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Illustration of a man eating Mexican dishes.

Community Series

A New Generation of Mexican Chefs Is Serving Heritage (and Progress)

Born in the small border town of Agua Prieta in 1947, Zarela Martínez learned to cook on ranchos with her…

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Taco Literacy professor Steven Alvarez in front of Taqueria Coatzingo.

Community Series

New York Has Incredible Mexican Food. Here’s Where to Find It.

“Sweet baby Quetzalcoatl, this would last people a week.” It’s a hot, sticky August day in Corona, Queens, and a…

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The Making of the Pumas Torta at Tortas Neza

On a hot, sticky August day, St. John’s University English professor Steven Alvarez, who teaches a class on Taco Literacy,…

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