Quarantine Cookbook Series Part 1: Made in Mexico

Quarantine Cookbook Series Part 1: Made in Mexico

2019 was definitely the year of the Mexican cookbook, and thank goodness because it looks like we’ll have plenty of time on our hands to be doing a lot of cooking in 2020. Last year we saw cookbook debuts from some of the biggest names and rising stars in Mexican...
A Visit to Raicilla La Reina

A Visit to Raicilla La Reina

When Silvia Gonzalez Lopez moved to the U.S. her husband got sick and the doctors couldn’t figure out what was ailing him. While he couldn’t work she spent long days at a meat packing facility in Iowa, sending money back to her father-in-law to provide for her three...

The Evolution of La Luna Mezcal

From left to right, Adrian Gallegos, Salvador Chavez, and Maestro Hernan Hernandez Scott. A couple weeks ago I visited La Luna Mezcal’s vinata in Cotija, Michoacán with Salvador Chavez, the founder and CEO. We were just in time to catch an ensamble distilling...