notes from the mexican kitchen
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Announcing: Catering by Fonda Frontera!

Fonda Frontera, our outpost in Wicker Park, has launched its BRAND NEW catering service, which is basically the best of its menu, delivered to your home, office or wherever else you want soul-satisfying Mexican food. A few of the highlights: • TACO BAR! With oven-braised or wood-grilled meats and fresh handmade corn tortillas. Think classics […]

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You’re Invited to a “Dinner Like No Other” 2017

Tickets are on sale now for the “Dinner Like No Other,” our unforgettable fundraising party for the Frontera Farmer Foundation. The event takes place at Frontera Grill and Topolobampo on Sunday, Oct. 15. This year’s theme? “A Night at the Circus.” Prepare to be dazzled with a never-before-seen five-course themed menu (hint: expect lots of […]

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Topolo’s “Oaxaca” Menu: A Trip to Our Spiritual Home

An introduction to Topolobampo’s latest seven-course “story menu,” a culinary homage to Oaxaca. Download the menu here.  Oaxaca always sighs deeply, exhaling a unique scent of sweetness and earth, of sweat and deep-rooted contentment, of smoke and elegant, daring spice. Oaxaca’s aroma is singular. And seductive. At least I’ve found it so, ever since my […]

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We’re Closed July 4!

Hello Frontera fans! Just a quick word to let you know all of our restaurants — Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, Xoco, Fonda Frontera, Cruz Blanca and Leña Brava —  will be closed Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4. We’ll have a wonderful and long holiday weekend with our friends and family an we hope you’ll […]

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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 […]