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In addition to the roofs it damaged in the rural and urban areas, Sunday’s severe hail and thunderstorm uprooted various mango trees in the region of Veracruz and affected 60 percent of the mango production. Mango producers in the municipality of Tierra Blanca, who were waiting for the harvest to sell their product or their...
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The 11th Annual Sugar Land Wine & Food Affair (sugarlandwineandfoodaffair.com), recently celebrated on April 23-27, 2014, broke numerous records in efforts to support a permanent scholarship endowment at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management at the University of Houston. Featured in renowned publications such as The New York Times, Food Republic,...
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According to distributors of Hass avocado installed in the Supply Centre, the price of a kilogram of Hass avocados, which so far ranges between 35 and 40 pesos, could increase up to 50 pesos in the coming days. This increase in prices, they said, would be the result of the product’s usual decrease in production...
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You know you are someplace special when you step into the lighthearted collage of its decor. On the brightly painted walls is an eclectic display of art, music, theater, literature and film. Though the atmosphere is casual, with eclectic and bohemian artwork, the food is serious and features old recipes and uncommon indigenous sauces. It’s...
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Though the margarita is enjoyed in a variety of ways today, the origins of the cocktail whose base (tequila) is the national drink of Mexico are somewhat muddled, in bartender parlance. Three things are certain: Before the margarita, came tequila. Before tequila, there was mezcal. Before mezcal, there was pulque. Hundreds, perhaps thousands of years...
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My love affair with the vibrant culture and cuisine of Mexico began many years ago. As a kid, growing up in South Florida, where at the time Mexican meant Tex-Mex and the restaurants were often chain, the idea of Mexican food felt so very exotic, so foreign in an otherwise white bread existence. There was...
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Mexico is a great place for growing grapes Some of the nation’s best wines come from Valle de Guadalupe, situated on the Baja coast. Close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, a climate that’s cooler than most of Mexico and mountains that border the valley all conspire to create good growing conditions there for chardonnay, cabernet...
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These 13 places which are now open for RSVPs, arrive no later than 7PM, email information below: Kaiser Maximilian 5/15 Trio 5/16 Cafe des Artistes 5/17 Barcelona Tapas 5/18 The River Cafe 5/19 Archie’s Wok 5/20 Out 5/21 Fusion Gourmet 5/22 Gaby’s 5/23 The Blue Shrimp 5/24 No Way José! 5/25 Si Señor 5/26 Bravos...
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When you drink a Pisco sour do the ruins of Machu Picchu come to mind? Or does the aroma of a mole poblano bring you to a leisurely dinner on a plaza in Mexico? If this happens then you are experiencing what experts are now calling culinary nation branding. For quite some time nation branding...
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Spain and Italy may have dominated this year’s New York International Olive Oil Competition, but some newcomers as well as stalwarts from Uruguay, Mexico, Peru, Chile and Argentina showed they have what it takes to compete on the world stage. One of the big surprises this year was the success of some outstanding producers from...
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INGREDIENTS 20 dried new mexico chiles 3 tbsp. canola oil, plus more for frying 10 cloves garlic 1⁄4 cup fresh lime juice 1 tbsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. sugar Kosher salt, to taste 12 corn tortillas 2 cups grated mozzarella 2 cups grated sharp cheddar 3⁄4 cup finely chopped red onion 1⁄4 cup finely crumbled...
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Year after year, we receive positive feedback from diners that schedule dining out events with friends and loved ones during Restaurant Week, which takes place in Puerto Vallarta and Riviera Nayarit every year, May 15 – 31. That said, there is always room for improvement! Here are some tips we’ve assembled to ensure that your...
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Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper — now the world’s most widely grown spice crop — reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis. Results from the four-pronged investigation — based on linguistic and ecological evidence as well as the more traditional archaeological...
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There’s a private peninsula jutting out from the Mexican mainland about 26 miles north of Puerto Vallarta in the Mexican state of Nayarit. It’s called Punta Mita, which translates to “point of the arrow” in the area’s native language, and once you’ve passed through the actual gates of one of the two resorts that occupy...
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To many immigrants or out-of-state transplants who aren’t from the South, Mississippi isn’t just a place with blues music, a complicated race heritage and southern accents. Mississippi and its fellow Deep South states also taste different. For me, coming to the Magnolia State turned the meaning of the word “barbecue” upside down. When you attend...
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