Mexican

Hugo Ortega’s New Houston Restaurant URBE Dishes All-Day Street Food

POSTED: September 10, 2021 AT 3:43 pm   /   Food Finds, Mexican

James Beard Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega and multiple James Beard award-semifinalist restaurateur Tracy Vaught are known for the upscale Mexican cuisine they serve at Hugo’s, Xochi and Caracol. However, the taquitos dorados at Xochi and Ortega’s cookbook, Hugo Ortega’s Street Food of Mexico, that show the diverse fare served by Mexico’s roadside stalls are an […]

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Explore The Cuisine of Jalisco With a Special Limited Menu at Hugo’s

POSTED: June 16, 2020 AT 10:06 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Mexican

Jalisco is the home of tequila, vibrant ingredients and charrería (Mexico’s national sport, which is similar to rodeo). Situated on the central western coast of Mexico, Jalisco is also becoming a popular culinary destination. That’s partially thanks to the scenic terrain of woods, beaches, plains and lakes. Jalisco’s cuisine is refined but there is a […]

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Get Some Fresh Air and Visit Azteca Farmers Market For Produce, Ceviche, Tacos And More

POSTED: June 15, 2020 AT 12:38 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Fresh Produce, Mexican

Azteca Farmers Market at 7710 East Freeway is well on its way to being another great Houston open-air shopping venue.  Since December, the vendors have stocked their stalls with colorful fare: fruit stacked in pyramids, jars of spices marked with bright signs and flower-shaped mangos-on-a-stick. A variety of garden and lawn ornaments — metal peacocks […]

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