El Paso and the History of Hot

El Paso is a particularly vibrant place in the world, and a very exciting place to observe and jump into world cultures in an experiment of fusions. It shares a border with Juarez, and sometimes the cities are referred to simultaneously. As one might imagine, their histories are deeply connected, and the present is an illustration of these connections, providing a pathway toward a future that is mutually constructed.

It’s not unusual for visitors to come here and fall immediately, and deeply, in love with the food. This is Tex-Mex , and the city is one of the original towns where the cuisine developed. Today, when people refer to Mexican food in the U.S., generally speaking, they are referring to this cuisine specifically.

Real, authentic Mexican food is a term that’s subject to negotiation, however, because it can change every … Read the rest