Pati Jinicha famous Mexican chef and author, visited a Colombian-inspired restaurant in North Carolina for his new series.
Jinich visited the restaurant good dad and Morgan Street Food Hall Raleigh on Thursday March 17.
Mexican chef and author
Jinich was born in Mexico and when she moved to the United States with her husband, she missed her home very much and began to cook some of her favorite Mexican dishes.
She is best known for her television series Pati’s Mexican Tablewhich was nominated for an Emmy. She has also posted three cookbooks and has participated in other cooking series, including the news that brought her to Raleigh.
What is this new cooking series?
“Drive through food” is a digital series which will be released in April in which Jinich visits immigrant chefs and talks about how they contribute to the local food scene.
“Go looking for stories across the country of people coming from different cultures, from different places and how they share their food, their traditions through food,” Jinich told La Noticia.
Jinich said that one of the most powerful forms of share your story with someone is through food.
“One way to contribute that is so noble and so revealing is food,” Jinich said. “You are literally feeding people who you are, with your story..”
Jinich said that they already filmed four episodes from the series
“There is a story of a Korean woman who married a Texan. So they’re doing texas barbecue with korean ingredients,” Jinich said. “There is another story of a couple from India, but the two, the husband and the wife They are from different areas of India.”
His new series will be out in April and will be available to view through their website and YouTube channel.
Colombian-inspired restaurant in Raleigh
Buena Papa Fry Bar is a Colombian-inspired restaurant that specializes in gourmet fries.
Jinich was able to talk with them and visit their restaurant on March 17 where he learned all about the Colombian culture.
The husband and wife team, James and Johanna Windonfounded Buena Papa in 2021. Although it has only been a year, they already plan to open new locations in Durham and Charlotte.
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Inspired by Johanna’s home country of Colombia, her hope is to bring together entire communities to experience new cultures through their dishes.
Jinich said that the seasoning and ingredients in Colombia are different from those in Mexicoso he was able to learn a lot from his visit to Buena Papa.
“I am amazed how they were able to build this business during the pandemic,” Jinich said. “They built something from scratch, it is very well made and well designed.”
hope for the series
Throughout this new series, Jinich hopes that people will feel inspired to go out and try new foods.
“Make them hungry to know. Make them hungry to tryJinich said.
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