notes from the mexican kitchen
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XOCO is Changing the Catering Game

While we are huge proponents of home cooking — I mean, we have a vast collection of at-home Mexican recipes right here — we know that it’s sometimes too much to take on for a party, what with all that planning and preparing. (That’s to say nothing of the actual cooking and serving.) We also […]

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Announcing the 2017 Frontera Farmer Foundation Grant Winners

Here’s just a small taste of what the grant money awarded by the Frontera Farmer Foundation will be used for in 2017: A Milwaukee mushroom farmer will buy mixing and bagging equipment allowing him to turbocharge his production.  A suburban Chicago church will erect two hoophouses and storage facilities for its expanding CSA program. A […]

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Mother’s Day at Fonda Frontera: We’re Cooking Moms’ Recipes

We’ve always been inspired by the mothers of the traditional Mexican kitchen. In fact, Fonda Frontera owes its names to the fondas of Mexico City, those rustic and family-friendly neighborhood restaurants often helmed by a family’s matriarch. As the Mother’s Day holiday draws closer, Fonda Frontera, 1471 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Wicker Park, will celebrate by featuring […]