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National Hispanic Heritage Month: Recognizing the history and culture of Hispanic Americans

Exploring the cultural diversity of Latin American cuisine.


Houston Public Media Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month


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We're live at Xochi in Downtown Houston where we'll celebrate the rich culture of various Latin American countries thorough their culinary delights.

We'll be joined by our panel of Houston-based chefs and culinary experts who will bring with them a sample of a dish they prepared and then discuss the food culture of each of their respective countries.



Marco Torres

  • Taco Journalist, Houston Chronicle

Hugo Ortega

  • Executive chef/owner of H Town Restaurant Group

Masaru Fukuda

  • Chef/owner Pacha Nikkei

Angel Lajara

Flor Mansilla

  • Chef/owner of La Argentina

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