sour orange juice and spices wrapped in banana leaves.
Known for its smoked meats, Valladolid offers local specialties, including lomitos de Valladolid and longaniza de Valladolid.
The city of Izamal features buildings painted in the same golden hue; venison tacos and poc chuk; a jeweler makes jewelry from his backyard plants.
Climbing the ancient ruins of Uxmal, an ancient Mayan city; swimming; tamales; making cochinita pibil using the ancient technique of cooking meat with heated rocks buried underground.
Exploring Campeche, Mexico, a colonial city defined by its history of piracy; turkey panuchos; La Pigua features regional dishes pescado verde and grilled octopus.
Sunday is a day to celebrate food, dancing and culture; slow cooked pork sandwich; Vaqueria dance; a traditional Sunday family meal.
A visit to the coastal town of Celestun in Merida, Mexico, includes a breakfast featuring fresh seafood, a boat ride to see flamingos, and a cookout on the beach with ceviche and grilled fish.
Bar snacks in Merida, the capital of Yucatan; family classics include mondongo stew and foreign influences like kibbeh.
Pollo pibil, a tamale cooked underground; pan de cazon, a version of lasagna made with shark, beans and tomato sauce.
Chicken, refried beans, plantain and avocado sandwich; potato and poblano rajas salad; mango puff; grapefruit and guava spritzer with agave.
Baked egg casserole; salsa ranchera; dulce de leche and pecan cinnamon rolls; baked fruit mixiote.
Chili rellenos; salsa roja; drunken rice with chicken; meringue cake with whipped cream and strawberries.
Boston lettuce salad with avocado dressing, candied pineapple and pumpkin seeds; beef and veggie mole stew; chocolate hibiscus cookies; hibiscus flowers and tea.
Smashed baby potatoes; chipotle salmon, bacon and avocado sandwich; homemade cookies.
Cooked and seasoned corn; miner-style enchiladas; homemade dulce de leche; churros con cajeta.
Tart pico de guac; chipotle chicken pasta casserole; marbled tres leches cake.
Mexican crab cakes with jalapeno aioli; pizza dough; pizza sauce; poblano, corn and zucchini pizza; carne asada and cebollitas pizza; chorizo hamburgers.
Cooked salsa verde; chicken in salsa verde tamales; sweet corn tamales; Tamara's fresh from the garden green rice; Mexican masa chocolate drink.
Cherry tomato jam with red wine and scallions; citrus chicken with carrots and baby potatoes; bell peppers, cucumbers and chickpea salad; vanilla custard.
Homemade corn tortillas; cheese basket tacos; tacos al pastor with garnishes; achiote adobo; chile de arbol and tomatillo quick salsita.
Fish with plums, pasilla and tequila; orange blossom rice with pepitas; chardonnay mango pecan tart.
JuJu's fruit smoothie; big brunch enchiladas; black beans from the pot; nopalitos with sauteed corn and guajillo.
Watermelon, tomatillo and mozzarella skewers with mint-agave syrup; red pozole with garnishes; mixed melon, lime and coconut agua fresca; tres leches and strawberry Mexican gelatin dessert.
Honey chipotle ribs; spinning top cocktail; mango guacamole with grilled tortilla wedges; grilled romaine and red bell peppers with ancho chili vinaigrette and cheese.
Fish over fennel salad with a jalapeno and olive salsa; guajillo and garlic pasta; cucumber martini.
Spiced sweet Mexican coffee; Mexican-style gravlax with cilantro and tequila; huevos rancheros with zucchini; Yucatan-style French toast.
Michelada bar; crab, cucumber and jicama salad; papa rellenas with avocado sauce; beef barbacoa sliders; drunken salad.
Amaranth and panko crispy chicken with dipping sauce; green beans with peanuts and chile de arbol; five-spice pecan plum empanadas; Sriracha mezcal cocktail.
Shrimp cocktail Pacifico; Rodrigo-style fish; flourless chocolate pecan cake.
Macaroni and cheese Mexicano; chipotle agave chicken wings; brownies with caramelized pecans.
Carnitas; salsa verde with avocado; Morella-style gazpacho salad; grilled pineapple margarita.
Tortilla soup; tuna casserole; lime pound cake; papaya relish.
Alphabet soup; molletes, grilled cheese and bean hero sandwiches; pico de gallo salsa; dulce de leche cheesecake.
Tex-Mex chili; poblano, bacon and cheddar skillet cornbread; Mexican chocolate doughnuts.
Huevos a la Mexicana; shredded flank steak with potatoes in green salsa; Mexican rice with prawns; orange vanilla flan.
Zucchini soup with tortilla crisps; cactus paddle tostadas; plantain and pecan bread.
Bricklayer-style beef tacos; lime-rubbed chicken tacos with corn guacamole; adobo fish tacos with grilled pineapple salsa.
Poblano soup; chicken tinga; glazed Santa Clara cookies.
Chicken a la trash; green salad; chocoflan.
Squash blossom quesadillas; hibiscus and pecan mole; rose petal, marshmallow, mango and pistachio ice cream.
Ancho chili and orange-juice tequila chaser; jicama and orange pico de gallo; tequila, Mexican cream and chipotle shrimp; cocktail; coffee flan with tequila whipped cream.
Mexican French toast rolls; green chilaquiles in roasted tomatillo sauce; marbled pound cake.
Meatballs in chipotle sauce; white rice and fried plantains; tres leches cake.
Crazy corn; chicken flautas; chocolate and cajeta cupcakes.
Chicken milanesa; chayote squash and pickled onion salad; chunky chipotle mashed potatoes.
Snapper in a poblano chile sauce; corn torte; cajeta crepes with toasted pecans.
Street-style cut fruits and vegetables; ham and cheese torta sandwiches; birthday cake.
Enchiladas in red tomato sauce; Tampico-style steak combo; Mexican wedding cookies.
Pork tenderloin in a sweet citrus sauce; baked plantains; blackberry and pecan tamales.
Peanut and vanilla aperitif; grilled shrimp and pineapple salad with vanilla and chile de arbol vinaigrette; vanilla floating islands.
Chicken with tamarind, apricots and chipotle sauce; white rice with fideos; orange and almond flan; cafe de olla.
Rice and cinnamon drink; amarillito mole with chicken; corn dough dumplings; piggy-shaped cookies.
Warm sweet potato and chorizo salad; potato, scallion and chorizo tacos; pasta with tomato and chorizo.
Poached eggs in a tomato and poblano rajas sauce; refried beans and cheese chimichangas; vanilla pound cakes with lime-apricot glaze.
Ancho chile Mexican hamburgers with lime aioli; pickled onion and potato salad; garabatos.
Jamaica water; spinach salad with caramelized pecans and Jamaica vinaigrette; steak tacos with Jamaica and jalapeno syrup; gourmet Jamaica popsicles.
Picadillo empanadas; white rice and poblano rajas casserole; almond and porto cake.
Salsa verde with avocado and queso fresco; chicken in a tomatillo, chipotle and brown sugar sauce; tomatillo and lime jam.
Avocado and hearts of palm chop-chop salad; steak and avocado sandwich on crusty bread; coconut and avocado ice cream.
Cowboy charro beans; chilorio burritas; chunky guacamole; sweet anise rosquitas.
Ham and cheese sincronizadas; Oaxacan mushroom and cheese quesadillas; plantain and refried bean quesadillas; guajillo chile salsa.