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El Naranjo’s Iliana de la Vega Brings Traditional Flavors of Mexico to Austin

October 27, 2022 | By Marisa Charpentier

In Praise of Tex-Mex with TV Chef Pati Jinich

September 29, 2022 | By Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

Almost 10 years ago, while on tour to promote one of her cookbooks, Pati Jinich visited the U.S.-Mexico border for the first time.

Texas Gets 27 Nominations for the James Beard Awards

March 6, 2019 | By Kimya Kavehkar and June Naylor

Four Texans are finalists for the Best Chef: Southwest category. After the finalists for the annual James Beard Awards were announced in Houston on Wednesday, the number of Texans in the running for the honors dwindled from 27 to four—all chefs vying for the title Best Chef: Southwest. Representing Austin are Kevin Fink of Emmer & Rye, Michael Fojtasek of Olamaie, and Bryce Gilmore of Barley Swine, and representing San Antonio is Steve McHugh of Cured.

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