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CROSSING SOUTH: La Justina & Tijuana's Culinary Art School

Host Jorge Meraz enjoys the best shrimp tacos in Tijuana.
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Host Jorge Meraz enjoys the best shrimp tacos in Tijuana.

Stream now or tune in Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at 9:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

In "La Justina And Tijuana's Culinary Art School," host Jorge Meraz breaks his own advice and heads to Revolution Avenue in Tijuana, Mexico. This area is experiencing a fresh culinary revival that is turning its tourist trap reputation on its head.

We visit La Justina, a trendy restaurant co-owned by an American, chef Chad White. He is an interesting character with a tasty menu to share.

The pork belly at La Justina on Revolution Avenue in Tijuana.
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The pork belly at La Justina on Revolution Avenue in Tijuana.

Later, we visit Tijuana's Culinary Art School. Discover a main source of the amazing culinary scene hitting Baja as we talk with the owner and take a short tour.

CROSSING SOUTH: La Justina and Tijuana's Culinary School

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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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