Patis favorite way to experience a new place is on the arm of a local. Her good friend Pedro Evia, chef behind Kuuk restaurant in Merida, accompanies Pati on one of his favorite day tripsto the coastal town of Celestun. Their adventure begins with a delicious breakfast complete with the freshest seafood caught that morning. Then they take a boat ride to see the main attraction, the flamingos, hundreds of them. After that, its time to get to work, Pati and Pedro have a cookout right on the... [see more] beach making a fresh ceviche and grilled fish with ingredients from the local market.
PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE brings authentic Mexican flavors, colors, textures and warmth into American kitchens.Each half-hour highlights a singular Mexican food from familiar ingredients like vanilla, avocado and chorizo to the mysterious grains used by the Aztecs and the adventurous and trendy cuisine found across Mexico today. From traditional takes on tomatillos to modern spins on huevos rancheros, Pati inspires viewers to make great Mexican dishes in their own homes.