Award-winning chef Hugo Ortega of Hugo’s and Backstreet Cafe in Houston will join us on Saturday, September 1, 2012 to sign copies of his new book, Street Food of Mexico which celebrates the authentic cuisine of his homeland. Books will be on hand for sale and Hugo has promised to bring some snacks.

The color and flavor of Mexican street life comes alive in this generous collection of recipes for tacos, tlayudas, cocteles, bebidas, dulces and much more. Join Hugo on his culinary journey, and your kitchen will become a vibrant, savory haven as you prepare these legendary foods of Mexico. In his warm way, Hugo shares the stories behind the dishes and provides recipes and instructions to make them accessible to cooks everywhere.

The hard cover cookbook is 320 pages featuring 150 color photos and 100 recipes. $34.95

Saturday, September 1, 2012
2-4 p.m. at the store.