notes from the mexican kitchen

#More Bayless Round 4 Winners

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How sweet it is. The #MoreBayless contest’s final winners are posted below, and your photos of the coconut bread pudding were so good we could practically taste them. Congratulations to the winners. The signed copies of “More Mexican Everyday” will be shipping out soon. For the rest of us, the book is on sale at […]

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A Pork and Black Bean Dinner Suitable for Cinco de Mayo

Fat or not, Tuesday just isn’t the most practical day to throw a party. That’s why I’ve picked this slow cooker pork and black bean dinner as my choice for Cinco de Mayo, which falls on Tuesday this year. The dish straddles the line between weeknight slow cooker simplicity and stick-to-your-ribs fiesta food. Even though Frijol […]


Dinner Like No Other 2015: Tickets on Sale Now!

Chef Rick Bayless will once again host the annual Dinner Like No Other, our signature fundraising event for the Frontera Farmer Foundation. The 2015 event takes place June 14 at Frontera Grill and Topolobampo, where Rick and his staff will create six never-before-seen courses featuring early summer produce, meat and fish sourced exclusively from local […]


James Beard Awards: A Weekend Full of Fiestas


Next week, The James Beard Foundation Awards are coming to Chicago for the first time ever. We’re looking forward to a few whirlwind days of top-flight food, good company and high hopes as the Foundation bestows its annual awards to the world’s best chefs and restaurants, including our very own Topolobampo, which is up for an Outstanding […]


‘More Mexican Everyday’ On Sale Now!

HUGE news here at Frontera. The moment has finally arrived. “More Mexican Everyday: Simple, Seasonal, Celebratory,” the ninth cookbook from Chef Rick Bayless, is available in stores nationwide. The book is all about inspiring you fans of the kitchen to more freely cook for the sheer pleasure of it, rather than frantically checking (and re-checking) […]