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CROSSING SOUTH: Trevolts, Fatcat & Betty’s Burgers

Airs Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:30 p.m., Friday, May 22 at 3 p.m. & Saturday, May 23 at 3:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, May 25 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2 + PBS Video App

Host Jorge Meraz (center) rocks an air guitar with the Trevoltz band from Tij...

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Above: Host Jorge Meraz (center) rocks an air guitar with the Trevoltz band from Tijuana.

On the Season 9 premiere episode, we head over to Rosarito to eat at Betty’s Burgers where Jorge gets his socks blown off by a Philly cheesesteak sandwich.

Next, we meet the Mexican-American couple behind Fat Cat restaurant. This breakfast place has some great American style food with a unique twist making it famous in the region.

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This is the moment that host Jorge Meraz first falls in love with the patty melt at Betty's Burgers in Rosarito, Baja Calif.

Lastly, we meet the Trevolts band from Tijuana. We get to hang out during the practice session of a high energy number.

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Just look at the excitement in host Jorge Meraz's face as he is about to taste the goodies available at Fat Cat restaurant in Rosarito, Baja Calif.

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Each new episode will be available to stream on demand after broadcast. All past episodes from this series are available for streaming on demand.

CROSSING SOUTH: Trevolts, Fatcat & Betty’s Burgers

Rosarito’s sleepy seaside community attracts expats from all around the world. Over the years, some started their own businesses. We meet a couple from L.A. who opened their own American-style burger joint and another who opened their own breakfast comfort food spot. Next, we head to Tijuana to hang out with Trevolts, a classic rock band with great energy and sound.

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About The Series:

CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show that explores Tijuana and Northern Baja. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes you on a journey and demystifies the area. Get to know the people, vernacular, foods, customs and places frequented by the locals.


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