It is not often that someone achieves the title of “master craftsman.” That’s a designation reserved for those who have cultivated a consistent degree of true, unencumbered excellence. Chef Juan Ramón Cárdenas is, in fact, a master craftsman of Northern Mexico’s famous cabrito al pastor, the careful slow roasting of young goats over coals. Having … Continue reading The King of Cabrito returns!
As you no doubt are aware, March is Women’s History Month, a national celebration of the impact women have had on our shared history and modern culture. Over the four Clark Street restaurants, Frontera Grill, Topolobampo, Bar Sótano, and Xoco, over 60% of our management team are women. To celebrate them, we have put together … Continue reading The Women of Clark Street
There are many different ways the Topolobampo creative team find inspiration for their next offering. And with six tasting menus planned out for the calendar year (amidst other special events), it is absolutely paramount that the team constantly explore, question, and, ultimately, discover new sources of inspiration to build each culinary story. To capture their … Continue reading A Menu Made of Adventure
Tickets available now! On the eve of International Women’s day, Chef Rick Bayless and Wine Director Jill Gubesch will be hosting an exclusive celebratory wine dinner at Topolobampo featuring the work of Mexican Winemaker, Nicole Martain, her sister, wine Importer Michelle Martain, and Local Distributor Susan VanKoughnett. These three women bring great wine from Mexico … Continue reading Celebrating the Women Behind Mexican Wine
All across our country, for the month of February, we have the opportunity to recognize and reflect on the triumphs and struggles of Black Americans. On Clark Street, we are celebrating the history and cuisine of another part of the African diaspora, those whose history is in Mexico. Enslaved Africans were brought to Mexico as … Continue reading Black History is World History is Mexican History