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Cree-Mee Drive ~ Cimarron New Mexico

Tacos/ Mexican
March 25, 2022

Cree-Mee Drive ~ Cimarron New Mexico

Tacos/ Mexican
March 25, 2022
Ali Khan makes a pit stop in Cimarron New Mexico for a a true hole in the wall gem: Cree-Mee Drive and gets a bowl legit Cheap Eats and a New Mexico staple: Hatch green chile stew!
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Best bites of 2021: restaurant edition

Tacos/ Mexican
December 31, 2021

Best bites of 2021: restaurant edition

Tacos/ Mexican
December 31, 2021
Ali Khan's best bites of 2021. I mean, need I say more? I think this alone should be a show on Food Network & Cooking Channel. I'll even take YouTube TBH.
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Tacos El Charly ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
November 4, 2021

Tacos El Charly ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
November 4, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan got a craving for late night taco trucks and checks out Tacos El Charly in Austin TX.
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Barrio Queen ~ Scottsdale AZ

Tacos/ Mexican
October 28, 2021

Barrio Queen ~ Scottsdale AZ

Tacos/ Mexican
October 28, 2021
Ali Khan is back on the road in Scottsdale Arizona. In between shooting a new Food Network show, he checks out Barrio Queen in Scottsdale Arizona for authentic Mexican in a sit down setting.
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ACL Eats Weekend One: where to eat at Austin City Limits Festival

Tacos/ Mexican
October 5, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel's Ali Khan goes to Austin City Limits Music Festival for their food line up. Smoked meats tacos, Shawarma, burgers and Korean fried chicken make the rounds.
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Trill Foods ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
July 22, 2021

Trill Foods ~ Austin TX

Tacos/ Mexican
July 22, 2021
Food Network + Cooking Channel host Ali Khan visits Trill Foods in Austin TX for their elevated tacos and tostadas featuring farm sourced ingredients and fine dining cooking techniques.
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Curtido: Salsa’s Best Friend

Tacos/ Mexican
April 26, 2021

Curtido: Salsa’s Best Friend

Tacos/ Mexican
April 26, 2021
Salsa’s Best Friend (and taco’s too) Curtido is a taco condiment staple, especially in the Yucatan where it is featured on Cochinita Pibil, Mexico’s answer to low and slow pulled pork. I like it on many tacos, especially the meaty ones likes Carnitas or Campechano(steak and chorizo). And making it could not be more simple.
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Al Pastor Traeger Hack

Tacos/ Mexican
April 19, 2021

Al Pastor Traeger Hack

Tacos/ Mexican
April 19, 2021
The Vitals: the recipe: Al Pastor Traeger Hack the smoker: Traeger Ironwood 885  the time: about an hour the full nelson: too damn fun not to try Lazy Sunday cookouts have been a running theme in my backyard lately. On Sundays, like in this Instagram Reels post, I’ve been hitting up my neighborhood carniceria. Their selection of marinated meats and salsas are damn tasty when I don’t feel like dedicating a weekend for the prep. And it gave me a ...
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The McRib Hack

Tacos/ Mexican
December 16, 2020

The McRib Hack

Tacos/ Mexican
December 16, 2020
So McRib is back and I got excited. I mean, it’s the McRib . . . the only sandwich at McDonald’s thats as McDonalds as the freaking Big Mac. Now it has been more than a minute since I have had one and I just couldn’t eat a McRib and post about it. I had to make it better. So here it is, My McRib hack, which I swear to whatever higher power you believe in, is worth the minimal ...
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Braised Pork Chile Verde recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
September 13, 2020

Braised Pork Chile Verde recipe

Tacos/ Mexican
September 13, 2020
Pork Chile Verde It’s a hearty, comforting Mexican icon. Superb in tacos, burritos, over rice or even just in a damn bowl, Pork Chile Verde is a staple on both sides of the border. Thanks to one of Food & Wine’s Best of the Best cookbooks from years back, I stumbled upon a Rick Bayless version where chunks of pork shoulder are braised slowly in an oven along with tomatillos, cilantro and pickled jalapeños. Despite countless versions of Pork Chile ...
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