notes from the mexican kitchen
Mexican Weekend/

Chili and Football: A Match Made in Heaven

Most of us have that same Pavlovian response.  Someone says football; everyone thinks chili.  Usually the typical "ground beef+chili powder+boatloads of cumin" type. So, because I'm more of a South-of-the-Border guy, I'm offering you this "best of all worlds" chili made with chunks of beef and pork and a rich chili sauce made from ancho [...]

Restaurant Week – January 30-February 12

This year all 4 restaurants are participating in Restaurant Week.  See below for our special menus. Frontera Grill  Lunch Menu, Dinner Menu    Topolobamopo  Lunch Menu XOCO  Menu XOCO Bistro  Lunch Menu, Dinner Menu   
Mexican Weekend/

Are You Ready For Some Football!?


It’s almost time for the big game and that means parties.  And is any party complete without some great snack?  Without a great guacamole?  For our party we’re cooking some pretty amazing, spicy red chile chicken wings and an epic guacamole with roasted tomatillo, grilled green onions, and smoky bacon.  What else do you need? Well, besides […]

Mexican Weekend/

A Warm and Healthy Soup for Your Weekend

Still feeling full from your holiday feasting?  We are too, but this soup is the answer.  This Mustard Green soup studded with roasted poblano and yukon gold potatoes, and thickened with almonds is the perfect soup for January.  Not only is it super healthy and a great start for those New Year's Resolutions, but it is also [...]
Mexico–One Plate at a Time/ TV Season 10: Chef to Chef/

Season 10 of Mexico One Plate at a Time: Chef to Chef – Airing Now!

Rick's newest season of Mexico One Plate at a Time: Chef to Chef is airing this January!  Check for your local listings.