Interviews Archive

Instagrammers I love: Mexican Food Porn

Mexican Food Porn’s photos make me ache for Mexico City. His images -- shared both on Tumblr and his Instagram account -- capture Mexican food's rich colors and layers, and sometimes its chaos. Chilaquiles bask in a messy lagoon of cream; a shrimp taco with a harsh sheen of cheese shines a little too brightly

Chef Roberto Santibañez on grapes and his new Brooklyn restaurant

When people ask me for my favorite Mexican restaurants in New York City, Fonda is typically high on my list. The restaurant's two locations (in Park Slope and the East Village) are comfortable and cozy, and the menu sticks closely to Central Mexican classics, with some New York flair. I've tried and loved Fonda's cochinita

Carlos Yescas on the myths about Mexican cheese

I first I met Carlos Yescas last year, during a beer and Mexican cheese tasting at a deli in Polanco. He led the cheese portion and he was excellent: he talked about lesser-known Mexican cheeses with a passion of a guy who'd made them himself. The event was organized through his company Lactography, which supplies

Mark Bittman on Mexican food

Mark Bittman, the New York Times columnist and cookbook author, is probably best-known for teaching people how to cook simply. His How To Cook Everything books have more than a million copies in print. He's also fan of Mexico: Bittman has written about Mexico City woman chefs and the Condesa tianguis, and his columns occasionally