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CROSSING SOUTH: Taco Alley & Steak

Stream now or tune in Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 9:30 pm on KPBS TV + Monday, June 7 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

Host Jorge Meraz samples tacos from four different stands at Las Ahumaderas, ...

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Above: Host Jorge Meraz samples tacos from four different stands at Las Ahumaderas, which has been around since 1960, Tijuana, Mexico.

Oh boy, rapid-fire taco dining here we come!

On this episode, host Jorge Meraz checks out Las Ahumaderas, a famous row of foods stands located in the heart of Tijuana. These taco joints have a history of feeding the city since the 1960s. We try the classic adobada taco, carne asada with chorizo taco and more.

Then we head over to Palominos for a fine dining experience, a restaurant famous for its steak dishes and scrumptious desserts from the Sonoran region of Mexico.

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Jorge tries the famous Black Onyx steak at Palominos restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico.

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CROSSING SOUTH Bite-Size: Touring Taco Alley 'Las Ahumaderas' In Tijuana

Did someone say taco alley? The next episode of "Crossing South" takes you to a strip of taco stands called “Las Ahumaderas” with a history of satisfying Tijuana citizens since 1960.

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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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CROSSING SOUTH is a travel show which explores everything we find over the border in Mexico. Bilingual travel companion and host, Jorge Meraz, takes the audience on a journey and demystifies things with a special focus on Northern Mexico.


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