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CROSSING SOUTH: Tijuana: Crooner, Tigers, Drinks & Food

Host Jorge Meraz gets a rare chance to hold a baby tiger at the Tijuana Zoo.
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Host Jorge Meraz gets a rare chance to hold a baby tiger at the Tijuana Zoo.

Airs Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV + Monday, Sept. 23 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS 2

Travel south of the border into Baja California with host Jorge Meraz to discover a country rich in food, culture and so much more

On this episode, host Jorge Meraz hangs out with the Tijuana Opera and listens in as the company rehearses for their next show.

Then he cooks and samples food from Mujeres Divinas restaurant.

Host Jorge Meraz (right) samples food from Mujeres Divinas restaurant.
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Host Jorge Meraz (right) samples food from Mujeres Divinas restaurant.

Next he visits the Caliente Racetrack and zoo and gets a rare chance to hold a baby tiger. After the tigers, Jorge explores the hands-on science museum called El Trompo.

Lastly, Jorge enjoys a meal at a hole-in-the-wall burrito joint that makes great meals for a small price.

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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.

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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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